Great Blue Herons of Stanley Park webcam

When you come to visit Vancouver during the Spring this is the perfect time for birdwatchers to see the Blue Herons at their one of their regular nesting homes next to the Tennis courts in Vancouver. THE GREAT BLUE HERONS These majestic creatures have made a small area in Stanley Park their natural home for…

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August Events in Vancouver

Lots of events to enjoy this August in Vancouver. Ongoing events throughout the Month. These are regular events that are continuous throughout August and are staples in the Vancouver Calender… The PNE at Playland Located at Hastings Park is also the home of Playland, a horse racetrack (which also bears the name Hastings Park), the…

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Granville Island and Vanier Park

Granville Island and Vanier Park are the areas that you can see from across the hotel if you happen to be staying in one of our Executive Suites, especially from the vantage point of our largest rooms (Called the Executive Large Suites) which are South facing. Check these rooms out! http://www.sunsetinn.com/suites/executive What you can see…

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May Events in Vancouver 2014

May 2014 is shaping up to be a very busy month in Vancouver, not only is it the beginning of Official tourist season what with the arrival of the Cruise Ships, it is also the time when our weather is becoming sunnier and warmer and that means the festivities start to commence! We cannot wait…

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Spring time in Vancouver – Part 1…Gorgeous Wildlife and Plantlife

For many of us who live in Vancouver the Season of Spring is by far one of the best, with the longer days becoming more noticeable and the weather slowly but surely warming it is a time where the city and nature start to wake from the long long nights of Winter. There are many…

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And then the rains came – Welcome to Raincity!

I must apologize for the absence of Blogs the past few weeks….November is generally the time when staff go on their vacation as the hotel tends to wind down after the busy summer period. Coming back to Vancouver in the middle of November is like returning home to an unfamiliar city – gone are the…

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Major attractions to visit in August.

The city is in between festivals at the moment so this will be a good time to explore some of the major attractions around the city. Here we can give you a sneak peak at some of Vancity’s most popular tourist destinations and a little bit more. Vancouver Art Gallery A staple in the city,…

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Isn't life a beach!!!!

It seemed like it would never come, but we can safely say now that since July came around summer seems to truly have arrived!!! We have literally just had only a handful of grey skies, and after the deluge and cold that was our June, we feel that many of us were losing hope and…

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Bard on the Beach returns for Summer 2012

May 31st is the official opening of Bard on the Beach….a popular annual favorite that has been entertaining the masses since 1990. The location of Bard on the Beach is quite convenient as it is situated at Vanier Park on the opposing side of False creek to us at the Sunset Inn. Just a 10…

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International Childrens Festival and more….

The International Childrens festival will be underway this Monday, so if you have kids and want to please them, this is certainly the place to be! The festival has been running since 1978 and is by far one of Canada’s largest festivals, its home is now on Granville Island (for many years the festival was…

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