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 Diamond Ballroom & CateringAccommodationDiamond Ballroom & Catering

Diamond Ballroom offers Vancouver's most breathtaking views, delicious local food, friendly staff and elegant space to host your wedding reception, corporate function or party. Our downtown Vancouver location is convenient with ample parking.

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view listing for Aspen on BlackcombAccommodationAspen on Blackcomb

Experience this mountain lodge located slope side. Conference center/convention facilities. meet Fellow guests in the heated outdoor pool, 2 hot tubs, or oneof the Fireplaces.

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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 Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver HarbourfrontAccommodationPinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

Marriott Hotel family. Waterfront location overlooking harbour, Vistas revolving restaurant on 19th floor.

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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 Nicklaus North Golf CourseAttractionNicklaus North Golf Course

Located in the resort village of Whistler, this environmentally conscious ject optimally utilized the area's natural habitat. The Course conditioning reflects the standards set by Jack Nicklaus himself, and when it opened in 1996 Jack playe

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view listing for Central City Brewing CompanyAttractionCentral City Brewing Company

Central City Brewers & Distillers started as a Brewpub in 2003 at Central City in Surrey BC. You can still find the home of our first brewery at the original Central City Pub.

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view listing for Russel Brewing CoAttractionRussel Brewing Co

Russell Brewing Company has been brewing premium craft beer since 1995 using the finest ingredients available. Our beer is 100% natural and has no preservatives.

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view listing for Furry Creek Golf & Country ClubAttractionFurry Creek Golf & Country Club

Overlooking Howe Sound, the course features a 400 foot elevation change from start to finish, making it the true essence of West Coast . Cut out of granite cliffs, accuracy is essential in this championship course was designed by Robert Muir Graves.

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view listing for Cliffhanger VancouverAttractionCliffhanger Vancouver

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

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view listing for SearsTravel ServiceSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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view listing for North Vancouver Seabus TerminalTravel ServiceNorth Vancouver Seabus Terminal

You can board the SeaBus, can connect to downtown bus routes, SkyTrain, and the Coast Mountain Express commuter train. Inbound travellers can transfer to North Shore buses.

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view listing for Tickets, Tours and EventsTravel ServiceTickets, Tours and Events

The Island Summer Games is a multi-sport, multi-day tournament and festival hosted at Topaz Park in Victoria. Participants can play in their sport while enjoying some delicious drinks, a great DJ and some awesome entertainment!

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view listing for Hudson's Bay CompanyTravel ServiceHudson's Bay Company

Canada's oldest department store, with a great selection of fashions, furnishings, houseware, toys, and cosmetics at great prices.

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Deal with the cruise experts to find and book your next dream getaway for less. Exceptional savings and value await.

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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".

  • Sustainable Accomodation
  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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