If you find yourself in Vancouver, British Columbia…
You should check out some of the local shopping experiences. This unique city has a lot to offer in terms of quirky shops and cultural experiences. While exploring the city, be sure to check out these locations.
Walk through this area and it is easy to see why it is often referred to by the locals as the “Town Square.” The area is filled with unique waterfront restaurants, art galleries, cafes, theaters and is a shopper’s paradise. You can find anything you want here, from a fresh bouquet of flowers to the local fisherman’s fresh catch of the day. It is an ideal place to visit whether you are looking for adventure or just seeking a quiet respite by the waterfront.
Known as a popular dining and shopping spot, Robson Street is right in the center of the fashion district in downtown Vancouver. Named after John Robson, a former Premier of British Columbia, the street was one of the first in the city. There are over 150 shops that line that three blocks of the shopping district. Here you can find anything that you are looking for while visiting the city. There are small boutiques, as well as big named stores. You can find any sort of restaurant you might desire and there are several coffee shops, in case you need a quick pick me up during a long day of shopping.
Not far from Robson Street is a quaint neighborhood called Yaletown. Once an industrial area full of rail yards and warehouses, this area has been transformed into a hip and vibrant neighborhood. Loft-style apartments now inhabit renovated historic buildings and there are several parks and marinas nearby as well. With the rebirth of the area also came a number of bars, superb boutiques, museums, farmers markets and art exhibitions. It is a bustling area full of energy and creativity and a must see while visiting the city.
Whether seeking a quite rest on the waterfront, a cup of coffee, or a cultural experience, you are sure to find the perfect spot in Vancouver.