The Westin Grand, Vancouver

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433 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6L9, Canada   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (604) 602-1999   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8574


Things to Do in Vancouver

Vancouver Attractions

At The Westin Grand, you're just a stroll away from the top things to do in Vancouver. From BC Place and Yaletown to Stanley Park and the Granville Street theatre row, our prime location puts you front and centre to experience the best of this vibrant city.  

One of the world's most beautiful destinations, Vancouver has also been voted the most livable city in the world for its easily accessible pleasures.  

Shopping on Robson

1.3 km/0.8 mi

Downtown Vancouver, between Burrard and Jervis Streets

Walk out the front doors of our Robson Street hotel and enter shopping paradise. Whether you're looking for the latest trends in fashion, a unique gift from Vancouver, or a tasty bite to eat sitting down or on the go, Robson Street has it all. For some of the best in brand-name shopping, the new Nordstrom flagship store is located within a 5 minute walk from our hotel.

Things to Do in Vancouver - Couple Walking
Things to Do in Vancouver - Yaletown

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver/Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)


0.6 km/0.3 mi

Downtown Vancouver, between False Creek, Robson, and Homer Streets

For a taste of local designers and a smaller boutique feel, Yaletown is rapidly becoming the place to see when visiting Vancouver. It has a rich history, now affectionately known as the "warehouse district". Its eclectic restaurant choices make it a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Our Yaletown hotel is just a short stroll from this bustling neighborhood.  

Stanley Park

3.1 km/1.9 mi

One thousand acres of lush greenery, crystal lakes, majestic woods and beautiful seawall gently transport you into one of the most popular things to do in Vancouver. Located in the West End of downtown Vancouver, whether you are walking, biking, or taking a horse drawn carriage through the park, it has definitely gained its title of "The Jewel of Vancouver". It is a place of spiritual regeneration, restoration and renewal: a place to take exercise before a stressful day, or to unwind at its end.

Things to Do in Vancouver - Biking

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver/Coast Mountain Photography

Things to Do in Vancouver - Granville Island

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Granville Island

4.0 km/2.5 mi

A short and scenic ride on the Aqua Bus will take you directly to one of the most colourful things to do in Vancouver. Granville Island is known for its dedication to local art, diverse street performers, and amazing public market. Open seven days a week, the public market boasts fresh produce, delicious baked goods, local and foreign art, and an amazing international food court. There is also a lovely outdoor seating area to enjoy your purchases, if you don't mind sharing space with a few seagulls.

Vancouver Art Gallery

0.9 km/0.5 mi

750 Hornby Street

Experience the Vancouver Art Gallery, home to the world's largest and most significant holdings of works by renowned Canadian artist Emily Carr. Following your inspiring trip through the gallery, return to relax in the comfort of your Westin Heavenly™ Bed and wake to a rejuvenating breakfast at Hidden Tasting Bar & Social Lounge.

Things to Do in Vancouver - Vancouver Art Gallery
Things to Do in Vancouver - Vancouver Aquarium

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Vancouver Aquarium

3.4 km/2.1 mi

845 Avison Way

If you're looking for things to do in Vancouver that will entertain the whole family, visit the Vancouer Aquarium. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and located in picturesque Stanley Park, the Aquarium boasts of over 60,000 animals including beluga whales, sea otters, dolphins, seals and more.

Grouse Mountain - The Peak of Vancouver

12.9 km/8.0 mi

6400 Nancy Greene Way

Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain's Skyride transports guests to a mountain-top playground and unparalleled panoramic views. Enjoy year-round activities including hiking, paragliding, helicopter tours and entertaining lumberjack shows in the summer, or skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice-skating and sleigh-rides in the winter.

Things to Do in Vancouver - Grouse Mountain

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver/Coast Mountain Photography

Things to Do in Vancouver - City View

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver/Albert Normandin

Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre

0.8 km/0.5 mi

555 West Hastings Street

At 553 feet high, the Lookout affords one of the best views of Vancouver. A glass elevator whizzes you up 50 stories to the circular observation deck, where knowledgeable guides point out the sights and give a tour every hour on the hour. On a clear day you can see Vancouver Island and Mount Baker in Washington State.

BC Place Stadium

0.32 km/0.2 mi

777 Pacific Blvd

Steps away from our hotel, BC Place Stadium hosts numerous sporting events, exhibitions and live entertainment as well as calling home to the BC Lions Football Club, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. It is the largest multi-purpose venue in British Columbia.


Things to Do in Vancouver - City Skyline with BC Place Stadium

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver/BC Place Stadium

Things to Do in Vancouver - Hockey

Rogers Arena

1.6 km/0.99 mi

800 Griffiths Way

Rogers Arena is an indoor sports arena located in downtown Vancouver. It is the home to the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League and also hosts numerous concerts and shows throughout the year. 

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

0.55 km/0.34 mi

650 Hamilton St

Located in downtown Vancouver, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre is one of Canada's largest proscenium theatres. It is also home to the Vancouver Opera and Ballet BC as well as hosting numerous musical events throughout the year. 

Things to Do in Vancouver - Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Photo Credit: Vancouver Civic Theatres

Things to Do in Vancouver - The Orpheum

The Orpheum

0.35 km/0.21 mi

884 Granville Street

Located in downtown Vancouver, the Orpheum is a theatre and music venue that is also a designated National Heritage Site. The theatre is home to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Back Choir and more. Along with the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, it is part of the Vancouver Civic Theatres group for live performance venues. 

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What's Nearby

  1. Bank of America
  2. Bank of Montreal
  3. CIBC
  4. Royal Bank
  5. Scotiabank - Georgia and Seymour
  6. BC Place
  7. Gastown
  8. Rogers Arena
  9. The Centre for Performing Arts
  10. Granville Island
  11. Stanley Park
  12. Vancouver Aquarium
  13. Vancouver Art Gallery
  14. Vancouver Convention Centre
  15. Vancouver Lookout
  16. Blue Water Café
  17. Brix Restaurant
  18. Lupo Restaurant
  19. Meat and Bread
  20. The Boathouse Restaurant
  21. Pacific Centre
  22. Yaletown

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