Brunch in The Couve

Photo from Dulin's Cafe Instagram We all know our neighbor, Portland, has its famous brunch spots, but Vancouver is whipping up its own! Brunch on this side of the Columbia has an equal amount of deliciousness and classics, but with fewer lines it’s time to find your new go-to spot. Grab your brunch…

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Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

Did you know that Vancouver WA was once ranked the fifth most romantic city in the U.S. by Amazon? Whatever Valentine's Day means to you, we hope it's filled with love for your family, friends, and yourself! Here are a few date ideas and events happening in and around The Couve this holiday. For…

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Soup Spots: 9 Places to Warm Your Soul this Winter

There is nothing quite like slurping up a bowl of hot soup on a blustery day. From savory ramen and spicy chili to classic comfort favorites, here’s where the soup’s on in Vancouver. 1. Dediko Cozy up with a bowl of creamy lentil soup filled with the namesake legumes and fresh local vegetables at…

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Where to See the Christmas Ships in Vancouver WA 🚢

Photo from Christmas Ships Parade Website For more than 65 years, local Vancouverites have looked forward to the fleet of Christmas Ships that cruise by on the Columbia River in December. The longtime tradition started in 1954 with a single sailboat adorned with a wreath and now attracts eager…

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New on the Waterfront

By now, we hope you’ve heard about the Vancouver Waterfront. Whether you last visited a decade ago or just a few months back, you won’t believe your eyes, and its high time you head back over and see everything that’s new to experience. It’s been a few years since the first restaurants opened on the…

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Top 5 Picnic Places in Vancouver WA

You'll find plenty of dining spots around Vancouver with good outdoor seating, along with some great picnic areas for when your favorite restaurant patio feels a little too crowded for your liking—or you just need a change of scenery! Grab a blanket, pack a lunch, or order takeout, and scout out the…

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Vancouver, WA's Best Happy Hours: An Essential Guide

If you're looking for the best happy hour in Vancouver WA, you've come to the right place! We've rounded up some of our favorite spots with great specials to help you enjoy your evening without breaking the bank. From upscale dining to casual bars and pubs, these are some of the top happy hours in…

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Your Guide to Swimming Holes in Vancouver WA

Summer is made for finding the perfect swimming hole, followed by a sweet treat to round out the adventure. Explore these swimmable bodies of water* around Vancouver for a refreshing dip. Moulton Falls A popular summer hangout, Moulton Falls offers deep pools and rock cliffs to safely jump from…

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Farmers Market Round-Up

In Vancouver WA, there is a market for almost every neighborhood to stroll through for fresh, local produce and handmade trinkets. In addition to the nationally recognized Vancouver Farmers Market, which continues to amaze visitors on weekends, neighborhood markets attract mid-week shoppers and…

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