48 Hours in Vancouver is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog featuring photos and information on interest-based itineraries such as food/wine, arts & culture and luxury travel; helping visitors plan the best Vancouver trip possible based on what they love. Today’s feature focuses on off-the-beaten path shopping destinations to show savvy consumers that there is more to see beyond Robson St.
What You’ll Need to Go on This Shopping Discovery Adventure:
• A vehicle (rented or your own)
• Good quality walking shoes (you’ll be doing a lot of walking)
• A good quality tote bag (to hold all your purchases in)
• A camera with a good zoom function (For when you want photos of the different neighborhoods)
Morning to Early Afternoon-10 am to 1 pm
After an early breakfast in the downtown core, take a 15 to 20 minute walk to the eclectic neighborhood of Gastown.