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Expert Review of Stanley Park

Romance Review of Stanley Park

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Anniversary,Honeymoon,Weekend Getaway
RomanceExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Stop at Denman Street's veritable United Nations of ethnic take-out restaurants or pizzerias for a picnic to go. Then walk along the seawall to secluded Third Beach in the park, lay down a blanket, and watch the sunset together.
  • There's no better or more romantic way to experience this serene park than via a bicycle built for two. Rent a tandem from Spokes Bicycle Rentals at the entrance to the park—or mountain bikes if fitness is your shared pleasure—and pedal the pathways together.
  • Whether by foot or bike, allow time to meander along the 6.2 miles of path and seawall encircling the park.
It is one of the great urban parks, 1,000 acres of forest with 150-year-old trees, gardens, beaches, and pathways. Sculptures and monuments recall Vancouver and Canadian history, while Native artwork stands as testament to the importance of First

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Address:
Stanley Park
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
Parking: Park does not close
Price: Free admission; charge for individual attractions. Parking: entire day C$5 (US$4.25/£2.25) summer, C$3 (US$2.50/£1.35) winter


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 604/257-8400
Transportation: Bus: 23, 35, or 135; free "Around the Park" shuttle bus circles the park at 15-min. intervals June 13-Sept 23 (visitors can get off and on at 14 points of interest)
Price Information: Free admission; charge for individual attractions. Parking: entire day C$5 (US$4.25/£2.25) summer, C$3 (US$2.50/£1.35) winter
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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