My Vancouver Bucket List | Activities, Restaurants, Weekend Trips

March 1, 2017

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Now that I am a bit more settled here, I wanted to challenge myself and create a Vancouver Bucket List. There are so many activities/restaurants/places I want to try. I’ve categorized them into: Activities, Food/Drink, and Day/Weekend Trips. I present my Vancouver Bucket List to you!

Activities on my vancouver bucket list

  1. Ski in Whistler  *Read my guide here.
  2. Hike the Grouse Grind
  3. Hike Mount Garibaldi
  4. Venture through Lynn Canyon
  5. Take free salsa dancing lessons in Robson Square
  6. Take the aquabus
  7. See a show at Theater Under the Stars at Stanley Park
  8. Bike the Seawall at Stanley Park
  9. Ice skate in Robson Square
  10. Go snowshoeing
  11. Night ski on Grouse Mountain *Read about my adventure here.
  12. Relish in the views of Peak2Peak Gondola Whistler Blackcomb
  13. Tube a BC river
  14. Brave the Capilano Suspension Bridge
  15. Walk through VanDusen Botanical Garden
  16. Place a bet at Hastings Racetrack
  17. Watch a movie at Twilight Drive-in Theatre
  18. See Brandywine Falls
  19. Hit up some fun at the PNE
  20. Attempt salmon fishing
  21. Ride in a seaplane
  22. Spend a day getting pampered at Whistler’s Scandinave Spa
  23. Attend a Canucks game
  24. Attend a BC Lions game
  25. Check out stars at the GMS Observatory
  26. Marvel at the view at The Lookout
  27. Check out the Vancouver Aquarium
  28. Experience Fly Over Canada
  29. Do yoga outside
  30. Go to the Richmond Night Market
  31. Get tickets for a comedy show on Granville Island
  32. Paddleboard in English Bay
  33. Watch fireworks at the Celebration of Lights
  34. Walk through Queen Elizabeth Park
  35. Take a trip on Sea Vancouver
  36. Wander through Dr Sun Yet-Sen Chinese Garden
  37. Enjoy Science World
  38. Hike the Stawamus Chief

Food/Drinks on my vancouver bucket list

  1. Eat at Grouse Mountain’s The Observatory 
  2. Go wine tasting in Okanagan Valley
  3. Eat a honey doughnut in Deep Cove
  4. Brunch at Cafe Medina
  5. Indulge on Purdy’s Chocolates 
  6. Stuff myself with food at The Flying Pig
  7. Get a fruity drink at The Shameful Tiki Room
  8. Taco from Tacofino
  9. Taste a Japadog
  10. Catch a meal at Edible Canada
  11. Try a Beavertail
  12. Chow down on a pie from The Pie Shoppe
  13. Munch on a churro ice cream sandwich from Hugo’s Churros
  14. Drink a Caesar at The Score on Davie
  15. Eat at Bao Down
  16. Dinner at Vij’s
  17. Try a cream puff from Beard Papa’s

Day/Weekend Trips on my vancouver bucket list

  1. Take a BC Ferry to Vancouver Island
  2. Surf trip to Tofino
  3. Head to Bowen Island
  4.  Visit Fraser Canyon
  5. Visit Kelowna (kangaroo farm!)
  6. Relax at Harrison Hot Springs
  7. Walk along the Sunshine Coast
  8. Joffre Lakes

Well…this will surely take some time to complete! Do any of you have more suggestions for my Vancouver bucket list? Have you done any of the items on this list?

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