Where to Warm Up by the Fire in Vancouver

Couple drinking cocktails by the cozy fireplace at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Photo: Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel

It’s brisk out there, folks! Whether it’s a campfire or a fireplace feature in a snazzy hotel, there’s just something about sitting by the fire. It time to get cozy for date night or dinner with friends in Vancouver. Warm up by the fire over dinner or cocktails at some of Vancouver’s best restaurants and hotels.

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Where to Warm Up by the Fire in Vancouver

#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Float plane above Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver

Float plane above Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge. Photo Tourism Vancouver / Harbour Air

Shift your perspective on Vancouver: get up in the air and out on the water. If you keep your feet firmly planted on the ground, you can only see our beautiful city from one angle. But you’ll discover a whole new Vancouver if you soar through the skies or cruise the ocean. Here are seven #VeryVancouver experiences to see the city from floatplanes, helicopters, boats, and more.

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#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Travel the World at These Vancouver Attractions

Tropical garden at Bloedel Conservatory Vancouver

Walking path at the Bloedel Conservatory. Photo: Your Vancouver Real Estate

We’re not travelling abroad for a while… but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience the world from our own backyard. From tropical paradise to zen Asian gardens, there are so many places in Vancouver to visit that will make you forget you aren’t going on vacation this year. Let’s travel the globe in Vancouver!
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Travel the World at These Vancouver Attractions

Escape to Vancouver’s Spa Retreats This Fall

Vancouver spa retreats

Photographer: Corey Stovin for CHI, The Spa

With autumn in full swing, treat yourself to a spa retreat! Several spas at Vancouver hotels have reopened with COVID-19 protocols in place to offer modified treatments and services to Vancouverites and BC visitors. It’s time for some pampering!

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Escape to Vancouver’s Spa Retreats This Fall

Everyday Essentials for Autumn in Vancouver

Woman taking photo on iPhone autumn in Vancouver

Vancouver is especially Instagram-worthy in the fall. Photo: Jana Josue-McLaren

Autumn is here, which means we’ve switched from iced to pumpkin spiced lattes and fiery-coloured trees are filling your Instagram. The air feels a little crisper, and if you’re new-ish to the city, you might have caught on that it rains a fair amount here.

As a Vancouverite, it’s important to have the essentials as you go about your day-to-day and explorations in the city. Here’s a list of seasonal must-haves for fall as you play tourist in our town.

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Everyday Essentials for Autumn in Vancouver

Most Instagrammable Fall Locations around Vancouver

A couple enjoys fallen leaves at a Vancouver Park

Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Fall in Vancouver is spectacular as pumpkin patches open, botanical gardens transition to autumn colours, and trees all over the city light up in hundreds of shades of yellow, orange, and red.  If you want to capture the magic, head to one of these incredibly Instagrammable fall locations around Vancouver.

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Most Instagrammable Fall Locations around Vancouver

Best Places to See Fall Colours around Vancouver

Fall colours at Trout Lake in Vancouver

Fall colours at Trout Lake. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Nelson Mouellic

Autumn is a spectacular time in Vancouver as the weather cools down and the leaves change colour. The bold pockets of red, orange and yellow leaves stand out against the blanket of evergreen trees. Here are our picks for the best places to see fall colours around Vancouver.

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Best Places to See Fall Colours around Vancouver