Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Metro Vancouver has plenty to see and explore! Whether you are exploring Downtown, the North Shore, or extending your range to Burnaby and Richmond, there is something worth discovering everywhere.

Vancouver Proper

Interesting sights to see nearby the Bed and Breakfast! These are all conveniently located within the city and shouldn’t take more than hour by public transport. Have you really truly been to Vancouver if you haven’t experienced at least one of these attractions?

Vancouver Aquarium

Located within Stanley Park, see splashing sea lions, come face-to-face with a clever octopus and watch adorable sea otters play as you explore over 120 incredible exhibits spanning from the Tropics to the Arctic. The Vancouver Aquarium is located minutes from Downtown and is open 365 days a year.

Harbour Cruises

Located on Denman Street next to Stanley Park, experience Vancouver’s best sightseeing, dining, and special event cruises. Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range and many of the area’s most famous landmarks.

Roedde House Museum

Located on Barclay Street in Downtown Vancouver, step back in time and see what life was like for the Roedde family in Vancouver over 100 years ago. Built in 1893, this late Victoria home in the West End has been faithfully restored to reflect the day-today life of the Roeddes, a middle-class, immigrant family at the turn of the twentieth century.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Located on Hornby Street in Downtown Vancouver, immerse yourself in groundbreaking contemporary exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The Gallery’s programs also explore the impacts of images in the larger sphere of visual culture, design and architecture.

Fans of Vancouver Tours

Do you enjoy going to the movies or watching TV shows? Vancouver has productions filming all over the city on a regular basis. Explore the magic of our shapeshifting city in the tour of “Hollywood North.” Book a tour and feel like your favourite movie or TV show.

Science World

Located right by the Main Street-Science World skytrain station on Quebec Street, discover how much fun science can be. Get hands on with interactive displays and be entertained by amazing live shows at the Centre Stage. 

Chinatown Storytelling Centre


Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden


Vancouver Police Museum and Archives


FlyOver Canada


Canada Place


Burnaby, New West, North Van & Richmond

Worthwhile adventures to undertake just beyond the borders of Vancouver! These attractions take you to the other cities of Metro Vancouver and provide some brilliant opportunities to make some unique memories.

Surrey, Coquitlam and beyond

Are these neighbourhoods actually part of Metro Vancouver? Perhaps not. Are they absolutely worth a visit? Most definitely. Especially if you have a car and time to spare whilst here in Beautiful British Columbia.