Plan a refreshing weekend getaway to The Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport. Our hotel is ideally situated near an array of exciting things to do in Richmond and the greater Vancouver area. Explore British Columbia's spectacular bays and parks, discover top shopping and dining in Richmond, or spend a day visiting top cultural attractions in downtown Vancouver. Browse our recommended things to do in the Vancouver area, below, and start planning your vacation today.
Spend a weekend afternoon touring the vineyards of Richmond, a popular thing to do for both tourists and locals alike. Top wineries include Canada Berries Enterprise and Lulu Island Winery, the latter of which is the largest winery in the Vancouver region. While these wineries produce red and white table wines, they’re best known for more distinctive vintages: ice-wines and some of British Columbia's best fruit and berry wines, including raspberry wine, gooseberry wine, blueberry wine, black currant wine, apple wine and more.
ASIAN NIGHT MARKETS
Adventurous foodies visiting Vancouver should make time to experience the Richmond Night Market and the Panda Market, both of which have nearly 140 food stalls and over 400 retail vendors at their respective sites combined. Discover a world of delicious foods including spiral potatoes on a skewer, barbequed skewers of meat and seafood, hand-pulled ramen, mango desserts and drinks, dragon's beard candy, bubble waffles and more.
INTERNATIONAL BUDDHIST SOCIETY
11.2 km from Hotel
The International Buddhist Temple is located in Richmond, British Columbia. It is a Chinese Buddhist temple run by the International Buddhist Society. While the Society officially practices Mahayana Buddhism, the temple is open to Theravada Buddhist affiliates and visitors, as well as visitors of all religious and cultural backgrounds.
9160 Steveston Highway, 604-274-2822
GULF OF GEORGIA CANNERY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
10.5 km from Hotel
An essential thing to do for history buffs, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery is a National Historic Site of Canada. Built in 1894, the Cannery showcases the days when it was a leading producer of canned salmon in British Columbia. Today, it is a fishing museum with interactive exhibits, film, and tours that demonstrate the Cannery's important role in the history of British Columbia's West Coast.
RICHMOND OLYMPIC OVAL
2.4 km from Hotel
The Richmond Olympic Oval, or the Richmond Oval, was the venue of the speed skating events of Vancouver's 2010 Winter Olympics. A distinctive feature of the Richmond Oval is its unique ""wood wave"" roof, which encompasses one million feet of B.C. pine-beetle kill wood, all linked together in undulating sections to create a rippled effect.
MAYFAIR LAKES GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
9.3 km from Hotel
Mayfair Lakes in Richmond is a genuine golf sanctuary, offering a secluded country ambiance that's just minutes from Vancouver. The intrigue lies in the abundance of lakes and waterways that come into play on 13 of the 18 holes.
5460 No. 7 Road, 604-276-0585
IONA BEACH REGIONAL PARK
9.5 km from Hotel
Looking for things to do in Richmond, BC with the whole family? Iona Beach Regional Park is north and west of Vancouver International Airport. It's a great place to spend the day hanging out with family and friends.
STEVESTON HERITAGE FISHING VILLAGE
10 km from Hotel
One of the most popular things to do in Richmond, BC, Steveston village is a historic salmon canning centre at the mouth of the South Arm of the Fraser River, on the southwest tip of Lulu Island in Richmond, British Columbia. Since 1945 it has hosted an annual Steveston Salmon Festival on July 1, Canada Day. The most southwestern tip of this southwestern suburb contains Garry Point Park.
BRITANNIA HERITAGE SHIPYARD
10 km from Hotel
Britannia Heritage Shipyard is a favorite thing to do in Richmond, BC for locals and visitors alike. The large pleasant, park-like setting encourages strolling, picture taking and even picnicking.
5180 Westwater Drive
GARRY POINT PARK
11 km from Hotel
Garry Point Park is the major park in Steveston, located at the southwest tip of the community. It was named in 1827 to honour Nicholas Garry, former Deputy Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, who used that part of the land to locate the navigable entrance to the Fraser River. Garry Point presently is at the host location for many Vancouver-area festivals and events.
On the corner of Seventh Avenue and Moncton Street
There’s something magical about seeing whales in the wild and you can do that from right here in Richmond. Hop aboard one of the Whale Watching boats and you may see orca whales, humpback whales, gray whales or minke whales as well as other wild life such as sea lions, porpoise and bald eagles.
MCARTHURGLEN OUTLET MALL
Experience the best in designer shopping in a picturesque open-air piazza. Save up to 70% on over 60 luxury brands, including Coach, Armani, Hugo Boss, Nike and more. A kid's adventure playground and a variety of restaurants makes this an outing the whole family will enjoy.