Vancouver Leisure Guide

Walk to the Beach, Stanley Park, Shops and Restaurants

Discover an endless array of Vancouver BC things to do while staying in our Downtown West End neighborhood. From Sunset Beach to Stanley Park, Granville Island, Robson Street and other great attractions, you will never run out of things to do on your Vancouver vacation.

Our great location places you steps away from outstanding sights and attractions. We've compiled a list of our favourite activities for visitors (and residents!). Many of these are a five-minute walk or less from Sunset Inn & Suites. We are always happy to offer suggestions for places to visit or dine: just ask!

Exciting Things to Do in Vancouver near Sunset Inn & Suites:

  • Stroll (or jog) along the seawall and enjoy the vibrant waterfront
  • Rent a tandem bicycle or rollerblades, or play pitch & putt golf in Stanley Park
  • Enjoy ethnic, international and local cuisine on Davie Street
  • Discover the beach scene and cafes on Denman Street
  • Experience the ocean and soft sand on Sunset Beach
  • Rent a kayak on Granville Island
  • Dine with an ocean view on Beach Avenue
  • Explore trendy boutiques on Robson Street
  • Swim or lift weights at the nearby Aquatic Centre
  • Take a fishing charter from Granville Island
  • Go shopping at Pacific Centre Mall
  • Dine at the latest restaurants opening in Yaletown
  • Visit the Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Experience enchanting sights at the Vancouver Aquarium
  • Take the False Creek Ferry to see Bard on the Beach at Vanier Park
  • Take a dinner cruise and see Vancouver from the water
  • Visit craft studios and listen to live outdoor music on Granville Island