Vancouver in British Columbia is one of the best holiday destinations in Canada. With pleasant weather, incredible natural beauty, fabulous shopping, world-class attractions – the city has something for everyone. It also is one of the most visited holiday spots in British Columbia. Vancouver is a melting pot of culture, a truly cosmopolitan city with people from all ethnicities and backgrounds having settled in the city.
A great choice would be the L ‘Hermitage Hotel a luxury property with the best of amenities and facilities at an affordable price. Guests can also enjoy the fine dining experience on offer at the L’ Hermitage Restaurant.
Best time of the year to visit: The period from June to August is the best time to visit because of the warmer weather, plenty of outdoor events and festivals. The only downside is it is crowded with most tourists visiting this part of the year. Hotel booking also needs to be made well in advance. The period between April and May is midseason with wet and sunny weather interspersed. There also are some good deals on hotels available at this time.
For budget travellers looking for the best deals, September to March is when the best hotel discounts are on offer. The month of September is the best time to visit with many sunny days and lesser crowds.
Sightseeing: Visitors looking forward to exploring the city and its amazing natural attractions will find the months between May and September the best to sight see. There are fewer crowds, pleasant climate and sunshine making it ideal to spend times involved in numerous outdoor activities. Grouse Mountain, in particular, is a lovely spot to visit and it offers some of the best aerial views of the city and its surroundings. It is also less crowded at that time of the year. Visitors planning to visit the tourist hotspots like the Vancouver Art Gallery or the Vancouver Aquarium will do well to visit either early when these open or late on weekdays. The weekends and public holidays tend to see the largest crowds flock to these popular attractions.
Go on a cruise: Taking a boat cruise is one of the best ways to catch sight of some of the city’s awesome sights. It offers a wonderful and unique perspective with a sunny day the best time to go on a cruise. The months from July to early September is the perfect time when to book a cruise with sunny days making it ideal to spend time on the deck and take in the fantastic views while capturing some of the best photographic shots too. Most of the cruise tours operate in the period between May through October. Although, there are a select few holiday cruises on offer around Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Booking a cruise tour of Vancouver must be on your travel itinerary when in the city.