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Things To Do At Stanley Park This Summer

All around Stanley Park in Vancouver you can find a wide range of activities, fun things to see and do. The park itself is one of the most beautiful spaces to explore if you are looking to go for a hike or be by the beach. When you want to find a beautiful space in B.C. to explore and spend time at during the summer then Stanley Park is surely one of the best spaces to visit.

Rent A Bike

There are multiple options for bike rentals that are close to Stanley Park. In the Downtown Vancouver region you can find bike rentals that make it easy to rent one for a few hours and bike your way through Stanley Park with your friends or family. When you want to have fun and get out for some exercise to see the beautiful B.C. sights then consider renting a bike in Vancouver to go through Stanley Park.

Have Lunch Nearby

Around Stanley Park you can find a wide range of great restaurant options. Coal Harbour is one of the most beautiful areas to explore that has great cafes, seafood restaurants, and much more.

On the other side of Stanley Park are even more options for food and shopping. If you want to have lunch or dinner before or after your visit to Stanley Park then consider looking at restaurants around Coal Harbour because they are close to the park. It would be easy to grab lunch or dinner in Coal Harbour and then go off to rent a bike or go for a hike through Stanley Park in Vancouver.

Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour Bus

There are bus tours that can take you around the Vancouver region to see many of the sights in the city. If you are interested in taking a tour bus that gives you the freedom to hop on and off then that is one alternative for your Vancouver exploration.

On those bus tours around the Vancouver area you can explore Canada Place, Robson Street, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Library Square, Chinatown, Gastown, and more.

Spend Time At The Beach

Stanley Park has plenty of beach space and if you are looking to have a beach picnic or spend some time by the water then it’s easy to walk around the park and find a space to sit for the day. In the summer it can get busy and so it is best to get there early if you are looking for a good area to spend hours for the day with friends or family.

Stanley Park is only about a 40 minute drive to the airport and there are many great hotel options nearby. Downtown Vancouver you can find quality hotels like the Pinnacle and Fairmont Pacific Rim, making it easy to get to Stanley Park during your stay. You can also find a variety of public transportation options in Downtown Vancouver too and that makes it affordable and easy to get around the city.

Go For A Swim

Find the Second Beach Swimming Pool located in Stanley Park and spend the day there with friends or family. When it gets hot out and you want to have the perfect pool day for summer this is a great place to do it. Right now a number of pools are open in Vancouver and around B.C. for summer, though there might still be a variety of pandemic-related restrictions as far as changing rooms being open or how many guests are allowed in the pool at one time etc.

If you would like to go for a swim this summer and have a pool day then Second Beach Swimming Pool can be found in Stanley Park and will be open this summer season.

Around Stanley Park you can find fantastic areas to explore like English Bay, Coal Harbour, and others. Take Stanley Park Drive all along the park to explore its beauty. There are many parking spaces to find in the park but they are pay parking spaces and in peak summer season you might find it difficult to locate an empty space.

All around Stanley Park you will see people biking, hiking, jogging, rollerblading, skateboarding, and having fun at all areas of the park when the weather is nice out. Families gather for picnics, you can sometimes see various productions being filmed in the park, and it is a hot spot for tourists in Vancouver.

Stanley Park is bigger than New York’s Central Park and is one of the most beautiful and well-known parks in the world.

If you want to explore one of the most beautiful B.C. areas then Stanley Park is it. Get to explore a park that is surrounded by the Burrard Inlet and English Bay, with many great restaurants, cafes, shops, to visit, or hotels to stay at.

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