Vancouver is full of interesting and fun activities for all ages. Being in the Village means it's only a quick walk away to see many of the most popular attractions in our city. We've listed the places you need to see for your stay:
At the heart of Davie Village, at the corner of Davie and Bute Street is Canada's first and only permenent rainbow crosswalk. It was painted and unveiled for the 2013 Vancouver Pride celebrations, and remains a unique and useful attraction in our community. At the same corner there are also rainbow-colored picnic tables installed as a place for residents to relax and enjoy the view.
Stanley Park is a magnificent green oasis, and only a 15 minute walk away from Davie Village. Explore the 400-hectare natural West Coast rainforest and enjoy scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park's famous Seawall. Discover kilometers of trails, beautiful beaches, local wildlife, great eats, natural, cultural and historical landmarks, along with many other adventures. The park offers a wide range of unforgettable experiences for all ages and interests. Stanley Park Official Website »
The Vancouver Aquarium is a recognized leader in connecting people to our natural world. The Aquarium is dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. Located in Stanley Park, they are open to visitors from around the world 365 days a year. Vancouver Aquarium Official Website »
Robson is Vancouver's most famous shopping street set in the heart of downtown Vancouver. In the three block stretch between Burrard and Jervis you will find a commercial mecca which includes premier fashions stores, fine dining, services and all the amenities a tourist or local might need. Robson Street Website »
Step down 10 minutes from Davie Village and view the scenic Seawall. The Seawall is a beautiful 22 km path that lines Vancouver's waterfront. Perfect for a walk, cycle or jog, it is the most popular recreational spot in the city. Seawall Information »
Vancouver Art Gallery
The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) is the fifth-largest art gallery in Canada and the largest in Western Canada. It is located at 750 Hornby Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. Its permanent collection of about 10,000 artworks includes more than 200 major works by Emily Carr, the Group of Seven, Jeff Wall, and Marc Chagall. VAG Official Website »
As Vancouver's historic heart and the epicenter of independent design, culture, food and fashion, Gastown delivers one-of-a-kind experiences to visitors and locals alike. Home to the Steam Clock, a popular tourist attraction. Gastown Official Website »
Located in the heart of Vancouver, Granville Street is where you'll find Vancouver's main downtown entertainment district. Countless restaurants, bars and nightclubs make this a popular late-night hangout, particularly on the weekends. The Pacific Centre shopping mall provides unique stores for those in search of the latest fashions, while the area between Robson and Drake streets offers a diverse collection of boutique shops where you can find the latest footwear, club gear, music, comic books and more.
Granville Island is a peninsula and shopping district in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located across False Creek from Downtown Vancouver, under the south end of the Granville Street Bridge. The peninsula was once an industrial manufacturing area, but today it is now a hotspot for Vancouver tourism and entertainment. Granville Island Official Website »