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Adventures in America's Western Parks
DVD - Canadian Rockies, Vancouver & Beyond

Stunning panoramic vistas, mountain biking, rafting, and snowboarding.

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    The largest city is Vancouver, the third-largest (pop: 578,000) metropolitan area in Canada and the second-largest in the Pacific Northwest. Vancouver is consistently ranked one of the three most livable cities in the world.

    Vancouver Island Seaplane Tour
    Popular Adventure Tour of British Columbia
    Discover the rugged Fjordland and picture-perfect villages north of Vancouver on a tour by seaplane. Taste fabulous British Columbian cuisine during a brief stop at West Coast Wilderness Lodge before ending your adventure with a gentle splash down back on Vancouver Harbour.

    The municipality also has several large beaches, many adjacent to one another, with the largest groups extending from the coast of Stanley Park before reaching False Creek, and on the other side of English Bay, starting in the Kitsilano neighbourhood all the way to the University Endowment Lands, which are separate from Vancouver. The 18 kilometres (11 miles) of beaches that surround Vancouver include English Bay (First Beach), Jericho, Kitsilano Beach, Locarno, Second Beach (Stanley Park), Spanish Bank East, Spanish Bank Extension, Spanish Bank West, Sunset, and Third Beach (Stanley Park).[147] The coastline provides for many types of water sport, and the city is a popular destination for boating enthusiasts. BC Place Stadium, home of the BC Lions. The dome on the lower right is GM Place

    Within a 20-to-30-minute drive from downtown Vancouver are the North Shore Mountains, home to three ski areas: Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain, and Mount Seymour. Mountain bikers have created world-renowned trails across the North Shore. The Capilano River, Lynn Creek and Seymour River, also on the North Shore, provide opportunities to whitewater enthusiasts during periods of rain and spring melt.

    Running races include the Vancouver Sun Run (a 10 km race) every April; the Vancouver Marathon is held every May and Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon held every June. The Grouse Grind is a gruelling 2.9 kilometre climb up Grouse Mountain open throughout the summer and fall months, including the annual Grouse Grind Mountain Run. Hiking trails include the Baden-Powell Trail, an arduous 42 kilometre long hike from West Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove in the District of North Vancouver.

    XXI Winter Olympics - Vancouver, B.C.
    February 12-28, 2010
    Winter Olympic Games will visit Western Canada for the first time ever at the host city of Vancouver. Many downhill ski events will be held nearby at Whistler-Blackcomb ski area.

    Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort
    The largest ski resort complex in North America. Winter and Summer activities available.

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    Vancouver Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina in British Columbia, Canada Vancouver Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina
    1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4 ;
    The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, offers guests the best of both worlds: the activities and cultural events of Vancouver, as well as a relaxing resort experience. Enjoy views of the coastline, distant mountains, and Stanley Park. Connected to the historic 1,000-acre Stanley Park via its picturesque seawall, you're just moments away from unspoiled nature.

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    Ramada Limited on Long Lake
    4700 North Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W6

    Holiday Inn Express Vancouver-Northshore BC
    1800 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver, BC, V7P 3B6

    Vancouver Lions Gate Travelodge
    2060 Marine Dr., North Vancouver, BC, V7P 1V7

    VIP Insurance from The Good Sam Club
    Vancouver Pacific Palisades in British Columbia, Canada
    Vancouver Pacific Palisades Hotel
    1277 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 1C4 ;
    Location: Off of Georgia St (Hwy-99) about six blocks east of Stanley Park

    The vibrantly fun & fabulous Pacific Palisades Hotel - a Kimpton property in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is a deluxe boutique high rise hotel at the center of it all. Located on fashionable Robson Street, this 232-room hotel boasts over 150 suites, all rooms feature a kitchenette, and all offer world-class views of either the city, skyline, mountains, or bay.

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    More Downtown Vancouver Hotels
    Sutter Place Hotel - Elegant downtown European residential-style hotel
    Westin Bayshore - Resort & Marina - Modern high-rise.
    Pacific Palisades - West End near Stanley Park
    Westin Grand Hotel - Downtown near Larwill Park
    Downtown Comfort Inn -
    Downtown Quality Inn -
    Downtown Best Western -
    Downtown Le Soliel - Downtown Luxury Boutique Hotel
    Carmana Plaza - City Center Vancouver Westin Grand Hotel in British Columbia, Canada
    Vancouver Westin Grand Hotel
    433 Robson Street,Vancouver, BC V6B 6L9 ;
    Downtown - adjacent to Larwill Park;

    Featuring a prime location at the crossroads of trendy Yaletown and Robson streets puts our guests close to the city's best dining, shopping, and entertainment. Rejuvenate at The Westin Grand, Vancouver, with a few laps in the outdoor heated lap pool or a workout in the Gym with dazzling city views.

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