Located in the north of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is a tourist destination that any visitor traveling to Vancouver must visit. This is a very interesting place to play in the summer and winter, which is loved by both local residents and tourists. In the summer, Grouse Mountain is the ideal outdoor picnic spot with warm weather, beautiful scenery. In winter, Grouse Mountain becomes an exciting entertainment area with activities such as skiing, ice skating and snowboarding. In Grouse Mountain, there are many entertainment areas, extremely convenient accommodation and services for visitors.

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Skiing

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Credit: vancouver travel blog.

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Beautiful scenery
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Credit: vancouver travel blog.

Grouse Mountain

Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9, Canada
Phone: 604.980.9311
Hours: 9AM–10PM
Url: https://www.grousemountain.com/

VanDusen Botanical Garden

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For nature lovers, VanDusen Botanical Garden is the ideal tourist destination in Vancouver. This 22-hectare garden is likened to a fairyland with gentle hills, winding paths and wooden bridges across a poetic pond. Not only that, VanDusen Botanical Garden also owns a huge collection of trees with more than 255,000 trees representing more than 7,300 varieties of plants from all over the world. The garden is arranged beautifully, science so when visiting the VanDusen Botanical Garden visitors feel like they are lost in the world of fairy nature.

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VanDusen Botanical Garden which includes a garden and a lake or waterhole.

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VanDusen Botanical Garden vancouver
In the summer. Credit: vancouver travel blog.

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VanDusen Botanical Garden vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Garden vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Garden vancouver
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Laburnum Walk

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VanDusen Botanical Garden vancouver
Beautiful in Autumn
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At night. Picture: vancouver island travel blog.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Address: 5251 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1, Canada
Hours: 10AM–4PM
Phone: +1 604-257-8335
Url: http://vandusengarden.org/

Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Picture: vancouver island travel blog.

If you love adventure and want to experience the thrills, definitely not to miss the long and tallest suspension bridge in the world of Capilano in Vancouver. The bridge has a length of up to 140m and a height of 70m compared to the river below. The walls of the bridge are made from steel and the floor is lined with planks made from cedar trees. Experience the feeling of passing through the bridge, you will find extremely interesting because the bridge is quite narrow and very swaying. Many people through the bridge have to follow the style of groping because the bridge is swaying so they fall back and forth, screaming very funny. But when you have gone through the bridge, you will feel very successful and overcome great challenges.

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Sunrise

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Picture: vancouver island travel blog.

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

Address: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1, Canada
Total length: 140 m
Height: 70 m
Clearance below: 70 m
Location: North Vancouver
Phone: 604.985.7474
Url: https://www.capbridge.com/

Victoria City

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If you haven’t been to Victoria yet, you haven’t come to Vancouver yet. Victoria is the capital of British Columbia state, located on Vancouver Island, about 100km from the mainland, known as the “city of flower gardens”.

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The climate here is mild year-round, the summers are cool and pleasant, the winters are not too harsh, so it is suitable for the elderly to come on vacation and couples to honeymoon. There are still many unique architectures from the late 19th century and early 20th century such as the National Assembly, Empress hotel and China market.

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Victoria Parliament Buildings

Another location that attracts millions of tourists is the Butchart flower garden with beautiful fairyland scenes that hold their breath, bloom throughout the four seasons.

Winter at The Butchart Gardens
Winter at The Butchart Gardens

Vancouver blog: What to eat in Vancouver?

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Let’s find out about delicious specialties in Vancouver City below.

Poutine

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Poutine Vancouver

Poutine is a unique dish that is extremely popular in Canada. This is considered a typical dish of this country, whenever you mention Canadian cuisine, people will think of Poutine. This unique Poutine dish is made from French fries chips combined with curd cheese and above is poured by brown meat gravy sauce. Looking outside the dish looks extremely attractive. Poutine is a dish that often appears during Canadian dinners. Even to honor this dish, Canada also hosts an annual Poutine festival in cities.

