HAPPY 129th BIRTHDAY VANCOUVER!

April 6th was the official date of Vancouver’s 129th birthday. Vancouver is probably one of the most stunning cities in Canada and of course the world – it is usually rated within the top 3 most liveable cities in the world and it really is very hard to argue against this. We will like to…

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Twitter’s #MuseumWeek 23rd to 29th March 2015 Vancouver & worldwide.

#MuseumWeek is a campaign run by Twitter that started in 2014. It is a worldwide event that encourages participants around the world to commemorate the very best museums, galleries and other major institutions. Museumweek by Twitter wants to showcase and celebrate local and worldwide cultures of local and major historical significance, the Arts and Sciences….

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Bicycling tours around Stanley Park with Vancouver Bike Tours.

Bicycling season is well and truly here, lets us guide you as to where you can rent bikes and have some information on Bike tours around the city, we really believe that cycling around will get you up close and personal among the stunning scenery that Vancouver has to offer. English Bay Bike Rentals. without…

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December is a busy month for Celestial Sky watching….

Time to geek out again! There has been a lot of talk in the media as of late about the possibility of a Comet of the Century making a grand appearance this month, yet, as it happens it seems like this particular celestial visitor for many was an incredible dud as it didn’t transpire to…

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Rainy day things to do in Vancouver!

Rain Rain go away come again another day! Um…well no…The Rains have well and truly arrived and this is generally the run of things for us till Mid Spring! So what do you do in an inclement climate? In all honesty quite a lot actually – so read on and prepare yourself for some excellent…

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Why the spectacular colours of the skies at Sunset? Here is the Science behind it.

Vancouver has been experiencing some amazing colours in the sky and clouds lately which has been providing nature lovers with some incredible shots. This was all due to a low pressure system hanging around in the Pacific over the last week or so, the system had produced a few thunderstorms in the area which is…

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Popular Bus Routes & Destinations….

At the Sunset Inn and Suites we receive many questions regarding the Bus Routes that will get you to the most popular destinations around Vancouver. Below is a comprehensive list on the more popular routes/destinations that the majority of our guests will want to use, we have split the destinations into 2 parts, the first…

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Coming to Vancouver on a cruise?…Here are some helpful tips to organize your visit.

For many Vancouverites in the city April is the last quiet month before the Summer tourist season begins, we are sure that many of you are busy planning your trips and it is likely that you maybe visiting us as via a stopover on your Alaskan Cruise. The majority of the Cruise ships dock into…

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Biking and Boating around Vancouver!

The season has now begun where you can get out and about to see Vancouver in some serious detail. The best way to do this is by renting a bike or going on a small boat cruise around the Bay, Harbour and Creek that encircle the city. ENGLISH BAY BIKE RENTALS English Bay bike rentals…

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Explore the Georgia Strait and beyond as Whale watching Season is coming soon!

In a little under a month the volume of Orca Whales will hopefully start to dramatically increase in numbers, and this can mean only one thing….Whale Watching Season has truly begun! http://www.tourismvancouver.com/do/activities-attractions/whale-watching/ As has been mentioned before, this area of the world is enriched with some amazing nature and wildlife out there, and along with…

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