Ten Unofficial Reasons to Visit Vancouver

  1. Loosen your belt and hit as many street food carts as you can
  2. Enjoy a sunset from Third Beach in Stanley Park
  3. Take a ride on the old wooden rollercoaster at Playland (www.pne.ca/playland)…then do it again
  4. Sip an espresso, people watch and learn to speak Italian on The Drive
  5. Take the Aquabus (www.theaquabus.com) across False Creek to Granville Island (www.granvilleisland.com) or the SeaBus across Burrard Inlet to Lonsdale Quay
  6. Go skinny-dipping at Wreck Beach
  7. Sample the widest array of great sushi restaurants outside Japan
  8. Try some of British Columbia’s lip-smacking craft beer…without leaving the city
  9. Take in a Jazz Vespers service at St. Andrews Wesley United Church (www.standrewswesleychurch.bc.ca)
  10. Taste the region – from apples to blueberries – at one of several popu-lar farmers’ markets (www.eatlocal.org)