Smile it’s free!
They say the best things in life are free! So why burn a hole in your pocket?Try these 10 free things to do in Vancouver the next time you are in town.
1.Visit Granville Island
Granville Island is now one of the best places for a fun filled day with the family in Vancouver. What’s even better, you can explore it all for free! Granville Island was once home to factories, plants and sawmills. It has changed drastically since the early 1900s! Granville Island is both a visitors and locals’ favourite. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre is just a couple of blocks away from all the fun and excitement!
2.Take a stroll in Stanley Park
Explore 400-hectare’s of natural West Coast rainforest and enjoy scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park’s famous seawall.
3.Walk around Canada Place
Canada Place opened in 1986 to welcome the world to expo 86. Canada Place is a famous landmark for Vancouver with its iconic five white sails. Don’t forget to stroll down the scenic Canadian trail to learn more about Canada.
4.Watch the water at Lonsdale Quay
Relax and soak in the breathtaking views of the Lonsdale Quay North Shore’s waterfront market and shops!
5.Explore Lynn Canyon
If you love nature then this is the place for you. You can enjoy the hiking trails and be sure to cross the Lynn Canyon suspension bridge for more amazing views.
6.Visit Chinatown’s Historic Sites
Discover the vibrant sights and sounds of one of the largest Chinatowns in North America and it is all for free!
7.Visit Trendy Yaletown
Yaletown has been transformed into one of Vancouver’s hippest areas, filled with sidewalk cafes, trendy restaurants, a thriving nightlife scene and intimate boutique hotels. The energetic atmosphere of Yaletown can be experienced for free!
8.Gastown- the city’s oldest neighbourhood
Gastown was nominated as a designated national historic site in 2009, the designs and architecture will give you a unique chance to experience our local neighbourhoods.
9.Style it up on Robson Street
Being Vancouver’s premier shopping district, Robson Street is certainly a great spot for diverse people watching! There are plenty of boutique shops to go crazy with if you decide to shop.
10.The Art Gallery on Tuesday Night
If you are looking to admire the arts! You can do so on Tuesdays from 5pm-9pm at the Vancouver art gallery where the entrance is free. However it is recommended that a donations is left once you enter, so it’s almost free!
There you have it, our list of top 10 free things to do in Vancouver! Let us know your favourite or if there are any places we may have missed!