Instagram is the photosharing app that never seems to lose its appeal; it has made sharing videos, pictures, and stories of your life possible with a couple of taps. With so many users, it can be difficult to locate a unique photo spot that hasn’t been overdone. Enter: Historic Cloverdale. Cloverdale, being the birthplace of Surrey, is home to many interesting features that you just can’t find anywhere else. Additionally, the historic-esque vibe combines well with it’s modern, rustic atmosphere that provides picture ready scenery almost everywhere you turn!
Urban Safari Vintage
5754 176 Street
Try something a little old school, and go back in time by visiting this vintage haven. Urban Safari is a sight for sore eyes, filled with an outrageous amount of hand-picked records, CDs and cassette tapes, along with a variety of vintage goodies, antiques, and novelties. Everywhere you turn you’ll be sure to find an Insta worthy photo-op.
5764 176 Street
The Vault Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with its inviting, retro vibe. Cute eateries are all the rage right now, and the Vault does not disappoint with its hip atmosphere and rustic ambience. Let your friends and family see that you know where all the trendiest places are by snapping a pic here, because hey, not only is the food tasty, but the decor is picture perfect!
Christ Church Heritage Site
16631 Old McLellan Road
This just isn’t any place of worship; this quaint little church was built in Surrey’s birthplace back in 1884 by the pioneers. Protected by Heritage Designation by-law, and listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, the Carpenter Gothic style Church is here to stay. Encapture the magnificent features of the church such as the lancet type windows with stained glass in apse, a steeply pitched roof supported by scissors truss, or the slender bell tower. The Church is even a popular film shoot location, used in television shows like Psych, Stargate SG-1, and Fringe.
BC Vintage Truck Museum
6022 176 Street
Looking for something a little different? Then come visit the BC Vintage Truck Museum in Cloverdale! Only open for a collective of 8 hours per week, this gem of a place is sure to get you a unique photograph. With an amazing collection of well-preserved trucks, your insta is sure to wow even the most clueless of the car world!
Downtown Strip Cloverdale
176 Street between 56A and 58 Avenue
Cloverdale stands out from Surrey’s other communities because of the cutesy, small-town vibe it exudes. Visit the Downtown Strip to experience the picturesque, charmer that is Cloverdale for yourself. With cute shops and eateries scattered along the strip and the well-groomed streets, you’ll be sure to get more than just one photo.
Boothroyd Heritage Coffee
16811 60 Avenue
Cafes are all the rage. Coffee is the most popular drink in the world (other than water, duh) and Canadians especially love a good cup of joe. But it’s not always about just the coffee, the vibe of the coffee shop is what gets you in the door. Boothroyd Heritage Coffee is an especially interesting place to grab your morning caffeine fix because it’s based out of a local heritage site. The house was built in 1873 and has been kept in great shape.