10 Cool, Quirky and Interesting Things I Saw In Vancouver, BC


10 Cool, Quirky and Interesting Things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada


I just got back from a fun trip to Vancouver, British Columbia and had a wonderful time! It was my first time visiting Canada, the city of Vancouver is absolutely beautiful and full of things to do! I don’t think I have ever been anywhere with such tall, modern buildings near the waterfront that also has a gorgeous mountain scenery back drop to boot!


My sister and I did a quick girls trip, we explored the city and found lots of good food, fun attractions, lovely parks, biking and hiking trails, and some of the most beautiful scenery. Like any city, there were some interesting things that we don’t see much here in Southern California. From the beautiful falling leaves to some weird signs and cool currency, here are a few quirky, yet interesting things I found. If yo’re a fellow Californian, you might think these are pretty unique!

10 Cool, Quirky and Interesting Things To Look for In Vancouver, BC


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Red autumn maple leaves



They were everywhere, y’all. Bright reds, oranges, yellows and brown shades took over to tops of the trees and the sidewalks. It’s so fascinating to me to see how the seasons affect nature, in SoCal, we don’t see this at all.


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Totel pole in Kitsilano



They seemed to have a bunch of random totem poles in different places. This one was in Kitsilano, and I also saw a few at Standley Park. What fun character!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Squirrel crossing sign Comox Street



What? You have a designated squirrel crossing path? Do they know this? I thought it was pretty funny, until I was startled by a bunch of jet black squirrels darting left and right across the street!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Lays Flavored Chips



Now, I realize that we all thought that Lay’s Wasabi, Chicken and Waffles, and Cappuccino chips were interesting, but it’s so much more interesting when you’re in another country! I saw these at 7 Eleven. Behold, P.E.I scallpoed potatoes, BBQ baked beans, and smoked meat flavors!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Colorful money currency



I think every single country I’ve ever been to has beautiful colored money. Our U.S. dollar is a drab green, and that’s it (don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the U.S. Dollar). Canada’s money is prettier!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, kiwi berry at Granville Island market



I have never seen, nor heard of this fruit, ever. I know the traditional kiwi, brown and fuzzy on the outside, green and sweet on the inside. But a kiwi berry? I definitely had to try one, and it was really good! You pop the whole thing in your mouth, the outside texture is like a grape and the inside is straight up kiwi.


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, outdoor museum sculpture



Along the popular seawall are a bunch of cool sculptures and pieces of art. We though they were random, at first, but then saw that it is part of an outdoor museum! I love this idea, it was wonderful to stroll along the water and learn about each exhibit!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Wild Douglas Fir Christmas trees



Need a Christmas tree? Well, they’re everywhere in Vancouver! It looks like Douglas Firs, the ones we go to the store or the Christmas tree farm to get, grow wild here. They are majestic, stunning, and so tall that they wouldn’t fit in your average living room. I could definitely do the scent of pine year round!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Capilano Suspension Bridge



I’m pretty sure that there are suspension bridges all over the world, but the Capilano Suspension Bridge is something special. It spans 400 feet long and is 230 feet high up from the Capilano River, the rushing rapids below are beautiful to look at. I’m not even gonna lie, I was a little jittery in the knees when I walked across and looked down!


Interesting things I saw in Vancouver BC, Canada, Colorful Canada Post mailboxes


Look how beautiful these Canada Post mail boxes are! Walk down the street and they’ll catch your eye, can’t miss it if you tried. The bright colors make me smile, it must be fun to read through all of the zip codes and look for yours! Don’t you just want to mail something?


Do you have any of these interesting things in your city?


Vancouver was marvelous, I highly recommend visiting during the Fall when the season is changing and the weather is close to perfect. Get your passports ready and plan a trip, it’s a great destination for the whole family!



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