Vancouver is a vibrant city for visitors in any season of the year. From the house, it is a short walk to community pool, gym, parks and trails, public library, liquor store, pharmacy, green grocer, dry cleaners, churches. Easy bus or bike trip to the University of British Columbia campus, or vibrant downtown Vancouver, east side cultural and street life, major sports venues. Within hours, trips by car to Whistler, local islands, Harrison Hot Springs, Bellingham or Seattle, USA for a day or weekend. Cycling trails and city bike lanes everywhere! The City of Vancouver is a vibrant gateway city to the exciting locations of the west coast of North America, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco...or the cruises up the Inside Passage to Alaska.