Surrey, BC is one of the fastest growing communities in British Columbia. Located in the Lower Mainland, only 26 km southeast of Vancouver
, it is easy to see why people choose to live, work, and visit Surrey BC. Surrey is also close to the United States border and the Pacific Rim. ‘The City of Parks’ as it is often called, has a vast amount of park and recreation space. Families enjoy Bear Creek Park, Stewart Farm and Crescent Beach.
Condo rentals and house rentals are within easy reach to all of the attractions.
Bear Creek Park is home to the Surrey Arts Centre, with rotating exhibits that feature local and international artists. At the historic Stewart Farm you will find yourself back in the 19th century.
Surrey’s climate is mild.
Winters are wet and rainy and summers are sunny and mild. It really is typical of the Pacific Northwest. The population of Surrey is over 395,000 people, and growing. You will see a variety of ethnicities residing in and visiting the city.
Popular festivals in Surrey include WinterFest which occurs every February, and the annual Children’s Festival. As well, Surrey hosts the largest Canada Day festivities in all of Western Canada. The Surrey Festival of Dance is an annual event and features over 10,000 dancers participating in a multi-week dance competition.
Really, there seems to always be something to do in Surrey. Shopping, dining, visiting art galleries and museums and golfing are also popular things to do in Surrey.
Getting around Surrey and to and from Surrey is easy. Simply, take the Sky Train or one of the many highways into Vancouver or around the rest of the lower mainland.
If you are planning a trip to Surrey, BC, vacation rentals may not be on your list of possible accommodations; however, see why many visitors are choosing to skip traditional accommodations for the extra comfort and space of a vacation rental. There are a variety of vacation rentals available in Surrey making choosing your lodging easy and fun. Try a condo rental or a vacation home rental.