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Vancouver


Vancouver, Canada
Located in the southwestern corner of British Columbia, Vancouver is the most populous city in western Canada. The city itself has an estimated population of 587,891, with approximately 2,180,737 living in the metropolitan area (both figures of 2006).

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Fodor's Vancouver & Victoria: with Whistler, Vancouver Island & the Okanagan Valley (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-06-20
Paperback (352 pages)

Fodor s Vancouver & Victoria: with Whistler, Vancouver Island & the Okanagan Valley (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years.



Vancouver has a bit of everything, and it's all top-notch: fantastic food, excellent local wine, stylish shopping opportunities, boutique hotels, friendly people, world-class skiing in nearby Whistler (site of the 2010 winter Olympics), and gorgeous terrain for hiking, biking, boating, and beach-going. Fodor's Vancouver & Victoria is the guide to help you plan your time from the slopes to the surf and everything in between. 



This travel guide includes:

· Dozens of full-color maps 

· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks

· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path

· Coverage of Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Whistler, and The Okanagan Valley



Planning to visit more of the Pacific Northwest? Check out Fodor's Pacific Northwest travel guide with Oregon, Washington & Vancouver.

Lonely Planet Vancouver (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Vancouver is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Shop for vintage shoes in quirky Gastown, hit the powdered slopes of Grouse Mountain or sample an Indian Pale Ale in a hidden microbrewery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Vancouver and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Vancouver Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - Native culture, multicultural festivals, cuisine, history, wildlife, outdoor activities, arts, shopping
  • Free, convenient pull-out Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over 40 maps
  • Covers West End, Gastown, Chinatown, Granville Island, Whistler, Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Vancouver , our most comprehensive guide to Vancouver, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Vancouver? Check out Pocket Vancouver, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

Top 10 Vancouver & Victoria (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)

By DK PUBLISHING

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2013-11-18
Paperback (128 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Vancouver and Victoria will lead you straight to the very best this region has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this fully updated guide with pull-out map is the perfect pocket-sized companion.

The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists — from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid.

You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of this region with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Vancouver and Victoria.

Lonely Planet Pocket Vancouver (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Pocket Vancouver is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Browse Granville Island Public Market, see an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, or pop into the bars, restaurants and boutiques of Gastown; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Vancouver and begin your journey now!

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  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out sheet-map Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over 6 color neighborhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Downtown, West End, Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown, Granville Island, Fairview, South Granville, Kitsilano and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Vancouver, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Vancouver's neighborhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Vancouver guide.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Canada

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-04-17
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Discover Canada region-by-region, from rural coastal villages to flat prairies and teeming metropolises. This fully updated guide provides the insider tips every visitor needs, such as the best scenic viewpoints of Niagara Falls and the Toronto skyline, highlights and maps of Canada's national parks, and scenic driving routes through the country.

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  • New itineraries based on length of stay, regional destinations, and themes.
  • Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK's Choice recommendations.
  • Restaurant locations plotted on redrawn area maps and listed with sights.
  • Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the guides even easier to read.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canada truly shows you this country as no one else can.

101 Amazing Things to Do in Canada: Canada Travel Guide (Toronto Travel, Montreal Travel, Quebec, Ottawa, Vancouver, Backpacking Canada)

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Vancouver (National Geographic Destination City Map)

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National Geographic Maps
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A detailed street map of the city is shown on the reverse side, complete with an inset map of the Lower Mainland. Points of interest, theaters, monuments, hotels, churches, parks, visitor information centers, and pedestrian areas are clearly marked and easy to find with the multi-language legend. The location of SkyTrain (light rail), West Coast Express (regional train), and Seabus stations, as well as parking areas are particularly useful in exploring Vancouver and its environs.

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Vancouver Travel Guide 2018: Shops, Restaurants, Arts, Entertainment and Nightlife in Vancouver, Canada (City Travel Guide 2018)

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Moon Canadian Rockies: Including Banff & Jasper National Parks (Travel Guide)

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Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island (Travel Guide)

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