Find Your Centre in Vancouver

Cyclists on the Stanley Park Seawall in Vancouver

Cyclists and walkers on the Stanley Park Seawall. Photo: Destination BC/Heath Moffatt

It’s easy to experience British Columbia’s natural beauty without leaving Vancouver. Relax and rejuvenate with a visit to one of the city’s gardens and parks. They provide the perfect escape from the urban hustle and bustle. #thisisvancouver

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Find Your Centre in Vancouver

12 Places to Try Disc Golf Around Vancouver

Disc golfing at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

Have you tried disc golf yet? It’s a fun, low-cost sport that’s easy to try. Depending on who you play with, it can be a laid-back day at the park or a super-competitive challenge. With 12 disc golf courses around Vancouver, there’s sure to be one near you.

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12 Places to Try Disc Golf Around 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

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

10 Instagrammable Spring Locations Around Vancouver

VanDusen Garden in spring in Vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Garden Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Sombilon Studios

Vancouver is a colourful place in the spring. Flowers bloom in gardens and parks all over the city. If you want to capture the dreamy landscapes, head to one of these Instagrammable spring locations around Vancouver.

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10 Instagrammable Spring 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