Greater Vancouver Travel & Tourism Information



FoundLocally gives you all of the travel information for Greater Vancouver, including city and area tourist attractions, hotels and accommodations, city maps, as well as get-away travel from the Lower Mainland. Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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Greater Vancouver Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Greater Vancouver area:

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view listing for Westin Resort And SpaAccommodationWestin Resort And Spa

Luxury all-suite hotel with wireless Internet access in all 15 meeting rooms & public spaces. Overlooking the mountains, beautifully designed spa offers herbal treatments &fitness classes. Hotel in top 100 places to stay in North America 2003

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view listing for Four Points by Sheraton SurreyAccommodationFour Points by Sheraton Surrey

AAA 2 diamond hotel located just off highway #1 in Surrey, close to shopping, restaurants, parks and recreation. Outdoor heated pool, jacuzzi, fitness center, with microwave, refrigerators, sofabed, fireplace available in some rooms/suites

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view listing for The Tree House Bed & BreakfastAccommodationThe Tree House Bed & Breakfast

Private, peaceful with amazing ocean views, perfect for both summer and winter getaways. Plenty of outdoor sports closeby, including snow sports, golf, hiking and more. Take Lions Bay exit 15 minutes north of Horseshoe Bay on HW99 to Sunset Drive.

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view listing for Timberland Motel & CampgroundAccommodationTimberland Motel & Campground

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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view listing for Sunset Inn Travel ApartmentsAccommodationSunset Inn Travel Apartments

we are an all suite hotel offering fully furnished suites with full kitchen facilities,daily maid service and free parking facilities.

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Greater Vancouver Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Peace Portal Golf CourseAttractionPeace Portal Golf Course

This very hilly 1928 course includes a 9-hole par 3 course. The land was originally a haven for Americans escaping their hibition, a course was added to the facility's primary drinking and gambling activities. Today, this well manicured fac

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view listing for Steel Toad Brewpub & Dining Hall AttractionSteel Toad Brewpub & Dining Hall

Popular brewery featuring housemade beer & modern bistro plates in an open, airy historic building.

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view listing for Dogwood BrewingAttractionDogwood Brewing

Dogwood Brewing makes great tasting beer while staying grounded in the values of sustainability, the support of local economy and the principles of organic certification. Since 2015

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view listing for Strathcona Brewing Co.AttractionStrathcona Brewing Co.

Our world class brewing facility produces a modern style of traditional beer coupled with unique offerings to tempt the palette of the most discerning beer drinkers.

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view listing for Main Street Brewing CoAttractionMain Street Brewing Co

Craft brewery with rotating draught, casks & beer engines. As seen on Brewdogs.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Sovereign LadyTravel ServiceSovereign Lady

Sovereign Lady is an ideal choice for your private adventure, secluded in luxury with fully customized itineraries that create unforgettable cruising.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rentals

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for Enterprise Rent-A-CarTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car

Unlike other rental car companies, Enterprise focuses on neighborhood markets. We specialize in renting to people who need a temporary replacement car or a vehicle for a special occasion.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rental

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for Flight CentreTravel ServiceFlight Centre

Flight Centre offers the best airfare, accommodation and holiday deals at the cheapest prices. Search and book flights, hotels, car hire, tours and travel insurance. Lowest Airfares Guaranteed

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Travel Information & Links

Greater Vancouver Intown Attractions

Granville Island Crowd on a Saturday morning

There is lots to see and do around Vancouver. Take a tour of the city's waterfront, either from land or by boat. You can visit a museums, lots of parks and waterfront greenspace, and activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.

The gem of Vancouver is Stanley Park. It is the largest urban park in Canada, and is surrounded on three sides by water.


Nearby Towns & Attractions

Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver

Greater Vancouver covers much of the "Lower Mainland". You can head north of the Burrard Inlet to the North Shore community of North Vancouver, which lies between The Lion's Gate Bridge and Indian Arm, which poke north from Burrard Inlet. It has two large parks. The heart of the community is Lonsdale, which rises from the water's edge at the Seabus terminal. Nature lovers will enjoy Lynn Canyon's hiking trails and Mount Seymour's ski hill, and Deep Cove's water sports.


Greater Vancouver Accommodation

Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver's downtown

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.


Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway. To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world. Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".


Travel Feature

For those travelling between Canada & the US, those entering (or re-entering) the U.S.A. BY AIR are required to present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document. As of January 31, 2008, these rules include those entering the USA BY LAND OR SEA.

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