Vanier Park and Kitsilano Beach
Vanier Park and Kitsilano Beach are a great destination rain or shine offering several choices of things to see and do both indoors and outside
Located a short bus ride from downtown Vancouver, Vanier Park offers great views across English Bay towards downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park. This waterfront park features a mix of open grassy areas with pathways and ponds. In addition it is the home of three major Vancouver attractions, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Planetarium, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver Maritime Museum making it a great place to visit rain or shine. You can see all three attractions with a Vanier Park Explore Pass for $30.00 per Adult or $24.00 for Youth and Seniors.
A short walk to the West leads to Vancouver's popular Kitsilano Beach. In addition to the sandy beach it features the longest swimming pool in Canada - a salt water pool operated by the Vancouver Parks Board, beach volleyball courts, basketball courts, a playground and the Boathouse Restaurant.