Hotels in Vancouver, British Columbia
- your base to discover the city.
Tucked into the corner of British Columbia, Vancouver is surrounded on three sides by water with the Coast Mountains as a dramatic backdrop to the skyline. Often named as one of the cities people most enjoy living in, Vancouver also lays claim to one of the world's most ethnically diverse populations in a metropolitan area, and the second largest Chinatown in North America.
Activities in Vancouver
are numerous. A must-see - and a great place to start exploring the city - is the historic district of Gastown, where Vancouver began. Historic buildings house tourist shops, restaurants, and boutiques. Nearby, Canada Place operates the cruise ship terminal for Alaskan voyages, an IMAX theatre
, and the Convention and Exhibition Centre. For nature-lovers, Stanley Park
offers sprawling green space to explore, and the VanDusen Botanical Gardens are a colourful treat for the eyes. Granville Island is home to the city's renowned public market, and Robson Street is the lifeline of Vancouver's thriving shopping district.