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3Poutine vancouver

3Poutine vancouver

Cheese Tart

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Cheese Tart is one of Canada’s long-standing traditional cakes. The Cheese Tart has a pretty, small shape, like a small of cupcake. The cake has a crispy crust, sweet inside with the kernel made from syrup. Those who love sweets when traveling to Vancouver or anywhere in Canada must definitely try this cake. Today, in order to serve the demands of diners, Canadian chefs have to transformed a series of Cheese Tart with different kernels like chocolate, raisins, pecans …

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Pablo Cheese Tart

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Dried bean soup

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Canadians seem to like French dishes. Featured among them are the French-style dried bean soup that is loved by many Canadians. The dried bean soup is made by French explorers when exploring new lands. They use salted meats and dried peas and self-grown vegetables to make this extremely flavorful soup.

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Canadian Bacon

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Different from traditional bacon, Canadian bacon is made from the filet of pork. Before smoked and used, the meat is soaked in salt water and rolled over cornstarch. Canadians are very fond of this bacon because it tastes delicious and combines it with many other dishes that are pleasant to taste.

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Tourtière

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Tourtière was created in 1600 and is one of the typical cakes that mixes of French-Canadian culture. The cake is the perfect combination of crispy, crunchy pie crust and the inside is a mixture of beef, pork, veal and some spices and herbs. Cake is served with tomato sauce. Tourtière is sold year-round at stores throughout Canada but most people still use it on Christmas and New Year.

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Tourtière vancouver canada (1) Photo: vancouver blog.
Photo: vancouver blog.

Maple syrup

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Canada is known as the country of maple trees. With a delicious, sweet taste, the famous delicacy of Canadian cuisine is Maple syrup not only used as traditional cakes but also to make products such as natural spices, sugar, butter, candies, cereals, yogurt…

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Making Maple syrup candy
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Canadian Maple Syrup Candy or Taffy

Vancouver travel guide blog: Where to shopping in Vancouver?

Downtown Shopping
Downtown Shopping

Not only attracting tourists by the poetic and beautiful destinations, the crowded and bustling shopping areas of Vancouver is also a reason why this city has such strong attraction.

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CF Pacific Centre is a commercial center that keeps up to date with the latest European fashion items and sports accessories … This business district possesses a spectacular architecture that makes each person admiring praise for his looks and its beautiful. Besides, at the center there are many interesting recreational activities such as bars, restaurants … CF Pacific Centre is both an ideal shopping destination and an attractive destination for tourists.

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CF Pacific Centre 3 Photo: vancouver blog.
Photo: vancouver blog.

CF Pacific Centre

Address: 701 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5, Canada
Hours: 11AM–7PM
Phone: (604) 688-7235
Url: https://www.cfshops.com/pacific-centre.html

Davie Village

Davie Village

Davie Village, an unique shopping district in Vancouver that travelers must visit. This is a famous shopping area with gay and male communities. Coming to Davie Village, visitors not only enjoy shopping, but also learn more about the third world community. The shops here are mostly from gay people.

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Davie Village
Davie shops. Photo: vancouver blog.

Davie Village

Davie Village

Davie Village

Location: The Davie Village is located on Davie Street, between Burrard and Jervis.
Phone: 1 (604) 446 7366
Url: http://davievillage.ca

Robson Street

Famous designer shops and trendy shops chose this high-class avenue as their headquarters. Robson Street stretches across three neighborhoods between Burrard Street and Jervis Street. Here, you’ll find the latest luxury collections of Armani and Louis Vuitton as well as many other brand stores.

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Guess store

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Chinatown

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One of the most attractive shopping spots in Vancouver is Chinatown. This is the place where Chinese people concentrate in Canada to develop strong culture and recreational activities. All items that tourists need are present at this shopping area from cosmetics, shoes, fashion to jewelry, crafts, souvenir …

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A shop in Chinatown that sells incense and decorations.

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Chinatown Food
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Location: 106 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada

Punjabi Market

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Bustling no less Chinatown is the Punjabi market of the Indian community living in Vancouver. Coming to this Punjabi market, besides shopping, you can also enjoy delicious Indian dishes. Enjoying Indian cuisine in Vancouver city is also an exciting experience.

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Accessories. Picture: vancouver island travel blog.
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Spices

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Sweet cakes

Location: Main Street | Between 48th and 51st streets, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Picture: vancouver island travel blog.

Are you looking for more top things to do in Vancouver: Tours, activities, attractions and other things? Let’s check it out at here.

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