Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful North Vancouver

The ocean views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in North Vancouver. This city's shopping, restaurants and hiking attract many visitors, and its scenic and cosmopolitan location add to the charm. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around North Vancouver

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that North Vancouver has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Empire Fields (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Vancouver

Travelers enjoy North Vancouver for its seaside and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, North Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Waterfront Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Park and Tilford Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lynn Canyon Park (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Capilano River Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around North Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around North Vancouver?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,145 house rentals around North Vancouver. From 7 Boats to 600 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around North Vancouver is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to North Vancouver?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Vancouver:

  • Lower Lonsdale: 58 vacation rentals
  • Central Lonsdale: 67 vacation rentals
  • Grand Boulevard: 46 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 354 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 194 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to North Vancouver?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in North Vancouver. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lions Gate Hospital: 1,301 home rentals
  • Lonsdale Quay Market: 1,310 home rentals
  • Lonsdale Quay Seabus Terminal: 1,310 home rentals
  • Waterfront Park: 1,303 home rentals
  • Park and Tilford Gardens: 1,317 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Vancouver listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Boats in North Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Boats in North Vancouver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Vancouver include:

  • Houses: 600 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 435 lodging choices
  • Studios: 230 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in North Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 185 vacation homes with pool available in North Vancouver.

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