Vancouver is a great tourist destination with wide range of great things to see and do. From natural beauties to city explorations, you can do many activities that’ll cost you less than $50.
Here I have rounded up top 5 things you should not miss out doing just less than %50 in you happen to visit Vancouver.
1. False Creek Ferries
You can visit Aquabus that offers beautiful, covered, small ferry boats that move around False Creek and drop people off at their desired points in the region. The most popular stops include places like Granville Island, Science World, and Yaletown. It’s a great way to see the city. These are a fun way to see the city. Short routes will cost a few dollars and a full-day pass, valid on all their routes, will cost $16 for adults. With ferry of 13 boats you don’t have to wait more than a few minutes to enjoy the ride.
2. Steveston Village
Steveston Village is an old fishing village in Richmond, located just a few minutes from Vancouver International Airport.
It has historic, old buildings and fish canneries, as well as amazing water views, shops and cafes. You can find ducks, geese and farmer’s fields all around you. In this place the Brittania Shipyards is an eight-acre, national historic place with some of the oldest heritage buildings you can still find along the mighty Fraser River. You’ll also find folks in heritage costumes. Here the admission is free. But to visit the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, which is known for its history as a place for canning of salmon, you will have to pay fees of $11.70 for adults, $10.05 for seniors 65 and over and free for kids 17 and under.
3. Lynn Canyon Park
Lynn Canyon Park is located a few miles from the Capilano Suspension Bridge, spread across 617-acre area with no admission fees. You’ll also find a lovely suspension bridge stretching over a small waterfall. It’s 50 meters above the ground and also a pretty pool you can swim in when the weather’s suitable and a series of lovely hiking trails that wind through towering trees. Here some of the trees are 100 years old.
4. See Vancouver by bike
Vancouver weather is quite good most of the year, and it’s relatively flat in the areas most visitors tend to go. You can find plenty of bike rental shops on Denman Street near West Georgia Avenue. You can rent bike for $10 an hour. Some shops also offer electric bikes. Stanley Park is yet another massive park northwest of downtown Vancouver. It’s the best park on the planet, with lonely, old forests, gorgeous gardens with flowering rhododendrons in spring.
You can walk or cycle through the trail around the park is nine km. After park you can head down to the beach at English Bay, where you can have a coffee or continue on with a ride along False Creek and on to Granville Island.
5. Lonsdale Quay and North Vancouver
Spend a few bucks to take the ferry from Vancouver proper to visit Lonsdale Quay in North Van, which is less than 20 minutes. Lonsdale Quay is known for a wonderful market where you can find everything from fine Belgian chocolates and jewelry to fresh flowers and fresh British Columbia produce.
The nearby area around the Quay is home to several cool shops and a ton of restaurants, many with sidewalk spaces for warm weather. Do not miss out taking a walk about the pretty waterfront trail and watch the homes on a quiet bay.