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 Modern Accommodations : Vancouver Furnished RentalsAccommodationModern Accommodations : Vancouver Furnished Rentals

Furnished apartment rentals in Vancouver & Whistler with the best locations & finishings you could ask for. Furnished short stays on Modern Accommodations include full kitchen, bath & laundry & parking, internet & access to amenities & concierge.

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view listing for Bayside CampgroundAccommodationBayside Campground

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors… see our website for details

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view listing for Ramada Limited - Vancouver DowntownAccommodationRamada Limited - Vancouver Downtown

AAA 3 diamonds, Gold Key award, 2 blocks from Simon Fraser University dtn campus, wireless Internet in all rooms, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, meeting rooms.

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view listing for Best Western Abercorn Inn - RichmondAccommodationBest Western Abercorn Inn - Richmond

Rated 3.5 stars from Canada Select, AAA 2 diamonds. A little hotel with a ton of personality, with European ambiance & antiques in 94 well-appointed air-conditioned guest rooms. Many rooms feature double whirlpool bath or soaker tubs.

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view listing for Arbutus Garden House Bed and BreakfastAccommodationArbutus Garden House Bed and Breakfast

Situated in an area of large heritage homes but only minutes to the downtown core and other major attractions of Vancouver, BC. Voted the top B&B in Canada by the readers of North American Country Inns magazine

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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 Delta Force PaintballTsawwassenAttractionDelta Force PaintballTsawwassen

At Delta Force Paintball Canada in British Columbia & Alberta, we pride ourselves on our world-class customer service, from your initial contact with our event coordinators right through to your game day at one of our amazing venues.

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view listing for Hearthstone BrewingAttractionHearthstone Brewing

Hearthstone refers to the base of a fireplace, and is often used as a representation of warmth and home. We brew beer as a form of self expression, but also to bring people together.

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view listing for Blackfish Pub AttractionBlackfish Pub

Located in the heart of Gibsons, B.C and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Known for superior service, friendly staff, warm welcoming atmosphere and our great food. Offering an extensive menu with a west coast style and traditional pub favorites

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view listing for Riverside Greens Putting CourseAttractionRiverside Greens Putting Course

This 1969 Gordon Poirier course is reputed to be one of the toughest par three layouts in the vince. They lie on well treed, level terrain adjacent to Surrey's Nicomekl River, just 10 kilometers from the U.S. border. Riverside has plush fai

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view listing for The Hive ClimbingAttractionThe Hive Climbing

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Tk Management Services (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceTk Management Services (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for National Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car & Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for National Car and Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for Classique Car RentalTravel ServiceClassique Car Rental

New Car Rental in Downtown Vancouver. New Car, Friendly service, GPS, Roadside assistance and Parking Included.

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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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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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