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VIBRANT VANCOUVER

Cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia

Fuel up on breakfast from a local farmers’ market before spending a spectacular morning in Canada’s great outdoors. Go salmon fishing in Horseshoe Bay or paddle boarding around scenic Granville Island. Or take in fantastic city views on a Skyride cable car trip to Grouse Mountain’s 3,700-foot-tall summit.
National Language English
Currency Accepted Canadian Dollar (CAD)

PACIFIC RIM ADVENTURE

Discover urban sprawl and outdoorsy scenery with an Alaska cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Radiance of the Seas, Alaska glacier.

Radiance of the Seas

You’re in for an off-the-grid explore-a-thon that cruises from Seward Alaska. Forge a trail through America’s Last Frontier all onboard Radiance of the Seas®, a ship designed for edge-of-the-map exploration. Boasting the most glass of any Royal Caribbean ship, it’s perfect for glacier-gazing and whale-watching in Alaska from May through August 2019 and 2020.


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Ovation of the Seas.

Ovation of the Seas

From North to South, all paths lead to new experiences on Ovation of the Seas®. Gaze at glaciers in Alaska’s rugged Inside Passage and get up close to majestic mountains and towering waterfalls at Endicott Arm. From May through September 2019 and 2020, you can pioneer America’s Last Frontier onboard the biggest boldest ship ever to sail Alaska.


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Things To Do in Vancouver

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BUBBLING WITH ADVENTURE

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vancouver british columbia gastown mason square

BUBBLING WITH ADVENTURE

Walk the cobbled streets of Gastown, admiring 20th-century brick buildings and taking a selfie with the whistling Steam Clock. Explore Maple Tree Square, site of ‘Gassy Jack’ Deighton’s first tavern, and then stroll under the elaborate Chinatown Millennium Gate. Eat Asian delights— or escape the bustle amid Dr. Su Yat-Sen’s peaceful gardens.

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FULL OF FRESH AIR

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vancouver british columbia stanley park urban greenspace fall

FULL OF FRESH AIR

Breathe in the 1,000-acre greenspace of Stanley Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America. Hike red cedar forest trails, relax beachside, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, or view the Brockton Point totem poles. Then walk along the Seawall, with the downtown skyline as your backdrop.

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vancouver british columbia victoria castle empress hotel craigdarroch castle sunset

COLONIAL CHARISMA

Take a scenic ferry ride to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. Get lost in the romance of its English-inspired traditions with proper tea at the Empress hotel. Wander Butchart Gardens’ gorgeous topiaries and admire Craigdarroch Castle’s Victorian architecture. Victoria Public Market is an excellent dining and shopping spot.

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vancouver british columbia cuisine dumplings chinese food

LOCAL CUISINE

Vancouver’s cultural diversity is the key ingredient to its unique culinary scene. Dozens of food trucks, street food carts and farmers’ markets offer something for every taste. Farm-to-table dishes feature Fraser Valley duck and spot prawns. Enjoy an assortment of Asian cuisine, from Chinese dim sum to Japanese ramen. Then sip Okanagan Valley wine or Granville Island beer from Canada’s first microbrewery.

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vancouver british columbia totem pole

SHOPPING

Head to Robson Street for mainstream chain stores, or hit the quirky indie shops of Gastown, Main Street and Commercial Drive. Lonsdale Quay Market is home to 80 unique shops, while Granville Island’s art studios sell First Nations carvings and jewelry— plus its public market is known for gourmet goods.

Insider's Tips
Insider's Tips
1 The Seabus runs every 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver to Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver and offers fantastic skyline views.
2 Canadians are known to offer a polite smile and “hello” when even greeting strangers.

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