West Vancouver is part of British Columbia province on the west coast of Canada, famous for a coastal city with beautiful views and interesting skiing location right on the Pacific coast.
West Vancouver is one of the places to live in Canada with its pristine natural beauty, harmonious city, located in a safe area with the lowest crime rate and highest average income.
From West Vancouver, it takes just a short train ride to downtown Vancouver – the largest dynamic capital city of the province of British Columbia with more than 2 million people and is the 3rd largest city of Canada where the Olympics took place.
The outdoor activities in West Vancouver are also very diverse. In the summer, you can climb, swim, sail and cycle in comfortable weather at about 25oC. In winter, normal temperatures rarely go below 0oC. In particular, in Cypress Mountain, just 20 minutes from the center of West Vancouver, is where you can see the whole city of West Vancouver and you also participate in ski sports.
In addition, there are many interesting activities for students who like to explore:
Entertainment in West Vancouver:
– Places to go: Ambleside Park (more than 24 hectares of green trees, wide sandy beaches, 1.2 km walk along the Pacific Ocean), Lighthouse Park (beautiful waterfront park with cedar and pine forest).
– Shopping: In Park Royal Village and retail center there are 280 featured shops, restaurants and services across an area of over 1.2 million feet. In addition, students can shop or see the designs at selected stores on Marine Drive.
– Cultural activities in West Vancouver (located in Ambleside area): Silk Purse Arts Center (focusing on creation for local theater about music, art gallery and seminar display), West Vancouver Museum , West Vancouver Memorial Library.
Outdoor recreation in the Vancouver area:
– Places to go: Stanley Park (downtown park, forest, riverside trail, aquarium, top restaurant, …), Mount Cypress (top skiing place is appreciated by Olympic site ), Mount Grouse (enjoy spectacular bottom boat races, night skiing or mountaineering on the most famous and adventurous path of North Vancouver-Grouse Grind), Lynn Canyon (tropical temperate forest), Whistler Village and Mount Whistler (co-host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games) and Mount Blackcomb.
– Shopping: Robson Street with leading fashion stores, Gastown Shopping Mall in the old town of Vancouver is an attraction of travelers, Granville Island with restaurants, handmade souvenir counters, art galleries.
– Cultural activities in Vancouver: Chinatown (2nd in North America after San Francisco), Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver East Cultural Aarts Center, Museum of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver International Film Festival , Vancouver International Fringe Festival, Vancouver Museum.