Canada Place is located by the waterfront of downtown Vancouver. Walking out on the wharf provides a great view of downtown Vancouver to the south, Stanley Park to the west, and North Vancouver, the shipyard and the distant mountains across the water to the north. The place itself is lovely and a quiet place with fresh air. While hosting various events from time to time, you might encounter some interesting happenings along with the continuos flow of seaplanes landing and taking off on the water.
Type: Public Park Cost: Free Time: 2-6 hours Website Affiliate links: Vancouver Aquarium Bike Tours Dark Secrets Tours Horse Carriage Tours Hotels & flights Nearby: Canada Place Robson Square Stanley Park is a beautiful nature park right in downtown Vancouver. The park opened all the way back in 1888, and unlike many other metropolitan parks it is not the creation of a landscape architect, but rather the evolution of a forest and urban space over many years. The park covers an area of more than 4 km2 and has a sea wall all the way around. Walking or cycling along the sea wall takes you on a 9 km trip.…
Type: Public Space Cost: Free Time: 10-30 min Affiliate links: Hotels & flights Nearby: Stanley Park Canada Place Robson Square it self is to many people not anything too special. It is a nice place, and if you are ever in the area, you should stop by. It’s a nice open square with a semi-underground ice rink. However, if you are a fan of the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series, this place will be very familiar if you played Tony Hawk’s Underground. Most of the Vancouver level in the game is based on Robson Square (called Nobson in the game). When I stood there (read my Vancouver stories here) it…