Downtown Vancouver – 1 Day

Downtown Vancouver – Just one day in Vancouver?  You can easily explore these three experiences and capture the essence of our city and culture.  This suggested itinerary of attractions includes a Harbour Tour with Harbour Cruises,  a visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery and a romantic evening visit to the Vancouver Lookout.  Two adult guests will save 25% or $36 on this package when they book on line.

Start your day at the Vancouver Lookout, this iconic tower on the edge of Gastown, offers 360-degree views of the City, local mountains and our crazy busy port.  Get your bearings, look for the best walking routes to explore the City and take a few dozen photos before you head out for the day.

Next, head up to the Vancouver Art Gallery, located in Vancouver’s former, historic BC Supreme Court House in the heart of the City.  This fall's exhibitions include The Imitation Game, to October 23, this exhibition surveys the extraordinary uses (and abuses) of artificial intelligence (AI) in the production of modern and contemporary visual culture around the world.   And Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment is a major exhibition gathering more than 200 works of art by a generation of extraordinary painters, photographers, weavers, bead workers and sculptors. Focusing on the 1920s, 30s and 40s, Uninvited foregrounds the production of women artists from across the country, providing a broad and diverse accounting of female creativity in Canada a century ago, available until January 8, 2023.  Visit The Gallery's website, for up to date exhibition information.

Hop public transit, the number #19 Stanley Park along Georgia Street, jump out at the Denman Street stop, or make your way to the famous Vancouver Seawall, head due north on any street, then head west along this walking and cycling path through Coal Harbour, just before Stanley Park you will reach Harbour Cruises, Vancouver’s best water sightseeing experience.  Four 45-minute harbour tours are offered each day.  The view from the water is spectacular, particularly if there is a cruise ship or two in dock!  The narration gives some great insights into Vancouver’s history and architecture.  The tour will take you across to the North Shore for a look at this suburb, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for sea life, the harbour seals love to sun themselves on the barges and rocks at the mouth of Mosquito Creek.  Available until September 30, 2022, then back on the water May 1, 2023.

If you have more time, other downtown experiences worth exploring include FlyOver Canada, located at the tip of Canada Place, and Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Garden the first scholar's garden built outside of China, in  1986, is located in Vancouver's historic Chinatown be sure to explore some of Vancouver's hottest cocktail and dining spots located in this neighbourhood too.. check the attractions out on our website, add them to your itineary to saven an additional 5% on each experience.

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