A trip to Vancouver, British Columbia is on every adventure lovers dream vacation list. Vancouver, or as it is sometimes called Vansterdam or Raincouver, is a wonderful place to visit if you enjoy being active on your vacation. There are endless things to do in Vancouver, BC from trips to the area's lovely parks like Lynn Canyon Park to visits to the world renowned Vancouver Aquarium.
Nature lovers will want to be sure to visit Stanley Park while staying in Vancouver. Besides being home to a number of fine walking trails, the park also boasts a nature center and other delights to entertain visitors. An additional famous park you'll want to be sure to experience while in Vancouver, is Queen Elizabeth Park. This park is the highest point in the city and offers stunning must see views for its visitors. Pacific Spirit Regional Park offers lovely Vancouver excursions for hiking fans looking for the top spots to find a challenge. Many local people, along with tourists, love headint to Mount Seymour Provincial Park on winter time trips. The park has the best skiing conditions to be found in the area.
Vancouver tours by car of the famed Sea to Sky Highway are also a must for visitors headed to Vancouver for the first time. The drive takes you along the lovely Pacific Ocean and is easy to follow - especially if you have a map. Many a tourist comes to the city to visit English Bay, one of the most popular attractions in Vancouver. The bay is a great place for scuba diving and kayaking, amongst other water sports. If you like Vancouver activities that include swimming and picnicking, you'll want to be sure to head to Spanish Banks for a day of fun in the sun. After an invigorating day of enjoying the outdoor activities Vancouver offers many visitors head to Grandville Island to enjoy shopping and dining in this trendy part of the city.
Vancouver is truly one of the best places to visit in all of Canada for those interested in experiencing natural beauty at its finest.