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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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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

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

By Fodor's Travel Guides

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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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  • 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.

Canada: Where To Go, What To See - A Canada Travel Guide (Booklet) (Canada,Vancouver,Toronto Montreal,Ottawa,Winnipeg,Calgary) (Volume 1)

By Worldwide Travellers

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Canada - The Ultimate Travel Guide

• Are you looking to visit a country you've never been to ? • Have you already booked your trip and you're now curious what to expect ? • Maybe a friend loved the trip and you want to have the same great experience now...

Either Way, We Got You Covered !

In This Single Guide, You Will Find All The Information You'll Need

What This Guide Covers:

  • Major Cities
  • Traditions
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Canada: Canada Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Canada (Toronto Travel Guide, Montreal Travel Guide, Vancouver Travel Guide, Banff, Canadian Rockies)

By 101 Coolest Things

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You are super lucky to be going to Canada, and this guide will let you know all of the coolest things to do, see, and eat around the country, in places like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Quebec, Calgary, Banff, and the Canadian Rockies.

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  • the very best things to shove in your pie hole, from comfort food like poutine, through to the best seafood restaurants in the country
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  • the coolest historical and cultural sights that you simply cannot afford to miss from the city walls of Quebec through to world-class art galleries across the country
  • the most incredible outdoor adventures, 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 & Victoria (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

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

Top 10 Vancouver & Victoria (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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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.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canada

By DK Travel

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Released: 2016-04-05
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canada will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer, from the rich historical and cultural treasures of its cities to the stunning scenery of its landscapes and coastlines. Visit the Citadelle of Quebec, eat world-class cuisine in Vancouver, take in the beauty of Niagara Falls, and go whale watching on the coasts.

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   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

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

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Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

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Moon Vancouver: Including Victoria, Vancouver Island & Whistler (Travel Guide)

By Carolyn B. Heller

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Set on the edge of the Pacific, with mountains silhouetting skyscrapers, Vancouver teems with culture and life. Explore this delightful city with Moon Vancouver.

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  • See the Sights: Cycle along the coast at Stanley Park, kayak local waterways, learn about indigenous history at the Vancouver Museum of Anthropology, and take the perfect photo next to the magnificent Lion's Gate Bridge
  • Get a Taste of the City: Sip a perfect pour-over coffee, browse the stalls at the Granville Island Public Market, or dig into some of the best Chinese food in North America
  • Bars and Nightlife: Sample local craft beer, enjoy cocktails on lush patios or cozy speakeasies, and plug into Vancouver's artsy side with an eclectic lineup of local musicians performing everything from indie rock to world music
  • Trusted Advice: Expat, foodie, and Vancouver expert Carolyn B. Heller shares the best of her adopted city
  • Strategic Itineraries: See the best of Vancouver with itineraries designed for families, gourmands, history buffs, nature-lovers, and artists, with day trips to Victoria, Vancouver Island, and Whistler
  • Full-Color Photos and Detailed Maps so you can explore on your own, plus an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go
  • Handy Tools: Background information on the landscape, history, and culture, packaged in a book slim enough to fit in your coat pocket
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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!

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

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

By Carolyn B. Heller

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  • Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route, 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
  • Local Expert: Born-and-bred Canadian and passionate road-tripper Carolyn B. Heller shares her love for the mountains, shores, and rich history of Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies
  • Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kids

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Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island (Moon Handbooks)

By Andrew Hempstead

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  • Curated advice from local writer Andrew Hempstead
  • Full-color with vibrant, helpful photos
  • Detailed maps and directions for exploring on your own
  • Activities and ideas for every traveler: Complete one of the world's great coastal hikes, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding through protected fjords. Surf the wild coast, or experience the thrill of hooking a giant salmon. Taste seafood fresh from the ocean in downtown Victoria and admire the city's timeless architecture. Spend the day in the colorful Butchart Gardens, or learn about the region's natural history at the Royal BC Museum
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  • Background information on the landscape, culture, and neighborhood history
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