What better way to celebrate the holidays than with a festive getaway to beautiful Vancouver where the city is aglow and magic is in the air. Experience a river cruise aboard the MV Native Paddlewheeler; view the spectacular Canyon Lights – a world-famous holiday light display and enjoy waterfront accommodations at the Inn at the Quay. A special time for wonderful holiday memories to be created.
Traveling by motorcoach today, visit with fellow companions as we make our way to the Lower Mainland. Arrive into New Westminster where our home for the next three nights is at the unique waterfront hotel, Inn at the Quay. Built on pillars and elevated over the Fraser River in New Westminster, Inn At The Quay is shaped like a cruise ship with guestroom balconies situated over the water. It’s a unique hotel experience surrounded by lots to see and do. Take a stroll along the boardwalk of the Westminster Quay; watch tugboats as they make their way up the Fraser River; visit the River Market where a variety of stores and restaurants await you.
This evening, embark on a 2.5 hour cruise aboard the MV Native Paddle Wheeler as it sails the Fraser River all while enjoying a delicious Christmas dinner complete with all the trimmings. (D)
Enjoy a leisurely morning then join us as we travel to downtown Vancouver and over to the North Shore to view the spectacular Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Named one of the most spectacular holiday light displays in the world, Canyon Lights will dazzle and amaze. The 250-year-old Douglas firs at the Treetops Adventure light up from top to bottom, making them the eight tallest Christmas trees in the world. Our route back to the Inn at the Quay includes a Christmas lights tour that highlights some of the city’s most beautiful displays. (B, D**)
**A meal will be included today but at time of print it was not yet confirmed if it will be lunch or early dinner due to restaurant restrictions.
Merry Christmas! Spend the day at your leisure enjoying the beautiful surroundings. We gather this evening to partake in a lovely Christmas dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant. (B, CD)
Following breakfast, we depart back to the Okanagan, arriving this afternoon with wonderful holiday memories. (B)
B = Breakfast, D = Dinner, CD = Christmas Dinner
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December 23, 2021
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