Vancouver RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Vancouver, British Columbia

In addition to being a central point for shopping and entertainment, Vancouver is also a prime location for RVers to visit. There are several areas within and just outside of the main city where you can see lush gardens, aquatic animals, vibrant forests and more. Scroll down on our Vancouver landing page for extensive information on tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV dealers, campsites and more.

Capilano bridge

Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Vancouver, BC

Information on camping in Vancouver, BC, including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.
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Vancouver

Sensational summer: Free family activities at Lonsdale Quay

This beloved venue is offering something special for Canada's 150th anniversary.

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival has been taking place annually for decades.
Vancouver

Vancouver’s vibrant music scene

Come to B.C.'s West Coast and you'll find a staggering lineup of musical events.

The Gastown steam clock is one attraction you'll want to snap a photo of.
Vancouver

Vancouver tours bring history to life

Vancouver has a fascinating past, which you can learn more about by taking one of the creative tours available.

Cycling in Stanley Park is one fantastic way to see Vancouver's sights.
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Cycling in Stanley Park

Hop on a bike and explore Stanley Park's lush greenery and oceanside trails.

Tourists flock to Vancouver's beautiful, internationally renowned Kitsilano Beach.
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Kitsilano, Vancouver

Vancouver’s Kitsilano area was named for August Jack Khatsahlano of B.C.’s Squamish people.

Stanley Park greenery
Vancouver

Sea to Sky Hikes in Vancouver, B.C.

Vancouver, British Columbia brings outdoorsy city dwellers and visitors together in Stanley Park and at the summit of Stawamus Chief.

by Jillian Clark
Tourists standing on the porch of the yurt lookout at Grouse Mountain
Burnaby

Grizzly bears: A wild kingdom on Vancouver’s North Shore

RVers, especially those with young people on board, often discover the most enjoyable activities are those involving visits to animal sanctuaries or the up-close viewing of the wildlife unique to Western Canada’s natural playgrounds. 

Point Atkinson Lighthouse, built in 1875 is still in operation today.
Burnaby

Heritage gardens, theatres, markets, and a lighthouse – Vancouver has them all

How often do we hear friends say they had traveled the world but had not realized how many places there are to enjoy much closer to home. Here are just a few of the attractions for RV visitors to the Vancouver area. 

Beachhouse sous chef Luigi delivering one of his specialties.
Vancouver

Award-winning dining is easy in West Vancouver

For a small community with a population of less than 50,000, West Vancouver boasts a surprising number of four- and five-star restaurants.

A cruise ship and sailboats are docked in Horseshoe Bay.
Vancouver

West Vancouver is an educational playground

From learning more about the arts or cooking, from golfing and fitness to Elder College–all activities are within reach in West Vancouver.  

Point Atkinson, West Vancouver, is a National Historic Site of Canada
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Urban history in West Van

One of the two National Historic Sites of Canada in West Vancouver celebrates the community’s origins, and the other enables its growth.

The Seaview Walk offers a great view and is easily accessed.
Vancouver

Pick a trail, any trail

The hiking trails in West Vancouver appeal to both casual sight-seers and avid enthusiasts.

Out on the water at sunset with Bowen Island Sea Kayaking.
The Sunshine Coast

Vancouver Coast and Mountains – breath-taking scenery, a playground for all

Vancouverites boast they can ski in the morning, swim in the afternoon and dine by candlelight in the evening; so for RVers who travel to the Vancouver Coast and Mountains, activities and memories await.

A section of walking path and park along the water in Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, BC.
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Off the beaten path in West Van

This waterfront neighbourhood is a mix of city life and nature.

A hummingbird hovering around a cherry blossom.
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A refreshing urban garden

 VanDusen Botanical Garden is an oasis in the heart of Vancouver.

The distinctive sails of Canada Place, which houses the Vancouver Convention Centre and the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, make it easy to spot.
Vancouver

Walk a mile in my shoes

Next time you're in Vancouver, consider a historic walking tour of the downtown; you won't be disappointed.

by Sandra Albers

RV-friendly businesses near Vancouver