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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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January 14, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

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October 25, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

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A Weekend (Almost) North of the Border: Point Roberts, WA

September 11, 2013 by Darren Murph

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Canada by Train: 3 Great Rail Trips

August 27, 2013 by Teresa Bitler

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