Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Enjoy Canadian Splendor in Your Vancouver Vacation Home

Many people are drawn to Vancouver because of its unique diversity, its beautiful landscapes and its interesting culture and history. With so much to see and do in Vancouver, you may want to extend your time in your vacation rental home so that you can continue to enjoy all that the area has to offer. Vacation rental homes in Vancouver are loaded with homelike comforts and conveniences, providing you with everything you need to feel right at home on your trip. This may include a cozy fireplace, a central heating system, comfortable bedding and other amenities.


Vancouver is an exciting place to visit, and you will love having so many wonderful activities and attractions available to you close to your Vancouver Coast vacation home. For example, you and your family can tour the Vancouver Aquarium to learn more about local wildlife. You can also tour the Museum of Anthropology, which gives you a fascinating look at what life has been like in the area over the centuries. The Van Dusen Botanical Garden is a true gem in the heart of Vancouver, and it is a celebrated garden area that offers extensive botanical exhibits and displays.


The Vancouver metropolitan area is home to more than 2.3 million people, so you can rest assured that you will love all that there is to see and do close to your West End vacation home. Shoppers will love the fact that there are an extensive range of top shopping destinations throughout the metropolitan area, and these include Robson Street, the Metropolis at Metrotown, South Granville, Gastown, Main Street, Punjabi Market and other venues.


Some people will make their meals in their vacation rental home in Vancouver, but others will want to enjoy local cuisine at least a few times while in the area. Whether you are searching for fine dining, casual dining or something in between, you can find some wonderful options to consider. Some of the top-rated restaurants in Vancouver include Hudson's Bar and Grill, La Botega, Breakfast at Valerie's, Golden City, A Touch of Athens at the Hidden House and more. There are culinary options available in a wide range of ethnic cultures.


Vancouver's climate is largely influenced by its coastal location, and oceanic winds often warm up the area in the winter and cool it down in the winter. The climate is categorized as an Oceanic or Marine west coast climate. Because of this, Vancouver is one of the major cities in Canada that has the warmest winters and coolest summers. It is also one of the wettest cities with almost 47 inches of rain per year and 38 inches of snowfall per year. The average high temperature in the winter is in the 50s, and it is in the 80s and 90s in the summer. The average low temperature in the winter is in the 30s, and it is in the 50s in the summer.

How to Get There

The Vancouver International Airport is located in the suburban community of Richmond, just south of the downtown area. Many who will fly into the area will reach Vancouver via the airport and will rent a car to get around town. You may also drive your own car, and the main route from the United States is north on Interstate 5 to the border. At the border, this road turns into Highway 99, and Highway 99 passes through Richmond en route to Vancouver. There are also ferry terminals located in the area that provide you with an alternative to road travel.

Attractions In and Around Vancouver

First time in Vancouver and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Capilano Suspension Bridge. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Sunset Beach and Kitsilano Beach or experience the natural beauty of Stanley Park and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Winter activities you might appreciate include visiting Grouse Mountain and Cypress Mountain.

You could easily spend a day shopping at Granville Island Public Market, Pacific Centre Shopping Mall and Waterfront Centre. Don’t forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at BC Place Stadium or Pacific Coliseum. Fun activities in the city include Port of Vancouver, Hastings Racecourse and Empire Fields. While in town, your visit can also include popular attractions like Canada Place.