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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

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet Vancouver (Travel Guide)
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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

Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide)

By Carolyn B. Heller

Moon Travel
Released: 2019-06-04
Paperback (448 pages)

Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide)
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From the ocean to the mountains, go off the beaten path and into the heart of Western Canada with Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip.
  • Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: With lists of the best trails, views, and more, you can hike the Rocky Mountains, canoe in Lake Louise, and snorkel with seals in the Pacific. Explore one of Vancouver's many parks, soak up the surfer vibe in Tofino, or go wine-tasting in the Okanagan
  • Flexible Itineraries: Drive the entire two-week road trip or follow strategic routes like a week-long drive along the coast of British Columbia, as well as suggestions for spending time in Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and the Okanagan
  • Maps and Driving Tools: 49 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, detailed directions for the entire route, and full-color photos throughout
  • Local Expertise: Seasoned road-tripper and Canadian Carolyn B. Heller shares her passion for the mountains, shores, and rich history of Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies
  • How to Plan Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas and how to avoid traffic, plus tips for driving in different road and weather conditions and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road-trippers with kids
With Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip's practical tips, flexible itineraries, and local know-how, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.

Looking to explore more of North America on wheels? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Hanging out for a while? Check out Moon Vancouver, Moon British Columbia, or Moon Canadian Rockies.

Lonely Planet Pocket Vancouver (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Vancouver:

  • 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

Lonely Planet Canada (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Kate Armstrong, Adam Karlin, Carolyn McCarthy, Benedict Walker & James Bainbridge

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Lonely Planet Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Rockies, marvel at the Northern Lights, or indulge in cultural delights from Montreal's cafe culture to the island villages of Haida Gwaii; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Canada and begin your journey now!

Lonely Planet Canada Travel Guide:

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  • 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 - history, Aboriginal cultures, outdoor activities, wildlife, wine, cuisine, epic drives, national parks
  • Free, convenient pull-out Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over 100 maps
  • Covers Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, British Columbia, the Rocky Mountains, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Alberta, Newfoundland, Banff, New Brunswick, Yukon Territory and more.

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

Vancouver Travel Guide 2020: Shops, Arts, Entertainment and Good Places to Drink and Eat in Vancouver, Canada (Travel Guide 2020)

By Howard P. Quinn

Independently published
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The places found in this book are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. 1,900 places listed and organized in four groups. "TOP 500 SHOPS" 86 Store Categories. "TOP 500 RESTAURANTS" 89 Cuisine Types. "TOP 500 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT" Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Museums, Art Galleries, Stadiums, Cinemas, Performing Arts, Music Venues, Arcades. "TOP 400 NIGHTLIFE SPOTS" Lounges, Bars, Pubs, Gay Bars, Hookah Bars, Latin Bars, Sports Bars, Karaoke, Comedy Clubs, Jazz & Blues, Nightclubs, Adult Entertainment and many more options to visit, relax and enjoy your stay.

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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  • Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK's Choice recommendations.
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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)

By 101 Amazing Things

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101 Amazing Things to Do in Canada: Canada Travel Guide (Toronto Travel, Montreal Travel, Quebec, Ottawa, Vancouver, Backpacking Canada)
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  • jaw dropping historical and cultural sights you won’t want to miss from the city walls of Quebec through to world-class art galleries across the country
  • outdoor adventures you won’t forget in a hurry, whether you want to have a white water rafting adventure in the Rockies, or you fancy going on a dog sledding ride
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Top 10 Vancouver and Vancouver Island (Pocket Travel Guide)

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DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-11-20
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Top 10 Vancouver and Vancouver Island (Pocket Travel Guide)
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Admire spectacular scenery at Vancouver Island's rugged Long Beach, tiptoe across teetering Capilano Suspension Bridge, explore the UBC Museum of Anthropology, enjoy the historic streets of Victoria, shop at Granville Island's bustling Public Market, or head to Whistler for fantastic alpine skiing. From Top 10 restaurants to Top 10 things to do for free, discover the best of Vancouver and Vancouver Island with this easy-to-use travel guide.


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  •  Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Vancouver and Vancouver Island, including Stanley Park, Granville Island, Canada Place, Science World, Vancouver Art Gallery, the Royal British Columbia Museum, and more
  •  Free laminated pullout map of Vancouver and Vancouver Island, plus five color neighborhood maps
  •  In-depth neighborhood guides explore Vancouver and Vancouver Island's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing
  •  Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
  •  Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus useful transportation, visa, and health information
  •  Color maps help you navigate with ease
  •  Covers Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Waterfront, Gastown, Chinatown, South Granville, Yaletown, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Long Beach, Victoria, and more

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