6 Things to Do in 1-Day in Vancouver

If you plan to study English language in Canada, the city of Vancouver is an brilliant option. Vancouver is a city in western Canada, frequently voted as one of the greatest cities in the world for quality of living. Vancouver represents the perfect balance between excitement of a big city and the beauty of nature. The city has both beaches and snowy mountains and many other sights to explore. As well as the excitement of Vancouver, the surrounding towns offer many great activities and tours worth taking.

Steveston located about 20 minutes from South Vancouver, where the Fraser River meets the Ocean and was once the main fishing port on the west coast. In this historic fishing village, you will find pubs, museums and many restaurants offering wonderful fish dishes.

Approximately 20 minutes from Vancouver, Richmond has a large Asian community. As a result, you will find many restaurants serving Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese food. In some parts of the city, you can even find street signs in Mandarin.

Within a 20-minute car drive, the town of Burnaby lies right next to Vancouver. The region is filled with great companies and fantastic parks to enjoy the weekend or a day after class.

New Westminster
The "Royal City" is a quiet town and a neighbour of Burnaby. It has fantastic parks, shopping outlets and several historical shops. Waterfront park is worth a visit. It has  a playground & sports facilities, plus a beautiful boardwalk for fitness & for seeing some great scenic views.

The main attraction in this area is the Sky Gondola. It is a walk between two mountains at a height of almost 2000 meters above the ground. At the end of a tour, you can find a trail featuring waterfalls and an unforgettable view. Do not miss the ride to Shannon Falls Provincial Park, where you will find a waterfall that is  335 meters high.

Buntzen Lake
This lake is 42 km away from Vancouver. It is frequently used as a film location due to being so beautiful and it is an ideal place for picnicking and enjoying nature.

If you'd like to learn English in this amazing area, check out EC Vancouver. The school is located in a landmark building in the centre of Vancouver and you can choose from a wide range of English language courses including Exam preparation and University pathway programme.