Vancouver made headlines with it’s hosting of the 2010 Winter Olympics this year. Stunning year round views and outdoor activities in this historic old town combine modern urban contemporary with rustic charm. Grand Vacation Club invites you to explore this beautiful city as an ideal destination for vacation in fall.
Spend time getting to know Vancouver, British Columbia a great destination for all travelers with Grand Vacation Club. A true cosmopolitan destination, youth and excitement pervade the visitor’s senses in this “Hollywood of the North”. Aside from the excitement and hip attractions found in town, thousands more travel to Vancouver to experience the rugged outdoors surrounding the entire area. Oceans, mountains, rivers, hiking, biking kayaking, boating, camping or climbing, the possibilities are truly endless once you leave the lights of the city behind.
Vancouver is an experience like no other for millions of people each year, from visitors to those who choose to call it home. Grand Vacation Club offers you a look at what made Vancouver what it is today. Truly understanding why Vancouver is what it is today requires a look into the past. Explore this past with Grand Vacation Club.
Exploring the Ancient and more recent past of Vancouver
Traveling back thousands of years, Vancouver and the surrounding areas natural features were carved out with a cataclysmic force of giant glaciers on their southern retreat.
Rugged mountain faces were carved, water melted and filled the moraines carved out and formed the areas topography which makes Vancouver famous today. More than fame, the rich soils and vast waters made the area ideal for the areas first residents. Rich in forests and wildlife, the ancient natives moved to the area taking advantage of nature’s bounty.
Thousands of years later, a surveyor from the Canadian Pacific Railroad decided that this was the ideal location for the Pacific Terminus and by the late 1800’s Vancouver became a bustling city. The city has continued to thrive on natures goodness as in the past, capitalizing in a different way. No longer the wood and pulp industry or shipping, but now recreating in the outdoors is Vancouver’s claim to fame.
Millions of visitors flock to Vancouver each year to take advantage of its beauty and up and coming atmosphere, making this truly, one of Canada’s most popular destinations for travel. Grand Vacation Club invites you to experience Vancouver this fall. Explore nature’s beauty, dine in the finest restaurants with the freshest ingredients and take advantage of all it has to offer you.
Grand Vacation Club is located in Plymouth MA. Providing great vacations and deals on travel with superb service and experience is at the forefront for us. Members of Grand Vacation Club have access to reduced prices on travel and savings on destinations in the U.S. and abroad. Take advantage of a membership of Grand Vacation Club today.