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What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

Can anyone provide a guide of what we could do and see for first timers to Vancouver?

SE Ontario
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1. Re: What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

This short trip report, just below yours can give you some ideas:


Otherwise, take a look at the Top Questions on the right hand side of the forum for some inspiration.

Penticton, Canada
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2. Re: What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

Knowing nothing about what you might like - let me get the crystal ball out.

Gibsons, Canada
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3. Re: What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

You can do anything you want in April that you can do any time of the year, except for alpine hiking (the trails at the very tops of the mountains are still covered in snow in April), and it'll probably not be warm enough to be hanging out in the beach in your swimsuit (although there have been some days in April where it's indeed hot enough for that - but it's not guaranteed).. Other than that, everything's open, everything's available, you can do anything. You can see whatever you want to see. Nothing's limiting you other than your time and money.

What are you interested in? Why did you pick Vancouver? Surely something's drawing you there.

For a first time visitor, spending a good chunk of one day in Stanley Park and along the seawall should be a priority, rain or shine.

Granvlile Island is worth a few hours.

Grab a sushi lunch.

Go to East Van to some of the craft breweries, if you're into that kind of thing.

Visit the Museum of Anthropology.

See spring flowers at Queen Elizabeth Park or VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Walk across the suspension bridge at Lynn Canyon or Capilano Suspension Bridge.

These are some of the things I'd consider doing. With only two days, you're really going to have to prioritize what you want to see and do.

If you do a Google search for 48 hours in Vancouver, you'll find all sorts of itineraries:




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4. Re: What can I see in Vancouver in 2 days in April

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