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How to Spend a Day in Kitsilano

How to Spend a Day in Kitsilano

Kitsilano is one of Vancouver’s prettiest neighbourhoods. If you find yourself down that way, you might be thinking to yourself, “what can I do here?” Well look no further! There are tons of different ways you can spend your day in Kitsilano.

How to Spend a Day in Kitsilano

Go shopping

West 4th Avenue is a shopping addict’s Wonderland. There are over 240 shops to check out, including clothing stores, outdoor stores, home and specialty stores, and tons of shoe stores. Check out all the stores here. Whatever you’re looking for, it’s probably on West 4th. Try to visit them all! (Image via lululemon)


How to Spend a Day in Kitsilano

Grab a cup of coffee

Kitsilano has plenty of coffee shops to hang out in, whether you’re meeting with friends or you want a quiet place to do some studying. Arbutus Coffee, Culprit Coffee, and Forty Ninth Parallel Café are all great places to sit down, have something warm to drink, and just relax! (Image via jmnoguera)



Hang out at the beach

Even when it’s cold out, Kitsilano Beach is a great place to hang out. You can take your coffee to go, and sit at the beach, looking at the beautiful view of the city. Take your dog to Hadden Park dog park, Walk along the Seawall and take in the stunning views. Kitsilano Beach is the perfect hang out in any season.


Best Restaurants Near Kitsilano Beach

Eat at a restaurant

Kitsilano is home to tons of restaurants. Whatever kind of food you’re craving, you can bet that you’ll be able to find it in Kitsilano. Craving some sushi? Check out Sushi Bella or Hi Nippon Japanese Restaurant. Want some curry? Go to The Indian Oven. For some more casual dining, hurry over to Sophie’s Cosmic Café, Romer’s Burger Bar, or Burgoo. (See our guide for best restaurants in Kitsilano)


How to Spend a Day in Kitsilano

Visit the Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver offers a great mix of permanent exhibits and always changing exhibits. Explore local history around the First Nations, the 1886 Great Fire, and of course Kitsilano’s hippie history.


What do you like doing in Kitsilano? Let us know in the comments!


Written by: Anna Ward

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