Best Metro Vancouver Day Trips to Do Without a Car

aquabusNo need to let the lack of a vehicle prevent you from exploring the multiple attractions in and around Vancouver. Below are a handful of adventures with easy transit options.

  • Hop a on a Aquabus and enjoy a quick boat ride to Granville Island. Once there explore waterfront restaurants, theatres, galleries, unique shops, cafes and the fresh food market showcasing local and exotic flavours from the very best farmers, bakers, butchers and fishmongers.
  • An hour by SkytrainSteveston is a quaint fishing village fringing the giant Fraser River. Perfect for a day off, its boat-bobbling wharf isn’t just about wood-sided stores and great fish and chip joints – there’s tons of history for you to explore too.
  • Take a comfortable Squamish Connector shuttle from downtown to the Sea to Sky Gondola, offering sweeping views of Howe Sound, hikes, dining at Summit Lodge restaurant and much more. Annual Passes are on special until April 30th.
  • Accessible by a short 15-minute SeaBus ride from downtown, North Vancouver’s Lonsdale Quay Market houses restaurants, cafes, a food court, retail shops, a hotel, spa and more. Perfect for a relaxing afternoon, the quay offers seaside breezes, with an unbeatable view of Vancouver’s downtown.
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  2. Bill Gresser

    Visiting Vancouver for the month of July, staying in Yaletown. Thanks for the ‘insider’ tips
    (We’re coming from Yuma, AZ, “Canada’s Southernmost City”)