Top 10 Reasons To Stay At The Pan Pacific This Spring

As the 2010 Winter Olympic Game’s wrapped up last week, Vancouver is now getting ready for this month’s Paralympic Games. And while much of the madness has come to an end, there are still plenty of exciting things to do around the city.

Here are 10 great reasons to visit Vancouver and stay at the Pan Pacific this spring:

#1 – The 2010 Paralympic Games, March 12 – 21

Watch some of the most inspiring and gifted athletes in the world compete at the highest level of competition. Event tickets are also less expensive and more available than last month’s Olympic tickets

#2 – Get your photo taken in front of the Olympic cauldron – located steps from the Pan

Take a walk along the harbourside and check out the cauldron, it’s only here for a short time!

#3 – Play at Robson Square celebration site and take a free zip trek – open March 12-21

Experience the thrill and exhilaration of ziplining 170 meters over Robson Street! Once your done, head downstairs for a skate at the icerink.

#4 – Have fun at LiveCity Vancouver – open March 12-21, Granville St, Yaletown, Gastown, Downtown – you STILL gotta be here!

Watch exciting Paralympic competition on the big screen, and then join the nightly stage entertainment to keep the celebration alive throughout the Games.  There are also several other free city hosted events to enjoy.

#5 – Take in the views and activities at Grouse Mountain, home of the Today Show during the Olympics

Beautiful Grouse Mountain will be open during the Paralympic Games and will offer a number of snow sports and alpine recreational activities to all visitors.  Grouse was also the home of the Today Show which aired live everyday throughout the Olympic Games.

#6 – Visit Canada’s Northern House, open until March 31 – located 2 blocks from hotel

Experience the warmth, welcome and wonder of Canada’s North! Come to meet northern performers and artists, buy handmade crafts, and watch demonstrations of traditional Arctic games throughout the 2010 Olympic Games. Definitely one of the more popular pavilions during the Olympic Games.

#7 – Drive or bus it to Whistler – the road is open! Stay at the Pan Pacific Whistler.

#8 – Bask in the after-glow with Vancouverites – we still want to party with the visitors!

There are still tons of tourists in the city and lots to do. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Pan Pacific is in the thick of the action.

#9 – No traffic jams, road closures, 9 hour pavilion line ups, crowded sky trains, wall-to-wall people, 3 hour restaurant wait lists…

Enjoy the buzz without the wait.

#10 – Stay at the luxurious Pan Pacific this spring and save hundreds of dollars!

Missed the Olympics because you couldn’t get a room? The Pan Pacific Vancouver is offering three nights for the price of two for the months of March and April, resulting in savings of more than 30% from our best available rate!

Any events/sights we missed for March? Share your ideas in the comments!