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The Westin Grand, Vancouver
433 Robson St. • Vancouver, BC · V6B 6L9 • Phone: (604) 602-1999 • Fax: (604) 647-2502 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8574
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Things to do in Vancouver

At The Westin Grand you're just a stroll away from the top things to do in Vancouver.  From Stanley Park and Gastown to 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.  A temperate climate invites year-round outdoor fun.  Home to Canada's largest and busiest port, Vancouver is an inviting, friendly and polite city, easily accessible on foot. Surrounded by breathtaking vistas of mountains, ocean waters and lush greenery, Vancouver offers a striking natural setting for a world-class city.


Things to Do in Vancouver - Shopping on Robson



Things to Do in Vancouver - Stanley Park



Things to Do in Vancouver - Granville Island



Things to Do in Vancouver - Vancouver Art Gallery



Things to Do in Vancouver - Grouse Mountain



Things to Do in Vancouver - Vancouver Lookout

  

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.


Yaletown, 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  
(604) 681-6728
1,000 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.

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 colorful 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
(604) 662-4700
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 buffet breakfast for two in Aria Restaurant. Contact us for more information about our Take Part in Art Package.

Vancouver Aquarium, 3.4 km/2.1 mi
845 Avison Way
(604) 659-3474
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 lions, dolphins, seals and more.

Grouse Mountain - The Peak of Vancouver, 12.9 km/8.0 mi
6400 Nancy Greene Way
(604) 980-9311
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.

Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre, 0.8 km/0.5 mi
555 West Hastings Street
(604) 689-0421
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.

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