If you’ve got a passport, and want a different Pacific Northwest experience, then you cannot miss with Vancouver—a waterfront metropolis surrounded by some of the most majestic scenery on earth. The city’s Stanley Park may be just outside of its bustling downtown, but it contains forests that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time a few centuries. To re-live some more recent history, visit the former Olympic Village from the 2010 Winter Games, now an eco-conscious residential district. On the same theme, be sure to visit Whistler Olympic Park, where off-season attractions include bike and horseback trails.