Now it’s your turn. We’re un-couvering the most photogenic spots in Vancity for your feed.
1. Stanley Park
Number of Hashtags: 438,536
This urban oasis tops the list with its beaches, hiking trails, and Canada’s largest aquarium. For a winning backdrop, snap a selfie at the Brockton Point lighthouse on Stanley Park’s Seawall (9,220 hashtags alone).
2. Granville Island
Number of Hashtags: 229,712
Put burst mode to work: Capture a slice of life at the hectic Public Market as you walk along the fresh produce, seafood, and gourmet food stalls. Once you’ve had your fill of #eaaaats, take a breather and catch a show at the Waterfront Theatre.
3. English Bay
Number of Hashtags: 241,698
Treat yourself to some modern Canadian food at Cactus Club Café as you wait for a sunset pic at English Bay Beach.
4. Grouse Mountain
Number of Hashtags: 124,285
Photo Credit Rafael Resende
Grouse Mountain’s famous Skyride offers aerial shots of mountain peaks and the Gulf Islands all in eight minutes. To really set your ‘grams apart, bring an attachable lens to capture a wide-angle view.
5. False Creek
Number of Hashtags: 102,387
The Olympic Village (70,390 hashtags alone) in Southeast False Creek is #goals for any sports fan. Today, it’s one of the greenest communities in the world and its promenade emits a New York Highline vibe.
6. Capilano Suspension Bridge
Number of Hashtags: 77, 292
Don’t let your fear of heights hold you back from this wobbly bridge that dangles 230 feet above the Capilano River. Have a friend take a vertical panorama of you standing in the middle with the towering trees as your backdrop.
7. Canada Place
Number of Hashtags: 74,235
This iconic building sits on a pier that spans over the shores of the Burrard Inlet in the heart of Vancouver’s harbor front. Visit at night to Boomerang the light displays on its 90-foot fiberglass sails.
8. Lynn Canyon Park
Number of Hashtags: 50,265
There are enough hiking trails throughout Lynn Canyon Park to walk for hours — and enough waterfalls to fill your story along the way.
9. Quarry Rock
Number of Hashtags: 40,339
Hike to the top of Quarry Rock and grab a front row seat to #NoFilter views of Deep Cove and Vancouver’s ocean inlet.