Vancouver may be a sophisticated, metropolitan area, but the locals are friendly and laid-back and love the beaches and mountains as the city scene. At the foot of the dazzling Coast Mountains and surrounded by the glimmering waterways, Vancouver is one of the world’s most fortunately situated cities. You will be stuck by the natural beauty visible even from the downtown core. Did you know that Vancouver’s sandy beaches earned the city a spot among National Geographic magazine’s ‘Top 10 Beach Cities’?
The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria boasts many historic buildings and some of the best museums in Western Canada. The area is also home to some of the country’s most exhilarating scenery: there’s an ocean or mountain (or both!) vista around every corner, and the city’s flower gardens are famous the world over. Whether your taste runs to golfing, hiking, biking and fishing, or you’re more the shopping, dining and theatre type, Victoria has you covered. And bring the kids – the city was included in the Top 10 Family Vacations in Canada in TripAdvisor’s 2011 Travellers’ Choice awards.
Vancouver-Considered one of the greatest urban parks in the world, Stanley Park offers hikers of all levels a variety of walks. The paved seawall has separate lands for walking and biking allowing a leisurely sightseeing stroll along the park’s coastline.
Vancouver-Be sure to find time to visit Whistler while in Vancouver. Widely regarded as one of the top four-season resorts in North America it appears regularly as in ‘Best of’ lists from around the world.
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