Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

A Weekend in Vancouver!

Are you looking for a peaceful place complete with everything that you need to escape, relax and re-charge? Whether you’ve been a couple for ages and need a break to reconnect or it’s your first family weekend away together. Here is a list of great activities to plan your next weekend getaway in downtown Vancouver.

Embrace Nature

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Grouse Mountain Zip Lining Photo Credits: Tourism Vancouver

Take a Hike on the Grouse Grind!

The Grouse Grind – The peak of Vancouver is a 2.9-kilometre trail up the face of Grouse Mountain. If you are not a hiker there are plenty of other activities such as breakfast with the bears, mountain zip lining, a lumberjack show and much more!

Stanley Park

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Photo Credits: Rockwood Adventures. Tourism Vancouver Coast Mountain Photography

Stanley Park was named one of the best parks in the world by Trip Advisor. It is a park enjoyed by both locals and tourists. It is a great location to take in some fresh air, stroll on a bike or take a nice long walk along the scenic seawall and the Stanley Park Gardens.

Explore Vancouver Attractions

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Photo Credits: John Sinal

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre is conveniently located in the heart of downtown and puts our guests’ moments away from the city’s best neighbourhoods including the trendy Yaletown district and many of Vancouver’s top attractions.

Shop till you drop!

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

THe New Nordstrom on Granville Street

As a glamorous coastal city, Vancouver is known for its vibrant culture, diversity, mild weather and natural beauty! However many are not aware of Vancouver’s unique shopping experience. The city offers a diverse range of shopping styles from the high fashion boutiques of haute couture to the enormous malls that offer something for everyone!

Take her to the Theatre

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Photo credits: Christopher Smith

Vogue Theatre

Locally owned and operated the Vogue Theatre is one of the last remaining theatres from the famed “Theatre Row”. A quick walk from our hotel, the Vogue annually hosts over 200 events and continues to be one of Canada’s premier venues for live music, cinema and corporate and community events.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre is a performing arts venue in downtown and is now the home of the Vancouver Opera and Ballet BC, in addition to hosting various other musical events year-round.

Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum has a magnificent concert hall is one of North America’s finest and is a designated National Heritage Site. The theatre is home to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Bach Choir and Vancouver Chamber Choir. Grab a bite to eat at the Edge Social Grille & Lounge before heading to your show at the Orpheum theatre, we are just 2 blocks away!

Catch a Concert or a Game

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Photo Credits: Flickr Joe Vare

BC Place is home of the BC Lions Football Club, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. On your next trip to Vancouver, stay in the loop with their line up of live concerts, entertainment and exhibitions taking place at BC place.

A landmark of downtown Vancouver, the Rogers Arena is known too be the “hub for Hockey”. If you are a Canucks Fan you will definitely enjoy this arena.  Check out their schedule and catch a game in our premier sports and entertainment facility.

Vancouver Night Life

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Granville Street at Night! Photo Credits Clayton Perry

If you are looking to let loose and explore Vancouver’s vibrant night life, look no further Granville Street accommodates majority of Vancouver’s entertainment district. You can also check out Gastown and Yaletown.

Make it a Romantic Getaway

Weekend Getaway in Downtown Vancouver

Spa Day in Vancouver

Spend the day in complete bliss! Pamper yourself one of the best spas Vancouver has to offer. It will be nothing short of an enjoyable experience with pure relaxation.

Love is in the Air!

Indulge that special someone in our Vancouver Romantic Getaway package and celebrate romance at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre. The package includes an upgrade to one of our King suites or Executive King rooms, Piccolo Champagne with chocolate dipped strawberries, late check-out, a full room service ‘All Canadian Breakfast’ for two and two appetizers in The Edge Social Grille & Lounge.

The weekend is almost here! We hope our tips will help you start planning your next downtown Vancouver getaway!

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