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The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver
1601 Bayshore Drive · VancouverBritish ColumbiaV6G 2V4 · Canada  • Phone: (604) 682-3377 • Fax: (604) 687-3102 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8634
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Things to do in Vancouver

Explore the endless possibilities of things to do in Vancouver.  Boasting one of the most spectacular coastal locations in the world, the snow capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean come together to create a truly magnificent setting. In addition, you are moments from shopping at Robson Street and Pacific Centre Mall, and attractions like the Vancouver Aquarium and Granville Island.

Weekends last longer at Westin with great local attractions to discover. Find and experience the best-kept secrets near your hotel with a collection of local experiences curated especially for Westin guests.

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Vancouver Convention Centre british columbia

Vancouver Convention Centre, 1.3 km - The Vancouver Convention Center is a state-of-the-art facility located on the scenic waterfront in downtown Vancouver. This green-designed building is one of Canada's largest convention centers and host to a varitey of events.  

1055 Canada Place, 604-689-8232

Pacific centre Shopping Mall vancouver british columbia

Pacific Centre Shopping Mall, 1.5 km - The Pacific Centre Shopping Mall is the largest mall in downtown Vancouver. At the cutting edge of fashion, Pacific Centre features a number of your favorite stores. The mall is open daily.

701 West Georgia Street, 604-688-7236

Harbour Air Seaplanes Vancouver British columbia

Harbour Air Seaplanes, 1.7 km - Charter a private seaplane with the largest all-seaplane company in the world. Experience Vancouver from a new point of view with a scenic flightseeing adventure! Depart from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour and glide along the rugged shorelines of Vancouver Island or experience a panoramic view of downtown.

1075 West Waterfront Road, 604-233-3501

Stanley park vancouver british columbia

Stanley Park, 1.8 km - Explore Stanley Park! This urban park spans 1, 001 acres and borders downtown Vancouver. Whether you are enjoying a walk through the park or picnic with the family, visiting Stanley Park is a must.


Vancouver Acquarium british columbia

Vancouver Aquarium, 1.8 km - Located in Stanley Park, the Vancouver Acquarium aims to care for animals and the environment in which they live. As well as change and connect with the environment through discovery. Explore the natural beauty of nature as you experience the Vancouver Aquarium. Click here to learn more. 

845 Avison Way, 604-659-3474

Commodore Ballroom Vancouver British Columbia

Commodore Ballroom, 1.8 km - A renowned music venue, dance floor, and night club in downtown Vancouver. This 1920s Art Deco style building has been host to a number of performers including U2, Coldplay, The Police, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga.

868 Granville Street, 604-739-4550

Things to Do in Vancouver - Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery, 2.0 km – As Western Canada’s largest art museum, the Vancouver Art Gallery is an inspiring cultural experience located in downtown. Housing a permanent collection of 10,000 artworks, this art gallery boasts a dynamic mix of contemporary and historical exhibitions.

750 Hornby Street
(604) 662-4700

Contemporary Art Gallery vancouver british columbia

Contemporary Art Gallery, 2 km - The Contemporary Art Gallery is a non-profit art gallery that focuses on research, exhibition, educatio n and documentation of visual contemporary art. This independent public art gallery offers a number of programs that are free of charge through an admission by donation policy. Open Tuesday to Sunday, the Contemporary Art Gallery is a great place to spend the afternoon.

555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, 604-681-2700

Orpheum Theatre vancouver british columbia

Orpheum Theatre, 2.1 km - The Orpheum Theatre, along with the Queen Elizabeth and the Vancouver Playhouse, is part of the Vancouver Civic Theatre group of live performance venues. It has featured a variety of acts since its development in 1927, and is home to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Cantata Singers and many more.

884 Granville Street, 604-665-3035

Things to Do in Vancouver - Gastown

Gastown, 2.3 km – Established the same year that Canada became a nation, Gastown is one of Canada’s most cosmopolitan areas. This vibrant area of Vancouver thrives off of its rich history and unique charm. With a variety of upcoming events and programs, Gastown is sure to have something for everyone.

Things to Do in Vancouver - Granville Island

Granville Island, 4.9 km - An island escape in the middle of the bustling city! Granville Island is a vibrant urban oasis featuring a variety of theatres, festivals, street performers, musical shows, and art exhibits. With a unique and exciting atmosphere, the island also offers many family attractions. Granville Island is accessible by car, bus, bike or boat from Vancouver.

Capilano Suspension Bridge vancouver british columbia

Capilano Suspension Bridge, 7.4 km - Part of Treetops Adventures, this simple suspension bridge was originally conceptualized in 1889. Spanning 140 metres (460 feet) in length, the Capilano Bridge suspends participants 70 metres (230 feet) in the air above the Capilano River. This thrilling adventure is one for the whole family.

3735 Capilano Road, 604-985-7474

VanDusen Botanical Garden maze vancouver british columbia

VanDusen Botanical Garden, 7.7 km - Named for a local lumberman and philanthropist, Whitford Julian VanDusen, the VanDusen Botanical Gardens cover 55 acres of land. This public attraction offers diverse plant collections and garden courses, as well as, family and child adventures. A great place to take a walk or enjoy the day with the family.

5251 Oak Street, 604-257-8335

Things to Do in Vancouver - Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain, 11.2 km – Rising 4,100 feet above Vancouver, Grouse Mountain was home of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. As a top skiing and snowboarding spot in B.C., this alpine playground also offer winter snowshoeing, ice skating, and sleigh rides.

North Vancouver

Museum of Anthropology university vancouver british columbia

Museum of Anthropology (MOA), 12.5 km - Located at the University of British Columbia, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) features a variety of exhibits, collections, and programs. Actively expolore the world-renowned museum, which holds approximately 38, 000 ethnographic objects among its 535, 000 archaeological objects.The MOA is open daily.

6393 NW Marine Drive, 604-822-5087

Lynn Canyon Park Vancouver British Columbia

Lynn Canyon Park, 14.4 km - Lynn Canyon Park originally opened in 1912 spanning 12 acres. Today the park covers 617 acres of forest. The park features a suspension bridge that hovers 50 metres above the canyon and an ecological centre that is open daily.

North Vancouver, BC

Vancouver International Airport British Columbia

Vancouver International Airport, 15 km - The Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia. The second busiest airport in Canada welcomed 17.6 million people in 2012 and features a variety of major art collections throughout its terminals.

3211 Grant McConachie Way, 604-207-7077