With vibrant residential neighbourhoods, both in Vancouver’s downtown core and close by, it doesn’t matter where you explore, you’ll be wandering, dining and shopping amongst the locals. From Coal Harbour on the waterfront, to historic areas like Gastown and Chinatown, through to hip enclaves such as Yaletown and Kitsilano, you’ll discover colourful sidewalks to stroll, spectacular settings to savour and a wide range of urban vibes with roots in many different cultures and ways of life.
We are highlighting some of the many neighbourhoods which should be included on a visit to the city, each with it’s own pace, quirky personality and atmosphere. These range from world-class shopping on Robson Street, where everything from big-name brands to small quaint boutiques can be found, through to the grass roots dining and bustling markets of Granville Island. There are many more neighborhoods beyond these, ensuring that no matter how long you choose to stay, there will be plenty to explore!