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Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Gifts for Tourist in Their Hometown: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 3rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nearly 9 million people visit the Greater Vancouver region each year1, about 60 per cent of them from Canada, and yet there are so many locals that have new been up Grouse Mountain, never driven the Sea to Sky, or never experienced an exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I have a series of Vancouver […]

All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

October 23rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver’s only cemetery, is as old as the city itself. Made up of 106 acres along Fraser St between 21st Ave and 43rd Ave, it is home to several specialized tours and events throughout the year. Photo credit: John Allison on Flickr All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery The 10th annual Night […]

3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

October 21st, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: Bailey Bros. Host: Stanley Park History […]

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours

September 18th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company has just announced the dates of their upcoming Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours. These spine-tingling tours will run four times a night in mid- to late October, taking guests to ghoulish sites around the city, sharing local history and lore. Photo by Aaron Aubrey, courtesy of Vancouver Trolley Tours What: Haunted Vancouver […]

Vancouver Sunset Sailboat Cruise with Simplicity Sailing Charters

July 30th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We walked down to Coal Harbour from our place in the West End on a simmering, sunny afternoon and reached Harbour Green Park just as the Blue Heron pulled up to the dock. Cody from Simplicity Sailing Charters had reached out to me about coming for a sunset sail and I couldn’t possibly turn down […]

Public Tours of BC Place

July 29th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place is one of the easiest landmarks to spot on a map of Vancouver aside from Stanley Park. It’s an icon of our fair city, opening in June of 1983 and again in 2011 following $150 million in major renovations, it has hosted everything from the CFL, MLS, and the NHL Heritage Classic to […]

Coquitlam, Capilano, Lower Seymour Watershed Tours

July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that we have the very best tap water around, fed from pristine sources and delivered to our homes straight from reservoirs nestled within our scenic mountains. To showcase these resources, Metro Vancouver is offering a range of watershed tours this summer. Coquitlam tours run Thursdays and Saturdays while Capilano tours run Fridays […]