For those of you still in “staycation” mode, summer may be ending soon, but that’s no reason to not get out and enjoy all of the wonderful offerings that Vancouver provides. Spending those remaining summer days having fun on amusement rides or experiencing live theatre entertainment, is a win-win for everyone!
This September, go check out the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – an icon of Vancouver entertainment, culture & events for over a century. The PNE hosts the popular summer fair each summer, yet the true spectacle is their selection of amusement rides at Playland.
Once you’ve had your carnival thrills, explore Vancouver’s Fringe Festival – every theatre lover’s dream come true. Featuring over 700 performances by approximately 100 artists, the festival is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees again from September 5th – 15th this year.
Check out some of our favourite rides at Playland, along with some highlights happening at the 35th annual Vancouver Fringe Festival.
August is the warmest month in Vancouver, BC and an exciting time to be out enjoying the summer weather! Lucky for us, we have excellent beaches that are easily accessible from the best hotels in downtown.
Here are 5 beaches in Vancouver that we highly recommend and which you will absolutely love – yet another reason to have yourself a staycation in this beautiful city!
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has recently been named North America’s top airport by Skytrax for a record-breaking 10th consecutive year. It’s often ranked among the top 15 best airports in the world due in part to its fantastic customer service, along with their commitment to innovation!
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The great thing about staying in downtown Vancouver is how easily accessible everything is: from dining, to entertainment, attractions, culture & luxury – all within a short radius. And of course, we also have gorgeous panoramic views of the North Shore mountains, an impressive 400-hectare natural West Coast rainforest (called Stanley Park) & the majestic waters of Vancouver Harbour & English Bay – truly breathtaking!
We understand that it’s not always easy to know where all of the sweet stays are in relation to the local happenings around town. That’s why we’ve selected a few of our favourite neighborhood recommendations for downtown Vancouver to help you out.
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With nicer weather upon us in Vancouver, many of us are seeking activities to get us out and about. So whether you are doing a staycation or are a visitor to this beautiful city, you definitely will want to check out these easily accessible gardens.
Here are 5 gardens in Vancouver that we just simply love – a perfect activity for sunny days!
With so much to do in Vancouver, there’s no reason to ever get bored! You can go hiking, participate in a race or marathon, visit museums or landmarks, check out sporting events, and so much more. However, if you are looking for something uniquely Vancouver, we’ve got that too!
Here are 5 of our favorite unique activities to experience in Vancouver as the weather continues to warm up.
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With beautiful Spring weather upon us, why would you ever want to leave Vancouver?
Instead of expensive trips to foreign destinations, people have been substituting cheaper alternatives: waiting for special travel deals online, driving to see relatives, having friends and relatives come to see them, etc. But an increasingly popular and fun vacation is the stay-at-home-vacation, or the “staycation.”
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It’s no secret that Vancouver is renowned for its beautiful outdoors, lush greenery and stunning mountains. But did you know it’s also rich with culture, art and history? Here are 5 museums (popular by world-travelers and residents alike) worth checking out – a perfect activity for those not-so sunny days!
We are so excited for this year’s JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, which returns to our city this month from February 14th – 23rd, 2019. Attendees can look forward to 10 days of stand-up, podcast, improv & hilarious sketch performances. In addition to the comedy-packed schedule, JFL NorthWest will also be hosting the 2nd edition of the Vancouver Just for Laughs Film Festival and 3-Day Block Party.
All of the venues will be easily accessible from any of our fantastic downtown hotels – so don’t delay and reserve your room at StayVancouverHotels.com before they sell out!
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A new year, a new you! If you ask us, there’s certainly no better time than now to set your new year’s resolutions in motion. In fact, one of our favorite resolutions is a renewed focus on health; whether it’s to stay fit, eat healthier, or just to be more active!
Need a little boost to get you motivated? StayVancouverHotels.com wants to help you achieve your health goals, while also offering some FREE GIFTS in return! Check out our “Top 3 Runner Activities” below, and we hope to see you at one or all three of the Start Lines!
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