Vancouver Food + Travel Guide
What to Eat in Vancouver
How to Burn It Off in Vancouver
BIKERent a bike from Spokes Bicycles (CAD$21.43/$28.57 for a half/full day), then pedal the the six-mile seawall around leafy Stanley Park (pictured above).You can ride all the way around False Creek to Granville Island and its yummy market and microbreweries—that’s right, we’re suggesting you reward your exercise with more food and beer! Take the Burrard Bridge to return to downtown.
Where to Stay in Vancouver
Among the most luxe addresses downtown is the relatively young Shangri-La (from CAD$325; 1128 West Georgia St., map), with high-tech amenities (TV-embedded bathroom mirrors, anyone?), a top-notch spa and fitness facility (including outdoor pool), and an in-house Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant, Market.
A good cheaper bet downtown is the 67-room budget-boutique Moda Hotel (from $105; 900 Seymour St., map), near the shops of Robson and clubs of Granville Street. Built in 1908, the restored hotel recently commissioned graffiti murals on its exterior walls. All rooms have undergone soundproofing, but those in the rear of the fourth floor are the quietest.Read More