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2 Jan

5 Reasons Why You Need to Plan a Vancouver Vacation

Vancouver is a beautiful city that boasts year-round scenic views, a mild climate, and friendly locals. Read on to know why you must plan your next vacation in this incredible city for a fantastic time!

Explore the Diverse Markets

flea market

It’s rightly said that there’s a market for everyone in Vancouver. From flea markets, and farmers markets to street food markets, there’s something for everyone at these fabulous markets catering to different interests. The Richmond Night Market is the largest in North America, minutes away from your luxurious Vancouver family accommodation, and features hundreds of food vendors, retail stores, carnival games, and a dinosaur park that you and the kids are sure to love!

You can also explore the Shipyard Night Market which takes place every Friday night in North Vancouver, while the East Side market happens every other weekend, perfect for shopping for vintage clothing, antiques, collectables, and local handmade products. Moreover, the Granville Island Public Market is open every day and offers delectable, aromatic local food options galore to try!

Discover Unmissable Attractions

Vancouver is a vibrant city that offers a multitude of exciting activities and attractions. If you’re planning a trip here, reserve an opulent stay at hotels with pools in Vancouver, and make sure to include some of the most popular tourist spots in your itinerary. These include the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you can take an adrenaline-pumping walk through a rainforest canopy and discover a stunning world of natural beauty.

Another must-visit destination is the Vancouver Lookout, which offers a perfect 40-second glass elevator ride with a picture-perfect 360-degree view of the city. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the breathtaking exhibitions at Vancouver Art Gallery, the biggest public art museum in Western Canada, and more!

The Ever-Pleasant Weather

If you’re planning a visit, you must know that Vancouver’s weather is quite comfortable. Although it lies in the rainy Pacific Northwest region, the weather here is much better than most other places in Canada. Vancouver generally doesn’t get much snow in winter and sometimes can go an entire year without any snowfall! During winter, the weather is not as cold as you might anticipate. As a city with mild weather, winter usually brings more rain than snow, so it’s essential to be prepared for wet weather with warm waterproof clothing!

Spend Time at the Lush Green Parks 

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Vancouver has several tranquil parks spread across the city, but there are two that simply stand out. Firstly, there’s Stanley Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in North America. With your stay at one of the luxe accommodations near Stanley Park Vancouver, make sure to take some time and admire the beauty of its manicured gardens and semi-wilderness, cycle along its seawall, and snap some great photos from every angle.

Secondly, located south of Downtown is Queen Elizabeth Park. Explore the picturesque park with an elevated position that gives the best views of the city and surrounding mountains. Besides, it’s also home to the Bloedel Conservatory, a secret domed tropical paradise that you must explore.

Friendly Locals

Vancouver in the Winter

Canadians are known for being friendly and welcoming. You can experience it for yourself as you are amid the bustling city exploring attractions or simply going out for a walk. You will likely encounter acts of kindness from the locals. Vancouver is a cultural melting pot that radiates happiness and friendliness, making it one of the most pleasant cities to travel to! So, what are you waiting for, plan your vacation now!