Vancouver in 2 Days for Nature Lovers
Vancouver in 2 days is too short to get even a quick glimpse of some of its splendid attractions. But it should provide enough time visit a few of the city’s unmissable sights. Here are some of the best places in Vancouver for nature lovers.
1. Stanley Park
Vancouver’s famous urban park provides a scenic and quick nature getaway for locals and tourists. The natural setting offers a soothing backdrop for a leisurely stroll and a wide array of activities. Explore the park’s many attractions like the totem poles and gateways at Brockton Point, Vancouver Aquarium, the scenic view from the seawall the rings the perimeter of the park, Shakespeare Garden, the miniature train, and more.
2. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Located in in Chinatown, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a beautiful classical Chinese garden. It offers a tranquil space in the heart of the city and boasts of stunning architecture and traditional Chinese garden elements.
3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver’s famous 450-foot suspension bridge stretches across the 70-meter deep Capilano River canyon. A walk across the bridge offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding nature scenery that includes paths and trails in the verdant forest below.
4. Queen Elizabeth Park
Queen Elizabeth Park sits a little over 150 meters above sea level offering a great view of the city and the surrounding scenery. Some of the park’s must-see sights include the Bloedel Floral Conservatory, the dancing fountain, the Quarry Gardens, and the Queen Elizabeth Park Arboretum among others.