is a diverse city with much to do and see and many
different cultures arriving each day. Nestled on the Pacific Coast and surrounded
by beautiful mountains makes Vancouver one of the wonderful places to visit as
well as live. There is everything one could ask for right at your fingertips.
The only drawback of this city is the constant rain in the winter months, but
the sunshine it does get makes up for the rainy days. The downtown has many different
attractions, many blocks of restaurants, theaters, shopping malls, Chinatown,
Stanley park all just a walking distance. Many travel here for business, as it
has a wide array of businesses. The one thing that Vancouver does not lack is
its variety of malls, there are many different malls to choose from and everything
you could want to buy is usually going to be in one of them. The Vancouver airport
is located 10km south of the city on Sea Island, which is situated between Vancouver
and Richmond. Transportation is never a problem with its rail, bus and taxi services.
So whether it is for pleasure of business there is something here for everyone.
Some attractions to see:
Gastown is known to be historical with cobblestone streets, gas lamps, many
great shops, and restaurants. At night Gastown turns into a great scene, as
the many nightclubs are booming with lots of people wanting to have fun and
enjoy the city. Located where Carrall, Powell, Water and Alexander Streets.
HR MacMillan Planetarium
Come visit the #1 space center in B.C. In a 65 foot dome voyage through the
cosmos with astronomy. They have lazer shows, a kids corner, simulator, and
all kinds of great fun. If you are interested in space and the unknown the planetarium
is definitely the place to be. 1100 Chestnut St. in Vanier Park. Call for show
times at 604-738-star http://pacific-spac-centre.bc.ca
Pacific National Exhibition (Playland)
This amusement park features many rides, daily events and sports hall of fame.
There are rides for all ages, and perhaps the most thrilling is the large wooden
roller coaster. A great way to spend the day with your family while visiting
Vancouver. Be part of the excitement and fun. Exhibition Park, Hastings at Cassiar.
Phone: 604-255-5161 www.pne.bc.ca