For many years, Vancouver BC has been rated one of the most livable city in the world, by the Economist magazine. It is also a wonderful place for a vacation!
The city's spectacular setting (between a mountain range and an inlet) with its cohabitation of nature and urbanization, together with its usually mild climate, helps to create a wide variety of exciting choices for outdoor activities, and vacations. It's a popular year-round tourist destination.
Of course, the best way to experience Vancouver is to visit and explore the city yourself!
On this site, you'll find useful information about popular Vancouver attractions and activities, like:
I'll also give you practical insider tips and advice from different perspectives -- as a visitor, and a local who's lived and worked in Vancouver, and even as a Canadian immigrant, because I've done all of them!
When I visited Vancouver BC as a tourist, it was the highlight of my solo backpacking travels around Europe and North America. I liked it so much, that after I was married, my husband and I immigrated to Canada a few years later. We chose Vancouver for our new home, and to raise our young family.
Although we moved to Calgary, Alberta and lived there for several years, we still preferred Vancouver and moved back again.
So I'll share with you practical tips about:
In recent years Vancouver has also become the poster child for contemporary city urbanization. There are frequent tours by city officials, from cities around the world, wanting to learn more about Vancouver's successful experiences in urban renewal.
Whether you'll be visiting for a few days, or a couple of weeks, Enjoy Vancouver BC will help you to find the information and resources you need, to plan and enjoy a memorable holiday in Vancouver!