North Vancouver Lonsdale Quay Market
Visiting Vancouver and looking for the area for shopping where everything can be found, it would have to be the Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver with over 90 shops for the visitor to browse through. Where there will be something to interest everyone in the family.
This is a shopping trip that can take an entire day and the visitor will find every type of shop and boutique imaginable, with the latest fashions, jewelry, shops that have something for the taste buds, like homemade jellies, jams, salsa and maple syrup.
There are book shops where books can be purchased or swapped, there are lounges and grills for a relaxing stop while shopping that have some of the best views available of the harbor for watching the ships.
There is also an area for children to play, local artists that are working and can be watched, and the Lonsdale Farmers Market that is held each Saturday, where locally grown produce can be purchased. This is more of an event than a shopping trip, and one that every family member can enjoy. This is because of all the different things that can be done along the way while visiting the over 90 shops that carry items of all types.