Shawn's Guidebook

Shawn
Originally from the east coast (Moncton NB), I lived in Halifax NS for 7 years before moving out to Vancouver in 2012. While I do miss home, I've completely fallen in love with the west coast lifes... read more

Things to do in Vancouver

791 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Rent a bike or walk in & around this beautiful public park.

613 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Restaurants, cafes, local arts & crafts, public market & much more! *30-35 minute walk from the condo*

258 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Kitsilano Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vancouver, especially in the warm summer months. Located at the north edge of the Kitsilano neighbourhood, the beach faces out onto Burrard Inl... read more

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Science World at Telus World of Science, Vancouver is a science centre run by a not-for-profit organization in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the end of False Creek, and feat... read more

187 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Arts & crafts, fresh local food, wine, this market has it all! *30-35 minute walk from the condo*

273 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Robson Street is lined with clothing stores and could be described as the shopping district of Vancouver.

207 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Enjoy an afternoon picnic and/or walk through the beautiful gardens of this park located a few minutes away from the King Edward Canada Line station.

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Iconic Olympic Village Restaurant only steps from the condo! http://vancouver.craftbeermarket.ca *1-2 minute walk from the condo*

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Downtown Vancouver's largest shopping mall is accessible by the Granville City Centre station on the Canada Line.

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109 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Be prepared to wait for hours to get into one of Vancouver's most famous Indian restaurants. Worth every minute of the wait!

107 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good food & a great patio with views of False Creek & the Vancouver skyline. Wine on tap, how can you go wrong!? http://www.tapandbarrel.com/#home *2-3 minute walk from the condo*

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A trip to Vancouver is not complete without a visit to English Bay Beach. Pack a lunch or grab some street food and enjoy the beautiful scenery and excellent people watching. This park IS Vancouver.

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For kids of all ages!

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This clothing-optional beach is a must-visit for the free-spirited individual. Please note: while consuming alcohol (and other substances) is commonplace for this beach, it is still against the law... read more

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

FlyOver Canada is an amazing virtual flight ride in which you will “take off” into a huge domed screen to enjoy a breathtaking flight across Canada’s most spectacular sights. The motion seating and... read more

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Terra Breads is a Vancouver based artisan bakery and cafe serving fresh, delicious bread, sandwiches and baked goods daily. Great lunch spot! *2-3 minute walk from the condo*

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Over 120 Belgian & Craft beers, Local cask beer pouring and a regionally inspired menu of tapas and bistro food. One of my favourites!

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Don't miss this trendy restaurant's daily 'Appy Hour from 4-6pm. Located on the street level of the building. http://theflyingpigvan.com

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Quite possibly the most beautiful liquor store you will ever step into! Impressive selection of beer, wine & spirits. *2 minute walk from the condo*

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No trip to Vancouver is complete without a picture of the historic Steam Clock in this touristy neighbourhood.

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Also known as "Whole pay check Market" this beautiful specialty organic grocery store has a fantastic selection of food and great meal-to-go options. Worth a visit! *12-14 minute walk from the condo*

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful (and pricey) grocery store with a good selection of meal-to-go options. *2 minute walk from the condo*

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The Olympic Village Station is on the Canada Line (sky train) which connects YVR airport to downtown Vancouver (Waterfront Station). *10 minute walk from the condo*

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This is the grocery store I use the most. Good prices and a good selection for everything you might need. *10-12 minute walk from the condo*

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For all your pharmaceutical needs. London drugs also sells a limited number of grocery and household items. *3 minute walk from the condo*

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Cheap basics! Bring bags from the coat closet as they charge for them. They also have empty boxes you can take. *12-14 minute walk from the condo*

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Creekside Community Centre has programs for all ages and abilities. It has a fitness centre, a gymnasium, dance and yoga studios, meeting and event space, and a childcare centre for all abilities. ... read more

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For all your dry cleaning needs. A little pricey, but very convenient location. *2 minute walk from the condo*

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Walk along this scenic side of the Vancouver Seawall and watch float planes taking off & landing.