Vancouver - A Four Season Destination
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is truly Spectacular by Nature. The city’s unique geographical location has earned it the reputation as a playground for all ages. You can enjoy activities ranging from rainforest walks and ocean kayaking to skiing and golfing, all done against awe-inspiring natural backdrops. Given the area’s moderate climate, locals often boast it is possible “to ski, sail and golf all in the same day.” Since Vancouver has three highly rated mountains only a half-hour drive from the city, locals can enjoy an active winter of skiing throughout the week.
From the 1000-acre lush jewel known as Stanley Park to the chic and fashionable Robson Street, Vancouver is a city of unparalleled beauty. Its vibrant, pedestrian-friendly streets are filled with individuals of varied ethnic backgrounds and walks of life – people-watchers, shoppers, celebrities, business people, university students and, of course, visitors.
Like any world-class city, Vancouver’s multicultural cuisine continues to receive international acclaim, thanks in part to a new and exciting breed of award-winning chefs from such diverse places as Austria, Japan and Vietnam. Between its internationally praised fine-dining restaurants and trendy cafes, the city’s many restaurants offer everything from original seafood fare to unique vegetarian dining.
Vancouver enjoys the best of all worlds: four distinct seasons, snow-capped mountains, ocean-side beaches, outstanding hotels and restaurants, one-of-a-kind entertainment, cleanliness and safety. With its diverse neighbourhoods, convenient locale and natural beauty, it’s no surprise Vancouverites love their city and we are sure you will too.
For more information about Vancouver, please log on to: www.tourismvancouver.com.
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