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Walking Vancouver: 36 Walking Tours Exploring Spectacular Waterfront, Dynamic Neighborhoods, Hip Hangouts, and Tasty Diversions

ISBN13: 9780899974903
ISBN: 0899974902
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $18.95
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Published Date:
Pages: 232
Average Goodreads rating: 3.67/5 (5 ratings)

With Walking Vancouver you'll explore neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Kitsilano, and the West End, accompanied by the amusing and savvy descriptions from the author, a Vancouver insider. The 36 anecdote-packed, easy-to-follow ambles include Stanley Park's hidden sites; University of British Columbia's unexpected attractions; Granville Island's artisan pit stops; and the historic mansions of old-school Shaughnessy Heights. There's a perfect pub crawl in Gastown; lively farther afield strolls in Steveston, New Westminster and the North Shore; and and even an eye-opening tour around the Downtown Eastside. You'll uncover the colorful stories behind street names, character buildings, and eye-catching public art. This highly portable guide features detailed maps for each trip, original photos, and parking/transit information for every trip. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a "Points of Interest" section summarizes each walk's highlights.