Top things to see and do in Vancouver
Park your RV and head into the city for arts and culture, entertainment and recreational thrills
Vancouver and its surrounding area are renowned for the tremendous list of activities that are on offer. We compiled a list of attractions that you won't want to miss.
1) Capilano Suspension Bridge
Outdoor enthusiasts will get a kick out of the Capilano Suspension Bridge. See a West Coast rainforest by walking through the trees on this beautiful bridge, and observe vibrant totem poles that tell stories of the local First Nations heritage. There are other attractions on site as well, such as the adrenalin-pumping cliffwalk feature.
2) Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Aquarium is an essential stop on your Vancouver holiday. You could easily fill several days touring the exhibits, getting up close and personal with the marine life and taking part in the aquarium's unique activities and programs.
3) Grouse Mountain
All year round, Grouse Mountain offers a wealth of recreation. Check out the wildlife refuge, mountain ziplines, paragliding areas and the Theatre in the Sky. This is just a short list of the numerous activities you can pursue here.
4) Lonsdale Quay
For a West Coast shopping experience, visit Lonsdale Quay. Artisans and food vendors preside here, with quality goods and locally made items for sale. You can find more than 80 shops and services, seasonal events and play areas for kids.
5) VanDusen Botanical Garden
VanDusen Botanical Garden is a 22-hectare paradise with plant collections from all over the world. Take a stroll along the Rhododendron Walk or visit the Sino Himalayan Garden, surrounded by lakes and decorative rock work to enhance the experience. Check the online bloom calendar to figure out the best time for your visit.
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The Escape 5.0 and Escape 17' are both high quality, 100 per cent molded fiberglass RV trailers designed specifically for smaller tow vehicles. The size, aerodynamic features and lightweight of only 1900 lbs for the 17', and 2620 lbs for the 5.0 keep travel costs to a minimum. The Escape 17' was designed for mini-vans, small trucks and SUV's while the Escape 5.0 targets the mid-size truck market. The Escape trailers are only sold directly from Escape Trailer Industries in Chilliwack, B.C. We work on a referral program with our existing customer base which allows new customers to view an Escape in their area. Experience an Escape and see why it is one of the highest rated and hottest selling lightweight RV trailers in North America.Escape Trailer Industrieswww.escapetrailer.com
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Your year-round natural choice destination!
It's no wonder 80% of our clientele are repeat customers. Not only are our RV park, cabin and marina facilities second-to-none, but we also offer resources catering to local activities such as golfing, fishing, hiking, sailing, diving, mountain biking, skiing/snowboarding and much more! Our RV park can accommodate everyone. 201 fully serviced and spacious sites allow you to choose between family or adult oriented areas. Tenting sites are also available with power and water only. We have a wide variety of activities available. Take a dip in our heated outdoor swimming pool, play a game of tennis, volleyball, bocci, or horseshoes, or maybe a round of golf.Pacific Playgrounds Internationalwww.pacificplaygrounds.com
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Feel safe on all your RV journeys
At the British Columbia Safety Authority, we keep people safe. As the province's designated authority, we promote the safe installation and use of technical equipment. This includes large installations and smaller items such as fuel-burning portable appliances (stoves, lanterns or heaters) that people may use when camping or RVing. When you are travelling in your RV this spring or summer, make sure to BE IN THE KNOW about propane safety and the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Visit our website to learn more about how you can ensure a CO-safe trip this year.BC Safety Authoritywww.safetyauthority.ca
Put a little more BC Parks in your life!
BC Parks offers experiences as unforgettable and diverse as B.C.'s natural landscape. Our network of campgrounds, day-use areas, backcountry and marine parks offer a variety of vacation options for everyone. Many of BC Parks' most popular campgrounds offer services that appeal especially to RVers, such as large, extra-large and pull-through campsites, sani-stations, campsite reservations and even some campgrounds with electrical hookups. Whether your vacation activity is hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing or exploring the rich historic and cultural heritage of the parks, don't wait for the dog days of summer to enjoy a quiet escape among our natural treasures. Any time is perfect to enjoy a visit.BC Parks - Victoriawww.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks
Capilano River RV Park: The closest RV park to downtown Vancouver!
As Vancouver's only centrally located RV Park, we're just minutes from countless attractions in downtown, West and North Vancouver - like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, beaches and more. Explore Whistler Blackcomb, the coastal islands and everything BC has to offer from the gateway of our beautiful Vancouver park. Our RV sites are fully serviced, gated and supervised 24 hours a day. All styles of sites, from full hookup to tenting, are available. Families will love the children's playground and pool, and everyone will appreciate amenities like our recreation lounge, hot tub, laundry facilities, and picnic tables at each site. New for 2012, we now offer campground-wide complimentary wi-fi Internet access.Capilano River RV Parkwww.capilanorvpark.com
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