Hello! I have a few questions. I'm starting to plan my family week long vacation to Vancouver for the Grey Cup (the last week of November, maybe into first week of December). I've been to Vancouver before, but my parents have never been. We're allocating one day for the game, spending three days in Vancouver and then thinking of adding a day trip (or two) to explore the area.
Is there anything we should specifically visit in Vancouver during this time? Is there anything I should avoid completely because it's off peak season and not worth it? My parents are not outdoorsy (one has difficulty walking long distances) and we do not like visiting museums, but we normally enjoy visiting scenic (aka touristy) sights or exploring neighbourhoods.
For the day trips, my parents specifically want to see Victoria. After doing some preliminary research I'm wondering if there is enough to see that is "in season" - Butchart Gardens doesn't seem to offer much in November on a weekday and there aren't any whale excursions that operate then. Should we think about visiting Whistler instead? Are there other side trips to other cities/towns we should look into?
Final question: does anyone know where the Grey Cup festivities be located? I know it probably hasn't been announced yet but does anyone remember where it was held last time?