Smell the Flowers at Park and Tilford Gardens

#NorthVan365 Day 17. This beautiful 3-acre botanical garden has been around since 1969 and is a favourite spot for many locals to sit and enjoy the beautiful flowers and peaceful surroundings. It is located in North Vancouver at Park and Tilford shopping centre and open daily from 9am until dusk. There are various displays in […]

Have Lunch in the Sunshine at the Lonsdale Quay

Lonsdale Quay

#NorthVan365 Day 16. The Lonsdale Quay market in North Vancouver is one of the best locations on the North Shore to find a huge variety of delicious foods! It also has one of the nicest outdoor patios too. So on the next sunny day or any day rather why not head over to The Quay […]

Enjoy the Afternoon Sunshine at Waterfront Park

Waterfront Park in North Vancouver

#NorthVan365 Day 15. Waterfront park is just a few minutes walk from the Lonsdale Quay and Seabus/Bus Terminal. Head to the west past Chesterfield Ave. through the brick road and you’ll be there before you know it. Waterfront Park has a beautiful but short walk along the waterfront and there is a pier with benches […]

Eat Your Way Through the Shipyards Market

Shipyards Market North Vancouver

#NorthVan365 Day 14. There’s so much to do and so much to see at the Shipyards Friday Night Market. Located at the foot of Lonsdale, the outdoor market provides fun and entertainment for everyone. Wander through the stalls to find artisan handicrafts like photos, paintings and jewelry. Grab a beer at the Beer and Wine […]

Watch the Sunset from the Lookout Tower at Lonsdale Quay

Lonsdale Quay Observation Tower

#NorthVan365 Day 13. A sunset in Vancouver should not be missed and if you’re looking for a great place to see it, give the lookout tower at Lonsdale Quay a try. Afraid of heights? This may not be perfect for everyone but there are a few different levels in which you can view it from […]

Eat Fish and Chips, Crab and More at the Crab Shop

The Crab Shop in North Vancouver

#NorthVan365 Day 12. The Crab Shop in North Vancouver serves what is quite possibly the best Fish and Chips in the city. Not only that but they offer the freshest crab and seafood too! If you haven’t been there already you should definitely make a trip out to this little gem just off of Dollarton […]

Take a Ride on the Seabus

North Vancouver Seabus

#NorthVan365 Day 11. Looking for a unique and spectacular view of the North Shore mountains? Why not see it from the middle of the Burrard Inlet on the Seabus! For just a few dollars you can take the Seabus across the Burrard Inlet from the Lonsdale Quay to Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver. There’s windows […]

Enjoy a Refreshment and a Snack at the Lynn Canyon Cafe

Lynn Canyon Cafe

#NorthVan365 Day 10. The Lynn Canyon Cafe is located at the entrance to Lynn Canyon Park. It’s a great place to stop for a refreshment and a snack before and after you start your day of hiking. It’s a west coast style cafe with beautiful dramatic wooden beams that decorate the interior and exterior of […]

Walk, Run or Bike the Demonstration Forest Road

Seymour Demonstration Forest

#NorthVan365 Day 8. If you’ve been searching for a long stretch of pavement with no cars to bother you, look no further. The Demonstration Forest Road in North Vancouver is 12km of car free heaven. Bring your bike or your best street runners and do some warm up stretches before you follow this windy road […]