Frommer's Vancouver with Kids

Frommer's Vancouver with Kids



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894413343
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: Frommer's With Kids Series , #72
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.11(d)

About the Author

Originally from Australia, Eve Lazarus arrived in Vancouver in 1984 and now lives on Vancouver's North Shore with her husband and three children. She is a former newspaper reporter and has written for a variety of magazines in Canada and the United States. Lazarus is currently the Vancouver Correspondent for Toronto-based Marketing Magazine and has won Canadian Business Press gold and silver awards for her work. While she writes mostly about business issues, she really enjoys writing about and for children.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

Introducing Vancouver for Families.

1. The Best Vancouver Experiences with Kids.

Vancouver Dateline.

2. The Best Experiences with Kids Just Outside Vancouver.

3. The Best Hotel Bets for Families.

4. The Best Dining Bets for Families.

10 Famous British Columbians.

4. The Best Views.

Planning Your Family Trip to Vancouver.

1. Visitor Information & Entry Requirements.

Travel Information Online.

2. Money.

The Canadian Dollar, the US Dollar & the British Pound.

GST Refunds.

What Things Cost in Vancouver.

3. When to Go.

Kids' Calendar of Events.

4. What to Pack.

Online Parent Magazine/Newspapers.

5. Health & Safety.

6. Tips for Travelers with Disabilities.

7. Getting the Kids interested.

8. Getting to Vancouver.

9. Keeping the Kids Entertained While Traveling.

Set in Vancouver & BC.

Getting to Know Vancouver.

1. Orientation.

Neighborhoods in Brief.

2. Getting Around.

Fast Facts: Vancouver.

Family-Friendly Accommodations.

1. Downtown.

2. The West End.

3. The West Side.

4. The East Side.

5. The North Shore.

6. Near the Airport.

7. Campgrounds.

Family-Friendly Dining.

1. Restaurants by Cuisine.

2. Downtown.

Introducing Vancouver's Chains.

3. The West End.

4. Chinatown & Gastown.

Sweet Dreams.

5. The West Side.

Get a Babysitter.

6. The East Side.

7. The North Shore.

Great Ice Cream.

8. Richmond.

What Kids Like to See & Do.

Suggested Itineraries.

1. The Top 10 Attractions.

2. Museums & Local History.

For Kids Who Like to Ride the Rails & Sail.

3. Animals and Other Creatures.

4. Indoor Activities.

5. Where to Play.

10 Things That Are Free (or Almost).

6. For Kids with Special Interests.

7. City Tours.

For the Active Family.

1. Parks, Gardens & Other Green Spaces.

2. Lakes.

3. Suggested Bike Trips.

4. Outdoor Activities.

5. Winter Wonderland.

6. Hiking.

7. Organized Tours.

8. City Beaches.

Places to Get Wet.

Neighborhood Walks.

1. Gastown.

2. Chinatown.

3. Downtown 1.

4. Downtown 2.

Off-Leash Walks for Kids with Dogs.

5. Granville Island.

6. Edgemont Village.

Entertainment for the Whole Family.

1. The Big Venues.

2. The Not-So-Big Venues.

3. Seasonal Events.

4. Dance.

5. Children's Theater Companies.

6. Films.

7. Music.

8. Story Hours.

9. Spectator Sports.

10. Tea Parties.

Shopping for the Whole Family.

1. The Shopping Scene.

2. Shopping A to Z.

Easy Side Trips from Vancouver.

1. Ladner.

2. Harrison Hot Springs.

3. The Sunshine Coast.

Kids' Calendar of Events on the Sunshine Coast.

4. Parksville.

Kids' Calendar of Events Around Parksville.

5. Victoria.

Kids' Calendar of Events in Victoria.


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