Vancouver Tourist Traps

  • World's Narrowest Building
    World's Narrowest Building
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    Vagrants In Park
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  • Grouse Mountain's skyride
    Grouse Mountain's skyride
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Vancouver

  • Grouse Mountain, Vancouver

    1. Grouse Mountain

    I second other users opinion on this attraction. I had read the reviews here before and decided to give it a try nevertheless. It is nice and we had lot of fun but if you are budget conscious and have...

  • Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

    2. Capilano Suspension Bridge

    This is an update to a review I wrote earlier, as a few things have changed. I visited Capilano, twice, once in 2003, when there was just a bridge, and again in 2007, when they added the tree top...

  • Gastown & the Steam Clock, Vancouver

    3. Gastown & the Steam Clock

    I think that the Gastown area is nice, but definitely an extremely touristy area. I worked on cruise ships that went there, so it was a really easy walk from the ships in the short time I would have....

  • Stanley Park, Vancouver

    4. Stanley Park

    Stanley Park is one of the largest parks in Vancouver, if you travel across Burrard inlet to get to the north shore, you'll have to travel through this park. It has a long history & past tragic times,...

  • Whistler, Vancouver

    5. Whistler

    [Picture] This is a picture of 86 people waiting in line for hours on a stormy powder day for fresh tracks down spanky's ladder, blackcomb!!! Tourist Traps? I didn't find one place that I didn't...

  • Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver

    6. Vancouver Aquarium

    I don't know if this really is a tourist trap but I did feel really uncomfortable with seeing any sea creature being in such confined space. I don't think it is badly run but the is something so...

  • Storyeum, Vancouver

    7. Storyeum

    I wasn't sure where to put this so I've added it to both "must see activities" and to "tourist traps." So the aim I guess of Storyeum is to try and let visors understand a little bit about BC...

  • Granville Island, Vancouver
  • World's Narrowest Building, Vancouver

    9. World's Narrowest Building

    The Sam Knee Building, was built in 1913, by two architects. Although the second floor is 6 ft. wide, the bottom floor is just 4'11 wide, making the Sam Knee,...

  • Beware Vagrants & Mentally Disturbed, Vancouver

    10. Beware Vagrants & Mentally Disturbed

    Our arrival into Vancouver was on the Rocky Mountaineer Train and as we approached Vancouver the staff warned us to expect to see an unusual number of vagrant/...

  • Shopping on Robson Street, Vancouver

    11. Shopping on Robson Street

    Robson Street is often promoted as Vancouver's Rodeo Drive in tourism literature to make it sound more affluent and lavish than it really is. When it comes down...

  • homeless problem, Vancouver

    12. homeless problem

    hi'm very familiar with Vancouver..since i live and born here. homeless people will ask "spare change" avoid giving them money since there are resourses and...

  • Prospect Point's disappointing view., Vancouver

    13. Prospect Point's disappointing view.

    Prospect Point is at the northern point of Stanley Park. It doesn't cost anything to enter the area, apart from a bit of physical exercise if you walk here....

  • Native ("Indian") carved mementos, Vancouver

    14. Native ("Indian") carved mementos

    Gastown is the worst offender, but there are others loads of places that offer what may look, to the uneducated eye, like native carved artifacts. They may be...

  • vancouver tourism, Vancouver

    15. vancouver tourism

    This town has alot of great tourism and i encourage that you see most of them. They are a great experience and you will remember them for the rest of your life...

  • The Revolving Restaurant, Vancouver

    16. The Revolving Restaurant

    Vistas Revolving Restaurant.On the 20th floor of the Landmark Hotel, it's worth going to see how it revolves, if you've never been in a revolving room...

  • Cuban Cigars, Vancouver

    17. Cuban Cigars

    You'll find many stores in the Gastown area that claim to sell Cuban Cigars. I've been into a few, just to check it out, and I'm pretty sure most of these are...

  • Parking, Vancouver

    18. Parking

    Well, like most major cities, it is very expensive to park your car in downtown Vancouver. Most places will charge you up to $10 a day, and $6-$8 on the...

  • Not just tourists!, Vancouver

    19. Not just tourists!

    Kitsilano beach, isn't so much a tourist trap as a Locals trap! When the mercury rises, the shirts come off and Vancouvers young elite flood the beach with...

  • Candian Goose, Vancouver

    20. Candian Goose

    It is quite a numbers of Canadian geese around the parks because they are protected by-law. In summer, large herb of them left droppings on lawn and walkways....

  • Alberni St. - one block north..., Vancouver

    21. Alberni St. - one block north...

    Alberni St. - one block north of Robson St between Burrard and Bute streets. This seems to be a tourist trap aimed at (primarily) Japanese tourists disembarking...

  • Canada place - lolwe went..., Vancouver

    22. Canada place - lolwe went...

    Canada place - lolwe went there - looks liek a big mall build on the sea...looks a bit like a big shi p - but..inside...nothing but conference rooms, expensive...

  • Do your shopping away from..., Vancouver

    23. Do your shopping away from...

    Do your shopping away from downtown,It will cost you premium in downtown,otherwise it is a very safe city.The other thing i learn't when i had guests from...

  • Unless you have a burning..., Vancouver

    24. Unless you have a burning...

    Unless you have a burning desire to pay $13.95 ($7.95 for students) to walk across a bridge, give the Capilano Suspension Bridge a miss and go instead to Lynn...

  • I feel I should warn you, if..., Vancouver

    25. I feel I should warn you, if...

    I feel I should warn you, if you want to go shopping at all the best shops and go to the theater every night. THis island is not the place. There a very few...

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