Stanley Park's always alive with people who want to relax in the heart of the city. But, even if Vancity's largest park is fantastic, you might be tired of going there on repeat. Thankfully, there are plenty of unique things to do in Vancouver.MoreLess
Why You Need To Go: This suspension bridge is less touristy compared to Capilano and much better too. It stretches 50 metres above waterfalls and provides a breathtaking lookout.
Why You Need To Go: This forest gives you all the ease of Stanley Park. You can go cycling or hiking on the paved trail through the forest on well-paved pathways.
Why You Need To Go: This hidden-gem park right on the Arbutus Greenway is a great spot to go with your friends to enjoy the skate park or to play frisbee. With plenty of grassy fields, huge poplars and, of course, mountain views, it's the perfect place to spend an afternoon.
Why You Need To Go: Crab Park is perfect for dog owners and it's completely hidden from the tourists. There are off-leash dog areas, and you and your pup can go for a relaxing stroll next to the water.
Why You Need To Go: Just like Stanley Park, you can see all sorts of cute animals. At Maplewood Farm, there are over 200 adorable animals including rabbits, cows, goats and horses.
Why You Need To Go: This hidden coffee shop overlooks a gorgeous park and has a killer view of the city. It's the perfect spot to sip a latte on a lazy day.
Why You Need To Go: This easy hiking trail is worth the climb as you'll get to enjoy a panoramic view of the water. It's a popular hike so it'll give you the fun buzzy feel of Stanley Park but with a fresh feel.
Why You Need To Go: You need to check out their waterfront trails and see their stunning views. In the summer, it is also an excellent spot to go kayaking.
Why You Need To Go: With 55.5 kilometres worth of trails, there is plenty of green space to discover. The park is also surrounded by beaches so you can hike your way through the forest to the ocean.
Why You Need To Go: Jericho Beach doesn't get nearly as crowded as the ones at Stanley Park. Plus, you almost always see cute bunnies hopping around.
Why You Need To Go: You can hike to the stunning Norvan Falls and it's better than anything you find in Stanley Park. With over 40 kilometres of trails, there's something for every skill level.