With the rainy weather settling back in, outdoor adventures might be on hiatus for the next little bit. But just because it’s wet outside doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun! Here are our suggestions for some of the best rainy-day activities in Vancouver.
What’s better than a little bit of R&R on a rainy day? A short walk from LEVEL, Float Yaletown is the ultimate destination if you need a relaxing space for meditation or stress-release. Unwind, unplug and feel the world melt away as you soak in their float pods.
Where: 1059 Cambie Street
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Turtles, penguins and fish- oh my! Not only is the Vancouver Aquarium one of the top-ranked aquariums in the world, but it’s also a well-respected centre for marine conservation and research. With a wide array of sea creatures on display, they also offer shows, 4D videos and rotating exhibitions, making it a fun and educational adventure that’s perfect for the whole family.
Where: 845 Avison Way
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One of the most unique activities in Vancouver, this virtual flight ride is one of the best ways to escape the soggy weather. A breathtaking flight across Canada’s most spectacular sights, this makes for one unforgettable respite from the rain. Book your tickets and get more information here.
Where: 201-999 Canada Place
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The largest public art museum in Western Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery is a must-see for locals and visitors alike. Spend an afternoon exploring photographs by masters such as Ansel Adams and important works by Emily Carr. Find out more about upcoming exhibitions here.
Where: 750 Hornby Street
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If you need some retail therapy to shake off the rainy day blues, look no further. Featuring retailers such as Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, Harry Rosen, Apple, H&M, Kate Spade and more, you’re sure to find whatever it is you’re looking for…and maybe one or two things you weren’t.
Where: 701 West Georgia Street
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