Top 10 Things to Do
Looking for things to do when you visit Vancouver’s North Shore? Of course we are known for our abundance of outdoor activities, but North Vancouver is also home to top attractions, great shopping and lots of great places to eat.
We have created a top 10 list to help you decide what to do when visiting North Vancouver and West Vancouver. These are our recommendations for must-see and must do.
Top 10 Things to Do in September & October
Vancouver’s North Shore is a shopper’s paradise offering experiences ranging from indie boutiques in our neighbourhoods to one of British Columbia’s premier shopping centres at Park Royal. Here you can pick up souvenirs, fashion and accessories, arts and crafts, and make a start on holiday gifts!
There is still time this fall to experience to heart-pounding, thigh-burning experience of hiking the Grouse Grind. This hike is not for the faint of heart! The Grouse Grind is a near vertical 2.9km hike up the mountain, offering an intense workout with 2,830 stairs and an elevation gain of 2,800 feet.
Takaya Tours “Spawning Salmon Tour” only takes place from August to November when the salmon have returned to spawn during the North Shore’s salmon season. The Takaya Tours guides will walk with you through the ancestral trails along the Indian Arm River banks where the fish pools are while keeping an eye out for other wildlife such as deer, seals, otters, and birds.
Try mountain biking on one of the North Shore’s renowned free riding trails. You can hit the trails on your own, take a guided tour or get a lesson. The Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve offers a good variety of mountain biking trails, as well as the paved Seymour Valley Trailway.
Wondering what to do when you visit Vancouver’s North Shore during Holiday Season?