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Vancouver — If you’re looking for a city with spectacular natural surroundings, look no further than Vancouver, British Columbia. Surrounded by water on three sides and boasting more than 190 parks, the city is, besides being ideally suited for lovers of the great outdoors, filled with the cultural opportunities one would expect of a city of this caliber. Nestled beneath the dramatic, jagged Coast Mountains, it’s no surprise that it was chosen to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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For a laidback city that looks good from every angle, whether you’re a nature lover or a culture vulture.

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Get Moving! 5 Great Bike Rides in Vancouver

July 27, 2015 by Jenny Peters

Vancouver is a wonderful place for a bike ride, especially after the gloriously green metropolis has made a concerted effort to become a cycling city. The ... Read More »

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The 5 Things You Need to Know About Cruising Alaska

February 26, 2015 by Donna Tunney

An Alaska cruise is a bucket-list trip for travelers who love the great outdoors. Cruise ships typically sail weeklong northbound and southbound trips, often ... Read More »

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Savvy Souvenirs: 7 Great Museum Gift Shops

January 07, 2015 by Heather Larson

Most vacations aren’t complete without a little shopping, whether for yourself or for friends and family back home, right? A survey conducted by the U.S. Travel ... Read More »

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6 Prime Whale Watching Destinations in North America

September 26, 2014 by Christine Dayao

When you think of whale watching, you might imagine sitting on a boat with a pair of binoculars, waiting for the world's biggest creatures to appear before your ... Read More »

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8 Daredevil Bridges with Amazing Views

September 25, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Some of the world’s best views come from the middle of the world’s scariest bridges. That’s not to mention the adventure you’ll get from crossing these ... Read More »

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