False Creek is home to many famous landmarks in Vancouver. Granville Island is one, and should be a must on your top places to visit. Take a 5 minute water taxi from downtown to this fabulous location, popular for tourists and locals alike. Not only for the fresh fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses, fresh caught fish and fabulous outdoor patios, but also for its Arts Club Theatre, galleries and acclaimed Emily Carr Art Institute. Hop on a zodiak for a fun whale watching excursion, or take in a relaxing afternoon sailboat trip. The Olympic Village in False Creek, home to the athletes of the 2010 Olympic games, has now been transformed into a vibrant development to live, work and play. From grocery stores, restaurants and a brand new Community Centre with a full size basketball court, gym and daycare center. The Sea wall in False Creek is perfect for a jog, bike ride, rollerblading or take an afternoon stroll. Have you always wanted to learn how to canoe, kayak or dragon boat, the False Creek Racing Canoe Club can show you the ropes. If you time it right you could experience the annual Dragon boat festival, that attracts teams from around the globe. You won’t find single family homes in False Creek, however if a condo overlooking the water or a townhouse backing a park is appealing, you’ll be in a fabulous area of Vancouver!