Lonely Planet Vancouver (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, John Lee

Lonely Planet: The world's best shuttle consultant publisher

Lonely Planet Vancouver is your passport to the entire such a lot correct and updated recommendation on what to work out, what to bypass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. Stretch out on a seashore alongside Stanley Park's Seawall, adventure an genuine dim sum lunch, or hop a tiny tugboat to Granville Island Public industry; all together with your depended on trip spouse. Get to the center of Vancouver and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Vancouver shuttle Guide:

  • Full-color maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries convey you the easiest strategy to tailor your journey on your personal own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips prevent time and cash, and assist you get round like a neighborhood, warding off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web content, transit information, and costs
  • Honest reports for all budgets - together with consuming, slumbering, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, and hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights offer you a richer and extra worthwhile commute adventure - together with local tradition, multicultural fairs & delicacies, background, natural world, outdoors actions and the humanities.
  • Free, handy pull-out Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over forty colour maps
  • Useful features - together with Travel with young ones, Day journeys and Month by way of Month (annual pageant calendar)
  • Coverage of the West finish, Gastown, Chinatown, Granville Island, Whistler, Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Vancouver, our so much finished advisor to Vancouver, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the pinnacle attractions and take the line much less traveled.

  • Looking for extra wide insurance? try out Lonely Planet's British Columbia & the Rockies consultant for a complete examine the entire zone has to supply, or the excellent Canada guide or Discover Canada, a photo-rich advisor to the country's most well liked points of interest.

Authors: Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet and John Lee.

About Lonely Planet: all started in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's prime shuttle consultant writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning web site, a set of cellular and electronic go back and forth items, and a devoted visitor group. Lonely Planet's undertaking is to allow curious tourists to adventure the realm and to actually get to the center of the areas they locate themselves in.

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Getting There & Away � Bus The quantity 50 runs from downtown and prevents close to the doorway to Granville Island. Bus 10 stops at the south aspect of Granville Bridge – which means a five-minute walk less than the bridge to arrive the island. � teach The Canada Line runs from downtown to Yaletown-Roundhouse Station, a quick stroll to all Yaletown’s major points of interest. � motor vehicle there's metered parking in Yaletown. unfastened parking (up to 3 hours) is offered on Granville Island yet is critically constrained at height occasions. � Miniferries Granville Island is out there by way of miniferry from the West finish and Yaletown facet of fake Creek.

Lots of Vancouver’s older residential neighborhoods resemble spilled paintboxes of colour each fall. The West finish local is striped with residential streets the place fall-flavored timber combine with bright-painted history homes: on a honey-lit, sunshine-steeped day, you could pay attention the photographers clicking madly the following. the most effective spots is Mt Pleasant’s tenth Ave, specifically within the part working east from urban corridor. Like a walk-through kaleidoscope, the handfuls of century-old chestnut timber right here create a tunnel of wealthy orange and yellow – above a dense carpet of fallen chestnuts that’s like strolling on glossy cobbles.

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