Vancouver as transit or stop-over destination
A stylish, big city getaway or an outdoor escape in nature, whatever your idea of a holiday, Vancouver delivers. A dream destination for the active and the young at heart, for foodies and festival goers, art lovers and the culturally adroit, it’s impossible to run out of things to do.
A city blessed with an excellent mix of public transportation options, Vancouver is easy to navigate. An efficient bus service, SkyTrain and city rail links, ferry services and miles of welcoming bicycle trails and pathways make for an enjoyable day out when visiting. Even if only for a short visit, these Vancouver highlights are easily accessible.
Granville Island – Don’t miss the festival like atmosphere on Granville Island where shops, restaurants and markets line the attractive shore line.
See a game – From hockey in the winter to soccer, rugby, baseball and Canadian football, there’s always a game to be found in one of the city’s sports arenas.
Beaches – Enjoy the summer sun at one of the many beaches in West Point Grey
Capilano Suspension Bridge – A free shuttle bus takes visitors from Downtown Vancouver to this suspension bridge in the treetops. The bridge offers spectacular views of the great pine forests and canyon below.
Stanley Park – A beautiful urban park lining the Vancouver shoreline, Stanley Park is the perfect place for a bike ride, jog or sightseeing stroll.
Whistler Blackcomb - A two hour drive from Vancouver Airport is Whistler Blackcomb. A sking and Snowboarding meca. There is still lots to do in Summer with Mountain Biking, Hiking and many summer activities.