Vancouver homes, British Columbia, is recognized for numerous things but below are the top six things it is most famous for.
1 Its BeautyOne of the best well-known things about Vancouver is its physical beauty. Surrounded by snowy mountains and deep blue sea, Vancouver is stunning; when the sun is shining, it is truly a sight to behold. If you are visiting Vancouver, you can appreciate the scenery on a
boat ride or admire the view when on a sightseeing cruise, or while you dine at one of Vancouver's finest restaurants.
2 Its Livability
Vancouver houses are so famous for being one of the world's most livable cities that it is often mentioned as one of the best examples whenever livable cities are discussed. Vancouver came in at number 5 on Mercer's Top 10 Cities list in 2016 and number 3 on the Economist's Global Liveability Ranking in 2015. Still, Vancouver has been on everyone's top ten lists for over an era.
3 Landmark: Stanley Park
The famous landmark in Vancouver is Stanley Park. Situated on the Downtown Vancouver peninsula and covering over 400 hectares, Stanley Park entices both tourists and locals with its various attractions, including the famous Seawall, a cemented pathway for biking, running or walking that runs around the park's rocky coastline and the Stanley Park Totem Poles, one of the most-visited attraction in Vancouver, British Columbia. Moreover, the park is also home to hiking trails, beaches, and the Vancouver Aquarium.
4 Local Seafood and Salmon
Vancouver is well-known for its fresh, local seafood, mainly, it is salmon. Pacific Northwest salmon and BC salmon is exported to every part of the world. Still, it is best when you get to enjoy the salmon here in Vancouver, fresh from the boat. Canadian sablefish, Local halibut, and BC Spot Prawns are also incredibly delicious and popular in Vancouver. You can taste the finest local seafood and salmon at Vancouver's top seafood restaurants and sushi restaurants.
If you genuinely love salmon, plan a trip to Steveston Village in Richmond, the city just south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Steveston was once the salmon capital of the world and till date offers tours of its historic cannery and heritage boats. On July 1, Canada Day, Steveston Village celebrates its legendary Salmon Festival, where over 1200 pounds of wild salmon filets are grilled over an open fire.
5 Outdoor Recreation
If you love outdoor refreshment and adventures, then Vancouver should certainly be on your must-visit list. Since Vancouver is close to both mountains and ocean, it is known for offering every type of adventure, varying from snow sports and skiing in the winter to water sports and kayaking in the summer, and camping, hiking, and biking throughout the year. You can also enjoy fishing, golf courses, and mountain zip lining.
6 Professional Sports and Canucks
If you follow hockey, then you have heard of the well-known and famous Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks have been in the Stanley Cup Finals three times. They are extremely popular in both Vancouver and all through Canada. If you are traveling to Vancouver and wish for an authentic local experience, you cannot get much more authentic and realistic experience than watching the Canucks play at Rogers Arena in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.
Though Canucks are not world famous yet, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC are one of Canada's finest Major League Soccer teams. Vancouver is also famous for holding the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Canadian Open golf competition, and the 2014 Women's World Cup.