Vancouver Independent Shore Excursions
Vancouver is often the beginning or ending point for your northbound or southbound Alaska cruise. IT is a costal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia. Vancouver is one of the most ethically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada with 52% of its residents having a first language other than English. According to the 2011 census the city of Vancouver had a population of 603,502 and the Vancouver metro area a population of 2.4 million. Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top 5 worldwide cities for livability and quality of life.
What to See and Do
Stanley Park, Gastown
The summers in Vancouver are typically beautiful with average high’s in the upper 70’s to low 80’s and lows in the upper 50’s or low 60’s. May through early July tend to be more overcast and rainy than later in the cruise ship season.