Vancouver’s Pinnacle Hotel, Harbour Front has an enviable setting in the Coal Harbour area of Vancouver just a couple of blocks from the city’s famous Seawall and within easy walking distance of all of the major downtown attractions including Stanley Park, Gastown and the Granville Street Entertainment District. You’re in the perfect jumping off point for discovering everything that the amazing city of Vancouver has to offer.
The cities famous Seawall is just two blocks away from the hotel and it’s the ideal spot for an early morning stroll – it’s a 28km stretch of waterfront paths that follows the shoreline of False Bay and English Creek right along to Kitsilano offering wonderful views of the cities scenery along the way. Also within easy reach of the hotel is one of Vancouver’s top attractions, Stanley Park – often voted one of the best urban parks in the world, the park features hiking and biking trails and is home to Vancouver Aquarium, an outdoor theatre, interesting historic sites, and a range of tasty eateries. Yaletown is suitable for families and couples alike boasting a stylish neighbourhood that’s ideal for romantic evenings and entertaining the family.
Other popular Vancouver attractions includes Science World, Vancouver Art Galley Rogers Arena, the Mt Pleasant neighbourhood and Granville Island, a hidden peninsula gem offering live entertainments, dining and lively public markets. Before you leave Vancouver take the short stroll along Thurlow Street to the shopping Mecca of Robson Street where you’ll find a mixture of lively street vendors, trendy restaurants and boutique shops featuring everything from fashion to artwork. The unique Khot-La-Cha Art Gallery has the perfect gift shop offering masks, prints, wood carvings, gold and silver jewellery, and clothing designed by First Nation artists. It’s the perfect spot to pick up a few last minute bargains and some Vancouver mementos.
The hotel’s facilities and amenities include a bar / bistro, a large swimming and a well-appointed health club and fitness centre, as well as and free seasonal hotel bikes – they’re a great way to get out and about across the local neighbourhood. In room home from home comforts in the hotel’s spacious and modern guest rooms include LCD TV, Keurig coffeemaker, air-conditioning, and complimentary Wi-Fi that’s ideal for keeping in touch with family and friends back home.
After a few unforgettable nights in Vancouver it’s time to make our escape to the remote Yukon countryside where we’ll spend the next part of the trip at the Best Western Gold Rush Inn, a traditional downtown hotel with well appointed rooms and suites that’s an ideal base for your Yukon adventures. Just head outside and start to explore this breathtaking part of Canada’s remote Yukon territory!
Sumer winter or fall there’s always something to see and in this amazing part of the Yukon where popular winter activities include snowmobiling, ice fishing, and sledding. Enjoy an amazing night time dog sled ride through the snow under a sky covered with glittering stars or the silvery moon, half way through the ride you’ll stop by a campfire for some hot drinks where you’ll learn more about the fascinating lifestyle and adventures of a dog musher.
Spend a full day exploring the majestic beauty of the surrounding area on a snowmobile as you make your follow your guide through dense spruce forests and over frozen lakes stopping of course for a hearty lunch! Maybe you’d like to try a hosted snowshoe walk to a frozen lake where your guide will introduce you the hidden secrets of ice fishing, you might even catch some arctic Grayling or Lake Trout on this spectacular trip.
Popular outdoor activities in summer include cycling, canoeing dowm the Yukon River, hiking, wildlife watching and *organised or self-guided tours to local attractions and places of interest such as Klondike Gold Rush Natiional Park, Miles Canyon, Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Takhini Hot Springs Pool, the McBride Museum of Yukon History, the Chilkoot Trail and lots more.
After a busy day or evening of Yukon adventures it’s great to head back to the welcoming Gold Rush Inn where your cosy and well-appointed guest rooms come complete with compimentary high speed internet access, microwave, cable TV, mini fridge, and coffeemakers. The hotel also features a reception area, a compact gym and the popular Gold Pan Saloon with lots of live music and a great selection of local brews on tap!
With city lights, thrilling tours and adventures as well as the amazing natural beauty of the Yukon wilderness – this exciting Canadian adventure really could be a once in a lifetime experience!
*Additional charges apply