A cosmopolitan coastal city famous for its diversity and quality of life, Vancouver’s is home to a thriving thriving film industry and arts scene, along with some of Canada’s most creative minds. With something new to explore day and night, this lively city is sure to inspire.
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Information & Communication Technology
Seattle is known for being a hub for tech, business innovation, and game development.
Clean Technology (Energy)
The progressive nature of the Pacific Northwest makes it a natural location to lead in clean technology and sustainable practices.
With an industry leader like Boeing, the greater Seattle area is home to some of the most futuristic transportation technology.
University of Washington
The University of Washington, nicknamed UW (U-Dub), is one of the world’s distinguished public universities and is ranked as a top 30 school in the United States. The University is only ten minutes from the heart of downtown Seattle.
With over 7,400 students populating Seattle’s iconic Capitol Hill neighborhood, there’s never a shortage of things to do at one of the most highly ranked private institutions in the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Pacific University
Located in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood, this small private university is full of beauty and hosts 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
This natural attraction is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic landmarks. Especially beautiful on a clear day, stop by the University of Washington to snap a picture.
Pacific Science Center
The Pacific Science Center is a science museum with two IMAX theaters, an awesome planetarium, a tropical butterfly habitat, and one of the world’s largest Laser Dome theatres. Fun and interactive programs educate the public on STEM subjects every day.
Part of the region’s rich history along the northwestern coast of Washington, the Puget Sound connects the region to the greater Pacific Ocean.
Home to artists like Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam, Seattle lives and breathes rock music. See a show and experience Seattle’s famous music scene.
The Great Wheel
This Ferris wheel is the largest on the West Coast at 175 feet (53 meters) tall. Take a ride and enjoy the views of Elliott Bay on Pier 57.
Technology and innovation is the heart of Seattle. With companies Amazon, Microsoft, and Boeing leading the pack, the future is already here.
One of Canada’s National Historic Sites, this massive park is home to the Vancouver Seawall, an aquarium, historic monuments, plus beautiful nature hikes and stunning views of the city.
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Fifty-five acres of natural beauty, this garden is not only home to flora from all over the world, but also has native plants from the surrounding northwest coast.
The original settlement of Vancouver, Gastown is now a neighborhood filled with trendy boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries.
The heart of film in Canada, popular films and television shows such as Deadpool, The Twilight Saga, Once Upon A Time, and Riverdale have called Hollywood North home.