Top budget travel picks: Cleveland to Vancouver

International travel doesn't necessarily mean long, expensive flights, foreign languages and days of jetlag — Canada is so close. If you're looking to explore America's northern neighbor, consider Vancouver. The bustling west coast seaport, located in British Columbia, is one of Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. The city is surrounded by mountains and boasts thriving art, theater and music scenes, not to mention a delicious food scene closely tied to the region's bountiful seafood offerings.

Whether you’re trying to escape ASAP or you’re looking to plan your travels around upcoming deals, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Cleveland and Vancouver, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

We've also included top-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions in Vancouver to get you started on planning your ideal getaway.

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Cheapest Vancouver flights

The cheapest flights between Cleveland and Vancouver are if you leave on May 2 and return from Canada on May 6. Turkish Airlines currently has tickets for $318, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Cleveland on August 2 and return from Vancouver on August 5, WestJet can get you there and back for $330 roundtrip.

Top Vancouver hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are two of Vancouver’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The Westin Bayshore (1601 Bayshore Drive)

For an all-around top recommendation, consider The Westin Bayshore. The hotel has a 4.6-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $129.

The Westin Bayshore is a luxury hotel on Vancouver's seawall, next to Stanley Park and a five-minute drive or 20-minute walk to Downtown.

OPUS Hotel Vancouver (322 Davie St.)

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If you're looking to treat yourself, there's OPUS Hotel Vancouver. The 4.7-star hotel has rooms for $201/night.

OPUS Hotel Vancouver redefines the boutique hotel experience, blending contemporary design with warmth and intuitive service. Located in fashionable Yaletown, the OPUS Vancouver Hotel is steps from the inner harbor.

Featured Vancouver food and drink

If you're looking for a popular spot to grab a bite, Vancouver has plenty of excellent eateries to choose from. Here are a few from Skyscanner's listings to help you get started.

Vij's Restaurant (3106 Cambie St.)

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One of Vancouver's most popular restaurants is Vij's Restaurant, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 33 reviews on Skyscanner.

"This is some of the best Indian food I've ever had," wrote visitor Travis.  

Cafe Medina (780 Richards St.)

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Another popular dining destination is Cafe Medina, with five stars from 16 reviews.

The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant (1535 Johnston St.)

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Also worth considering is The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, with 4.8 stars from 21 reviews.

"If you are looking for fresh seafood, this place is a must-visit in Vancouver," wrote Carlo. 

Featured local attractions

To round out your trip, Vancouver offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are two top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.

Stanley Park (Vancouver)

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First up is Stanley Park, with 4.8 stars from 256 reviews on Skyscanner.

With over 8 million visitors each year, Stanley Park is one of Vancouver's top destinations for locals and tourists alike. The park is home to art events, acclaimed restaurants and world-famous landmarks, like Prospect Point and the Nine O'Clock Gun.  

Granville Island Public Market (1669 Johnston St.)

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The Granville Island Public Market is another popular destination. It checks in with 4.6 stars from 173 reviews. 

"The Granville Public Market is a massive place, and you can find everything from a bar to fresh seafood and a butcher shop," wrote visitor Stephen. 

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