Seattle to Vancouver

Old Jul 9th, 2003, 06:34 PM
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Seattle to Vancouver

I understand this is only a few hours from seattle. Anyone stayed in Seattle and travelled to Vancouver. Worth the trip?
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Old Jul 9th, 2003, 06:45 PM
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It's 3 hours by car not counting 0-2 hours crossing the border, and, yes, many people - millions, even - think it's worth the trip. You may disagree.

That's presuming you're referring to Vancouver BC, Canada. Vancouver, Washington, USA is also 3 hours, but no border crossing unless you consider Clark County to be a foreign country. Many do.
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Old Jul 10th, 2003, 07:35 AM
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We took Amtrak from Seattle to Vancouver, BC and loved it. The border crossing was easy and quite fast, and the train goes along the water for a good part of the trip. This makes it easy to enjoy nice scenery without concentrating on driving. We got an internet Amtrak fare of $34 roundtrip.
 
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We really liked Vancouver when we visited last year. However, the border crossing can be quite long and unpredictable, so factor that into your plans
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My wife and I prefer Victoria B.C. on Vancouver Island over Vancouver. You can take the Victoria Clipper to Victoria from Seattle, or drive up to Anacortes and take a ferry to Vancouver Island through the San Juan Islands, which is very scenic.
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