Top things to see and do in Vancouver
Vancouver has it all. Vibrant city life, rich culture, fascinating history, stunning parks, easy access to the Rocky Mountains and so much more. It’s also a hub of movie-making all year round, which has earned it the nickname “Hollywood North.” Keep an eye out for celebrities as you enjoy some fine dining, great shopping, action-packed sporting events and buzzing nightlife.
SEA TO SKY
Highway 99, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway is a scenic drive through coastal mountains from Vancouver to Whistler and beyond. Beginning at sea level the route follows the shore of Howe Sound, weaving through coast mountains and then climbs through old-growth rainforests before reaching Whistler 2,200 feet above sea level.
CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE PARK
CYPRESS MOUNTAIN & MOUNT SEYMOUR
HOME OF THE CANUCKS
BC Ferries serves up to 47 ports of call on 25 routes throughout coastal British Columbia for passengers and vehicles. The crossings between Vancouver Island and BC's Lower Mainland can last from about 95 minutes to two hours, depending on which route you take. There are three to choose from, including the Vancouver to Victoria service with frequent sailings every day of the year.