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- Vancouver Maritime Museum
- Vancouver Art Gallery
- Celebration of Light
- Port region
- Gay and lesbian scene
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Vancouver is both by the sea and in the mountains, so in addition to its many cultural attractions, this city also offers a wide range of excursions. If, for example, you choose an apartment in Vancouver not far from the harbour, you can enjoy the maritime flair in the early morning hours and reach the Harbour Center in just a few minutes on foot.Using pretty townhouses as an oasis for relaxation
There are centrally located holiday apartments from which you can quickly reach the city's art galleries and museums. In addition, the Canadian metropolis offers some pretty townhouses in idyllic locations from which you can enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. A vacation rental in Vancouver is usually comfortably furnished with king size beds and an American kitchen.
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Location and orientation
The city of Vancouver is located in the southwest of British Columbia, between the Coast Mountains and the Strait of Georgia. The border to the USA is about 45 kilometers from the city center. The urban area, which is located on the Burrard peninsula, is interrupted by several estuaries such as English Bay and False Creek.
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Compared to the average climate in Canada, temperatures in Vancouver are particularly mild due to its proximity to the sea. Often it does not get colder than three degrees Celsius in winter. In summer there are average daily highs of around 22 to 26 degrees.Interesting facts about the gay and lesbian movement
In British Columbia, same-sex marriage has been constitutionally recognised since 2003, which is why a large homosexual scene has developed here. This is concentrated mainly around Davie Street in the centre of Vancouver. In addition, one of Canada's largest gay pride parades takes place here every year.
In Gastown you will find the unique Steam Clock, a public clock powered by steam that makes a distinctive whistle sound every 15 minutes.
Top travel tips
The metropolis on the west coast of Canada has a number of buildings worth seeing that you can easily reach from a centrally located vacation rental in Vancouver. Vancouver's landmark is the Marine Building, built in the Art Deco style around 1930. Visually, this building is reminiscent of the Empire State Building in New York. Inspired by the architecture of a coliseum, the Vancouver Public Library is one of the city's most interesting sights.2. Admire unique masterpieces in the galleries
There are galleries and museums in Vancouver, of which the Vancouver Art Gallery, with more than eight thousand works of art, is one of the largest art museums. The museum also presents numerous works by Marc Chagall and Emily Carr on the premises of the former courthouse. The Vancouver Maritime Museum presents the schooner St. Roch. Also worth seeing are the Museum of Anthropology and the Museum of Vancouver.3. Visit pompous celebrations in summer
Every year towards the end of July and beginning of August, the Celebration of Light takes place on the beaches of English Bay. This event is a fireworks competition, accompanied by musical performances. The annual parade of the Chinese New Year festival in June is also rich in experiences. On the occasion of the festivities, you can witness a unique dragon boat race on False Creek.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Vancouver
What was the average price for a vacation rental in Vancouver last year?
Vancouver is one of the most expensive cities in Canada. The price for a vacation rental is about $255 per night.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Vancouver?
]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Vancouver are April ($184 the average per night for accommodation), May ($225), and March ($244).
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Vancouver?
Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Vancouver was July, with an average price of $298 per night. This was followed by November, with an average of $280, and then August, with $275.
Is Vancouver a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to put Vancouver on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your vacation well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 85% of rentals booked the previous year.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
The months when it's the easiest to find available accommodation in Vancouver are January (the average amount of properties that are free reached 19% of the total last year), May (18%), and October (18%).
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Vancouver?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 8% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by July (11%), and then June (13%). During this period, the availability is only 11%. It is therefore recommended to reserve early.
Are there many vacation rentals in Vancouver?
In Vancouver we have a comprehensive catalog of around 990 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 4 local and international providers.