Kitsilano Walk, Vancouver

Kitsilano Walk (Self Guided), Vancouver

What better way to spend the day than sightseeing and a little leisurely shopping? The Kitsilano area is the perfect place for this, with the trendy West 4th Avenue where you will find traditional restaurants and cafes, clothing stores and great book shops. This popular street has been voted the best area in Vancouver in several surveys. It is a relaxing, blasé district, less bustling than downtown Vancouver, and you can explore it unhurriedly.

Check out the Burrand Bridge, a wonderful Art Deco structure built in the 1930’s that connects Kitsilano to the downtown district. Don’t miss a visit to the excellent Vancouver-H.R. MacMillan Space Center which features a wonderful laser-light display.

Head out to Kitsilano Beach, which is the most popular of Vancouver’s beaches. It boasts Canada’s longest swimming pool, an outdoor salt-water pool which is open throughout the summer months. The beach also has a superb playground and volley-ball facilities. You can even hire a quad to explore the long beach comfortably. Dine in The Boathouse restaurant on the beach, which offers magnificent views of the North Shore Mountains and the Burrand Inlet. It serves delicious fresh seafood, steaks and light brunches.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,500 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Kitsilano Walk Map

Guide Name: Kitsilano Walk
Guide Location: Canada » Vancouver
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Author: naomi
W 4th Avenue, Zulu Records

1) W 4th Avenue, Zulu Records

Lululemon Athletica

2) Lululemon Athletica

Kitsilano Pool

5) Kitsilano Pool

Kitsilano Yacht Club

6) Kitsilano Yacht Club

Kitsilano Beach

8) Kitsilano Beach

Kitsilano Beach Park

9) Kitsilano Beach Park

Kitsilano Beach

10) Kitsilano Beach

Maritime Museum

12) Maritime Museum

Burrard Bridge

13) Burrard Bridge

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Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
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