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Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Boca Raton
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Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

We are traveling with two boys 6 and 8, and it is forecasted to rain. We have visited plenty of Aquariums and Science centers in the past. Other suggestions I received were Maritime Museum, Public Market and Bloedel Conservatory. I was also considering Aquabus cruise. Does anyone have anymore ideas? TIA

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Vancouver-by-the-Sea
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1. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Avast Ye!

http://www.pirateadventures.ca/

Vancouver, Canada
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2. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Aguabus is hardly a cruise, the small boats just connect a few points in the False Creek area. You might also consider going to Waterfront Station and taking one of our Seabuses across the harbour to Lonsdale Quay. Great views of the Vancouver, North Vancouver, Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park. There is a large market with restaurants, fruit and vegetable market, and shops.

Also for an indoor activity is Metrotown Mall, the largest mall in BC with over 400 stores and restaurants. You can take the Skytrain at any one of the downtown locations. Waterfront Station, Burrard Station, Granville Station or Stadium/Chinatown Station.

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3. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Kids? vancouverpolicemuseum.ca

Edited: 08 June 2018, 09:54
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4. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

The police museum is a great idea...we took our great nephews there last summer and it was pronounced to be "epic" which I assume is good :)

Moose Jaw, Canada
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5. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

The planetarium.

Vancouver Island...
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6. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

You didn't say when you are coming so...

http://www.kidsvancouver.com/events/all

Edited: 09 June 2018, 08:54
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7. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Rainy days don’t mean you have to stay inside, especially where in Vancouver, if you did that, you may never get outside!

Even in the rain, Stanley Park is magical, especially in the forested trails. Capilano Suspension Bridge is another place that actually becomes even more enchanting in the rain... it’s a rainforest! There’s a real mood to the place when it rains.

Granville Island can also be a fun place to visit when it’s raining. There are a lot of places to go inside.

Edited: 09 June 2018, 09:12
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8. Re: Things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day

Fly over Canada at Canada place is pricey but good for the kids.

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