Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture in Vancouver

Traditional Indigenous dance performance at the Museum of Anthropology (courtesy Destination BC).

In early March, Vancouver City Councilor Christine Boyle submitted a motion for the City to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). If successful, leadership from the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations – the three First Nations whose traditional territories are now called Vancouver – will gather with City representatives to develop an actionable plan to implement the declaration.

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Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture in Vancouver

Best Places to Catch the Sunset Around Vancouver

Vancouver skyline at sunset

Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Albert Normandin

Facing west into the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver has some spectacular sunsets. You can watch the sun go down from the beach, the mountains, or the heart of the city. How many of these gorgeous Vancouver sunset spots have you visited?

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Best Places to Catch the Sunset Around Vancouver

Advanced Air Mobility is Coming to Vancouver… and Here’s Why

Vancouver view aboard Harbour Air Seaplanes (coutesy Mike Crane).

Have you heard of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)? The innovative program uses revolutionary aircraft to relieve congestion in heavily populated areas and deliver mobility options to residents, businesses, disadvantaged communities, Indigenous peoples and emergency responders (yes, kind of like The Jetsons).

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Advanced Air Mobility is Coming to Vancouver… and Here’s Why

22 Gardens to Visit This Spring in Vancouver

Entrance to Bear Creek Gardens in Surrey near Vancouver, BC

Bear Creek Gardens. Photo: Scarlet Black/Surrey.ca

Spring has officially sprung in Vancouver. There are over two dozen beautiful gardens around the Vancouver area where you can enjoy gorgeous spring flowers. Explore rose gardens, Asian gardens, botanical gardens, walled gardens, and lots more.

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22 Gardens to Visit This Spring in Vancouver

10 Best Scenic Viewpoints in Vancouver

Nighttime view of downtown Vancouver from the Stanley Park Seawall

Nighttime view of downtown Vancouver from the Stanley Park Seawall. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Vancouver is a gorgeous city sandwiched between the mountains and the ocean. Whether you’re looking for the perfect photo or just want to soak up the beauty, there are lots of great views around town. Here are our picks for the best scenic viewpoints in Vancouver.

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10 Best Scenic Viewpoints in Vancouver

20 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms Around Vancouver

Cherry blossoms in front of the Vancouver skyline

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Vision Photography

Vancouver has over 40,000 cherry trees that celebrate the arrival of spring with pink and white blossoms. There are thousands of places to see the flowers, so it can be hard to know where to start. Here are our picks for the best places to see cherry blossoms around Vancouver.

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20 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms Around Vancouver

Refreshing Activities to Celebrate Spring in Vancouver

Cherry blossoms near Vancouver Island

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Vision Photography

“Spring is here, the sky is blue.” It’s time to come out of hibernation and refresh the Vanvouverite spirit with some spring activities in the city and out in nature. Check out these refreshing local excursions to enjoy this season.

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Refreshing Activities to Celebrate Spring in Vancouver