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Holiday HoHoHo in Downtown Vancouver

Both visitors and locals alike would agree that Vancouver is visually picture postcard perfect, especially when it boasts mountains and an ocean nearby for a handy backdrop, but this world class cosmopolitan city in the Pacific Northwest is absolutely captivating when she’s all glammed up for the holidays.

‘Tis the Season in Downtown Vancouver

To celebrate the season, go and see what downtown Vancouver has to offer during the holidays whether it be for shopping, strolling, visiting beautifully decorated seasonal venues or just having a twirl around an ice rink in the center of the city, there’s something for everyone.

Walkin’ Around Coal Harbour, Vancouver

What’s the #1 New Year’s Resolution on most everyone’s list? Without a doubt, it would have to be keeping or getting fit, fitter and fittest. And what better way to kick start the year than to go for a walk especially when your route takes you by some of the most fascinating public art pieces in the downtown area, conveniently located near The Auberge Hotel, so lace up your running shoes and just do it!

Holiday Light Show Extravaganza in Vancouver

If you take a stroll around downtown Vancouver, it’s hard not to notice that the buildings are bedecked in twinkling lights and swags of decorations festoon the light standards: holiday mode is definitely in full swing! A plethora of Yuletide atmosphere in the downtown area kick starts a festive mood starting with Auberge Vancouver’s elegant tree in the lobby. Ready to see some really impressive Christmas trees that are in close proximity? Here are our top picks: