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Vanier Park - Vancouver

Activity: There are a number of reasons you may want to visit Vanier Park on the south side of English Bay, just west of the Burrard St. bridge:

Kite flying: small kites, big kites, fighter kites, specialty kites.

Vanier Park is home to the Pacific Space Centre - Vancouver,Vancouver Museum, and Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Vanier Park is just a hop and a skip to Granville Island - Vancouver.

Kitsilano Pool and Beach is just another hop and a skip west of Vanier Park.

It's right on the water so you can see all the boats entering and leaving False Creek.

Age group: All ages.

Expense rating: Free unless you go to the museums.

Proximity to attractions, and something for everyone.

If you've seen enough of kites, you can take a 5 minute walk to Kitsilano Beach, or Granville Island.

Details: Vanier Park is at the North foot of Chestnut St.

Area: Vancouver

Season: All seasons

Educational highlights: Museums

Fun for the adult?: A relaxing place to lay back on the grass and watch the kites soaring in the sky.

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