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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #25 on: May 13, 2009, 02:23:27 PM »
My grandmother and two of my uncles live there. Makes wedding planning easy. :P

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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #26 on: May 14, 2009, 01:27:39 AM »
Zaider, SulfurLad, you guys make me want to skip school and go explore my city all over again!

Lots of great ideas here :)

+1, pistachoo, I was there for almost 10yrs. I would recommend the classic beautiful areas ( Lynn Canyon, Stanley Park, Aquarium etc...) as well as Deep Cove, Gambier Island (!!) , the Rocky Mountain MTB factory tour, Point Grey, North Van skate bowl (FTW since 1988), drive around the UBC campus (!!), Milestone's on Pacific...etc.

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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #27 on: May 14, 2009, 06:58:30 AM »
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Rocky Mountain MTB factory tour

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Now that is an idea, I always wanted to do that but always forget when I am down to find it.

Need to find out where my Vertex Team Race was built.  8)

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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #28 on: May 14, 2009, 07:43:32 AM »
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Rocky Mountain MTB factory tour

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Now that is an idea, I always wanted to do that but always forget when I am down to find it.

Need to find out where my Vertex Team Race was built.  8)

Hah, I am actually a Kona and Norco Fan.  I know some of the higher ups in Kona and have connections to Norco, I worked at Bow for like 10 years.  I just keep on forgetting to visit them before its too late each time.
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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #29 on: May 14, 2009, 12:54:55 PM »
Where exactly is the Rocky factory?  I guess they don't make bikes there anymore, but do they still do factory tours?
They're going to park their car over there. You're going to park your car over here. Get it?

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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2009, 02:52:39 PM »
If its a nice day and you're willing to drop some cash, hit up the restaurant on Kits beach called Watermark... sooo good.
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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #31 on: May 14, 2009, 06:27:35 PM »

Hmmm come to think of it, I am getting married in August on Pender Island. I should stop by and get a few things installed on the wagon while I am there.  8)
My wife and I thought about getting married on Pender Island but it would have been expensive.  My good friend lives on Pender, I try to go out there as much as I can for some good fishing and frisbee golf. 

aww man. i love Pender. my folks used to have a cabin on Magic Lake.
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Re: Places to visit in Vancouver
« Reply #32 on: May 14, 2009, 09:38:09 PM »
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Deep Cove,
i biked down there after riding down mt. seymour*? met up with the owner of cove bikes seems like a really cool place, love to actually check it out.

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What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #33 on: October 26, 2009, 09:22:55 AM »
I fly out at 2 pm today, I'm staying the Times Square Suites on 1821 robson st.

I've never been to van before, we're seeing u2 on Wednesday and flying out Thursday


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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #34 on: October 26, 2009, 09:49:36 AM »
I love Stanley Park, I'd definitely go for a walk around the Seawall, or through the forest.

Eat. Food. Lots.

Here is a good thread about exactly this.

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #35 on: October 26, 2009, 09:53:01 AM »
I love Stanley Park, I'd definitely go for a walk around the Seawall, or through the forest.

Eat. Food. Lots.

Here is a good thread about exactly this.

I agree, Food and lots of it.

I loved Japadog when i was there, it's 8 blocks away south east on Robson.

Also check out my thread from eailer this year, there was lots of good suggestion there that people posted.

http://www.westernsubaruclub.com/smf/index.php?topic=8056.0
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #36 on: October 26, 2009, 09:55:58 AM »
You're pretty close to the Marc Emery building too, you could go to the New Amsterdam Cafe or the BCMP office/vapor lounge if you're into that kinda stuff.... Or if you just wanna feel a little bit like you're in Holland.

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #37 on: October 26, 2009, 09:56:52 AM »
LOL Sean, you edited your thread just about the same time I did to put in my old thread =D.
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #38 on: October 26, 2009, 10:07:04 AM »
Vancouver. My Favourite City.

Depends how much you want to spend.

The one thing you definitely should do is hit up some sushi places. Kadoya on Davie and Burrard is my favourite place. They just renovated so its a little classier, but its delicious and cheap.

The threads that the other guys posted contain good info and some of my other suggestions.
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #39 on: October 26, 2009, 10:20:16 AM »
Oh and there is a Anthony Bourdain: No Reservation episode
 
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #40 on: October 26, 2009, 10:47:01 AM »
Depends what you like to eat..  I second Japadog.

There's a japanese store on Robson about 5 blocks west of the kitty-corner Starbucks that sell novelty Japanese-only Kitkat bars...
They're going to park their car over there. You're going to park your car over here. Get it?

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #41 on: October 26, 2009, 10:48:40 AM »
Threads merged :)

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #42 on: October 26, 2009, 12:55:33 PM »
go to "the eatery" for sushi.  it will blow your mind. 

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #43 on: October 26, 2009, 02:39:32 PM »
Get Yam fries at iki sushi on west braoday across from the safeway. Their actual sushi is really good too.

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #44 on: October 26, 2009, 03:10:28 PM »
Don't forget to go to Guu :)

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #45 on: August 30, 2010, 03:41:10 PM »
Reading this and making notes.

Thanks for the tip on Lynn Canyon... it wasn't in the top 12 places. http://www.vancouverattractions.com/

Sounds like it should be checked out.


I am going there this weekend and will try check some of the tips here out.

Brian


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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #46 on: August 30, 2010, 04:13:40 PM »
Have fun Brian, I wish I could go on another trip to Vancouver.
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #47 on: August 30, 2010, 04:22:25 PM »
If you take a day to spend in Whistler, there is the Village to walk around in, and fancy gondola rides -- a passerby told me it was $50 for the lift ticket but as many hops between upper stations as you liked, before you came down to the Village again.  http://ww1.whistlerblackcomb.com/p2pg/  <-- cheaper to buy online?

On the way to/from Whistler there are falls and provincial parks to be seen (ie: Brandywine falls) and Rocket Rally in Squamish...

Even if you don't stop anywhere, it's a fun drive.
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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #48 on: August 30, 2010, 04:34:58 PM »
Have fun Brian, I wish I could go on another trip to Vancouver.

Thanks... I will have fun.

Plans are to go to Whistler ( I have been to Whistler before, GF hasn't ever even been to Van ), the GF likes flowers so taking her to Buschart Gardens on the Island, We have to go to Kelowna for a day trip and it will be a busy 4 days.

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Re: What is there to do in Vancouver?
« Reply #49 on: August 30, 2010, 04:42:09 PM »
Lots to see on the Island too. :)

Vancouver also has gardens, ie: Van Dusen Botanical Garden in case you run out of time to go further afield.

Butchart Gardens is near Victoria, I believe... which is a pretty town to gawk at. Can have high tea at the Empress and stuff like that.
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