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Top 5 Places to See in Vancouver

Vancouver has so much to see and do, it’s an amazing place for an RV Adventure! Here are our top five must-see destinations.

Maggie Spizzirri
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Vancouver is an exciting city along the Pacific Ocean, with a breathtaking backdrop of sprawling white peaked mountains and lush green forest. With so much to see and do, get ready and for a great RV Adventure, and do not miss these five must-see destinations.

       1. Granville Island

Granville Island bridge over water in Vancouver
The beautiful Granville Island

Jump on a water taxi and take a short boat ride to artsy Granville Island. Wander the streets to take in the lively street culture of buskers and entertainers. Stroll the famous Public Market, open 7 days a week, and buy everything you need for the perfect oceanside picnic. Don’t forget to buy extra to stock the RV J Head to the oceanfront to enjoy your picnic and keep your eyes peeled for young Grey Whales and Orca pods swimming close to shore.

       2. Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain Skyride
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Getting up early is worth it to gain early access to Grouse Mountain. Have Breakfast with the Bears to learn all about their resident Grizzly bears, and enjoy a bear inspired breakfast. Take in the gorgeous lush forest, the sparkling Pacific Ocean, white snowy peaks of the Coastal Mountains, and breathtaking views of Vancouver on a ride up North America’s largest aerial Tramway system the Skyride.

Vancouver Seawall
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       3. Stroll the Seawall

Vancouver’s Seawall is the world’s longest waterfront path, perfect to stroll or rent a bike and take in the scenery of 28km of uninterrupted pathway winding through different neighbourhoods and parks. For a great urban hike, start at Kitsilano Beach and head east to pass Granville Island, Olympic Village, BC Place, and Rogers Arena, when you’ve had enough walking jump on the Aquabus and catch a ride back.

Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
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       4. Granville Street

Located in the heart of Vancouver, stroll through this busy entertainment district to soak up the city excitement on Granville Street. Stop for a craft beer at one of the many pubs, people watch and shop your way down this street. As the sun sets the street comes to life with countless neon signs, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. The cultural hub of Vancouver there is entertainment for everyone.

       5. Sea to Sky Highway

Jump in the RV and get ready for one of the most spectacular drives in Canada, the Sea to Sky Highway. Cruise the highway to take in the glistening Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain wilderness. Stop at the interpretive kiosks along the way to learn about the culture and history of this beautiful city.

A must-see destination on your RV Adventure! Vancouver is the perfect blend of breathtaking natural scenery with exciting city entertainment. It’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world, don’t just take my word for it, book your RV today and see for yourself!

Check out these article for more fantastic BC destinations:

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