14 Tastings, 8 Stories and 3 Hours of Pure Bliss
Looking for things to do in Vancouver? Well, you certainly don’t have to search for long. With mountains, beaches, skyscrapers, and all kinds of cultural spots; tourist attractions in Vancouver are an inherent part of the city. From Stanley Park to Granville Island, this stunning, West-Coast city has so much to see, do, and taste. Though food is, and always will be, the driving force for Vancouver Foodie Tours, we’re aspiring to be one of Vancouver’s best tourist attractions by giving you a multi-faceted experience that highlights some of Vancouver’s most coveted sights and secrets.
While we journey from taste to taste, Vancouver Foodie Tours gives you the inside scoop on some of the many tourist attractions in Vancouver – so you don’t have to miss a beat! Here’s a list of our most-loved attractions in the downtown core – we’d love to show you around!
In the heart of the city. Designed by a Vancouver-born architect and previous home to the Provincial Law Courts. Admission by donation on Tuesday evenings. Stop by the Gallery Café and enjoy your meal on the picturesque outdoor seating area. 750 Hornby Street.
You say Robson Square, we say food trucks! The heart and hub of Van City, brought to the spotlight by the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Center stage for public skating, ballroom dancing, cultural events, Sunday chess, pillow fights, and public rallies. Home to the Vancouver Art Gallery, UBC Robson Square, and the Provincial Law Courts.
A beautiful collection of works from Bill Reid, acclaimed Haida master artist, goldsmith, writer, carver, and spokesman. The gallery is dedicated to understanding and appreciating contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast of North America. Other Bill Reid pieces can be see at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, The Vancouver Aquarium, and the Vancouver International Airport. 639 Hornby Street.
Ever tasted BC wine? Sutton Place Wine Merchants has the largest selection of local BC wines in the downtown core. Stop by on Fridays and Saturdays from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm for complimentary wine tastings and pairings! 885 Burrard Street.
Bakeries, tea shops, herb stalls, and authentic Chinese cuisine. Take in the historic buildings and cultural landmarks. Here on a summer weekend? Stop by the Chinatown Night Market for Asian street food and souvenirs!
Vancouver’s historic district. Step back in time as you stroll down the cobbled streets, view the heritage buildings, and dabble in the restaurants, shops, and bustling nightlife.
Vancouver’s Chinese Garden is based on the harmony of four main elements: rock, water, plants, and architecture. Admission is $14.00 for adults, free for children under 5 years old. 578 Carrall Street.
See Vancouver from a new perspective. Enjoy a diverse range of private dining, and sightseeing Harbour Cruises that give you the perfect view of Vancouver’s famous skyline. Departure from Coal Harbour (beside Stanley Park)
An award-winning facility in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Located on the waterfront, the Vancouver Convention Centre has unparalleled views of the mountain and ocean scenery. Popular photo opportunities along the seawall, at the pixelated Orca, and the Olympic Cauldron. Don’t forget to stop by Bella Gelateria (across the street) to try the World’s best gelato! 1055 Canada Place.
A new tourist attraction at the iconic Canada Place. Fly Over Canada incorporates state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada’s most thrilling sights like you have never seen them before. Hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen, while the film takes you on a thrilling 8-minute journey across Canada. 999 Canada Place.
Shops, food, and thriving nightlife! On summer weekends, enjoy the variety of VIVA Vancouver events on Granville Street. VIVA Vancouver is summer program that transform city streets into art and performance spaces in collaboration with local businesses.
Located two blocks off Gastown in the historic “Railtown.” The winery features a tasting bar where consumers can learn about British Columbia wines, enjoy custom tastings and tours, and take advantage of the charming retail store full of local merchandise, artisan foods, and of course, plenty of wine! 55 Dunlevy Avenue.
Acclaimed as one of the “Most Beautiful City Parks in the World” (second to Park Güell in Barcelona) by Travel + Leisure Magazine. Bike/run/walk around the famous seawall or enjoy the sunshine on one of the many beaches. Other features include: rose and rhododendron gardens, First Nations totem poles, a small golf course, an outdoor summer theater, a seaside swimming pool, and areas for lawn bowling.
A must-see, tourist attraction in Vancouver. This 100,000 sq. ft facility in the heart of Stanley Park is home to penguins, jellyfish, belugas, sea otters, turtles, sharks and more!
Explore the world-famous Public Market with ease! Our most-popular tour highlights the best of Granville Island, featuring 20+ signature Canadian tastings.
Experience the vibrant culture and history, while savouring artisan delights like local cheeses, melt-in-your-mouth donuts, and more!Read More
Feast your way through the heart of downtown Vancouver and skip the lines at Vancouver’s best food trucks!
From world-famous Japanese hot dogs to ooey-gooey Mom’s Grilled Cheese, you’ll taste proof that Vancouver is Canada’s #1 street food city.Read More
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