Photo Courtesy of Vancouver Aquarium/Hans Sipma PhotographyAssorted tempura - prawn and veggies.Seafood yakisoba.Okonomiyaki - seafood pancake.Volcano seafood yaki.Assorted sashimi, Miso beef roll, Kamikase roll.Business card and our bill.Inside, looking towards kitchen, as we arrived.

Families will love:

  • Most majestic parks in any city in North America
  • Laid-back vibe perfect for families
  • Spectacular scenery of oceans and mountains

In 2010, the world descended upon the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, but this Canadian city doesn't need to throw a major event to get noticed. Indeed, few cities in the world can combine the thriving pulse of a metropolis with the spectacular scenery of oceans and mountains. Spend the daylight hiking and biking, followed by dinner at a slew of family-friendly restaurants. ... more
In 2010, the world descended upon the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, but this Canadian city doesn't need to throw a major event to get noticed. Indeed, few cities in the world can combine the thriving pulse of a metropolis with the spectacular scenery of oceans and mountains. Spend the daylight hiking and biking, followed by dinner at a slew of family-friendly restaurants.

The city is a great launch pad for a cruise to Alaska or in combination with Whistler or Victoria. Kid-friendly attractions include one of the most majestic parks in any city in North America, Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium, the collection of historic totem poles at the Museum of Anthropology, the Kid's Only Market at Granville Island, and a jaunt to one of the largest Chinatowns on the continent. Give yourself at least three days to see most of the major sites, more if you want to relax a little and feel like a local.

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