Do you want to broaden your horizons for a better future and study English in Canada? If so, Vancouver is a fantastic destination for any young learner with a variety of exciting activities to enjoy away from your studies.
Ten things to do as a student in Vancouver
1. Visit Granville Island
Granville Island is where locals and visitors come together to be inspired, to be entertained or simply to breathe in some of its unique atmosphere. Catch a show, shop at the market or let the kids loose at the adventure zone - it'll be a day to remember!
2. Explore Stanley Park
Stanley Park took top spot in TripAdvisor’s 2014 Top 25 Parks of the World list, and it is easy to see why. Explore the 405 hectares of space by hiking or riding a bike, play golf or tennis, and then sit in the beach and enjoy dinner!
3. Do the Grouse Grind Hike
The Grouse Grind is a 2.9-kilometre trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, commonly referred to as “Mother Nature's Stairmaster and the peak of Vancouver. Bring your walking boots!
4. Visit the Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral may not look anything special on the outside, but once inside, it transforms into one of the most stunning cathedral interiors in North America.
5. Mountain Bike on the North Shore
With different routes proving an enjoyable challenge for beginners and a huge test of more experienced riders, mountain biking on the north shore will get the adrenaline pumping.
6. Visit the Contemporary Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Gallery is Vancouver's only public art gallery dedicated exclusively to contemporary art, and it is free!
7. Explore the Olympic Village
Built for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the park and village is now a fantastic spot to take in on your walks and hikes around the city, with plenty of places to eat and drink inbetween.
8. Visit Free Museums
Keep your budget in check by visiting cultural highlights such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, Space Centre and Burnaby Village Museum free of charge!
9. Relax on the Beach
Vancouver’s location lends itself to stunning vistas, and their beaches are all perfectly positioned to give you the best forest, mountain and skyline views.
10. Walk the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
Not afraid of heights? Visit the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, a 50 meter high bridge which stretches across a canyon boasting raging waters, waterfalls and deep pools below.
Apply to study English in Vancouver
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