Things To Do
Surrounded by soaring mountains, deep-blue oceans and coastal rainforests, Vancouver offers the host of outdoor activities and cultural amenities expected of a world-class city. Below are some popular activities and attractions, and you can find additional things to do at the Tourism Vancouver site.
Voted the number one ski resort in North America, Whistler is an awe-inspiring scenic two-hour drive north of Vancouver. Blending the charm of an alpine mountain village with the amenities of an urban centre, after a day on the hills, stroll the pedestrian-friendly cobble streets and experience the après ski, fine dining, and vibrant nightlife Whistler has to offer. Additionally, as a conference delegate, receive a discount on lift tickets and rentals.
For more information, visit: www.whistlerblackcomb.com
Cypress, Grouse and Seymour Mountains
Vancouver Art Gallery
Visit the renowned “Emily Carr in Haida Gwaii” exhibit or wander through the highly acclaimed collection of national and international contemporary art.
For more information, visit: www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Famous for its year-round indoor public market where local food vendors, farmers and artisans present culinary delicacies, Granville Island is also home to a host of entertainment options including the Granville Island TheatreSports League. Granville Island is accessible via car or short passenger ferry cruise across False Creek.
For more information, visit: www.granvilleisland.com
Discover kilometres of trails, beautiful beaches, local wildlife, great eats, and natural, cultural and historical landmarks, along with many other adventures in Stanley Park. While in the Park, a visit to Vancouver’s internationally-acclaimed Aquarium is also a must.
For more information, visit: www.vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/stanley-park.aspx