Granville Island, Vancouver

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Discover Vancouver's artsy side at Granville Island, once a grungy industrial area shunned by most locals. One of the city's main entertainment and tourism hubs, this pedestrian-friendly "island" is actually a peninsula with numerous walkways lined by artist studios, theaters, bars, shops, and fine art galleries. Get a feel for Vancouver's street life at the public market, where dozens of permanent retailers and day vendors offer everything from locally sourced fresh vegetables to handmade crafts. Check the website for a printable visitor's guide and a full listing of upcoming special events and performances. With our international travel planner, Vancouver attractions like Granville Island can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Have you ever been in the lane that crosses Cambie Bridge, and it's too late to turn off? Well, we accidentally got into the wrong lane and across we went. Wow! What a great treat! We went through won...  more »
  • This was our base for a two day visit. We greatly enjoyed brousing and eating our way through the market and then hopping on a little ferry/water taxi to go into the city center.  more »
  • Granville Island has something for everyone. Grab a coffee and watch kayakers, sail boats and water taxis navigating the ocean; shop til you drop in the unique stores (MAKE is my fave for interesting ...  more »
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