- By Kevin
- On Jan 12, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
When you travel in Vancouver,no matter what you want to focus on during your visit,our Vancouver travel guide has it covered,its forward-thinking hotels,restaurants,and galleries have transformed this Northwest boomtown into an outdoorsy capital of cool.
Dining with the locals
Gastown is also home to L'Abattoir at 217 Carrall Street,where the Canadian lamb loin with gnocchi is C$32(£18).
Yaletown is another foodie district.Fish specialist Blue Water Cafe at 1095 Hamilton Street has sturgeon with a pumpernickel crust for C$37.50(£21).The Parlour at 1011 Hamilton Street dishes out gourmet pizzas.The Five-O(ham and pineapple)is C$18(£10).
go to church
Built in 1889,Christ Church Cathedral at 690 Burrard Street fended off 1970s schemes that would have incorporated into a skyscraper.It lives on as a sliver of calm amid Downtown offices.Sunday services at 8am and 10.30am;also open Monday to Friday 10am-4pm.
A walk in the park
Stanley Park is wonderful for a stroll,whether you seek out the First Nations totem poles–red cedar giants carved as eagles and wolves,or the soft sands of Third Beach.The six-mile path which traces the park's edge is perfect for cycling.Spokes Bicycle Rentals at 1798 West Georgia Street,hires bikes hourly from C$8.57.