Surrounding Region

Metro Vancouver Region

With not just one, but two major border crossings strattling our borders, Surrey sees its share of visitors from the United States, and around the world. While some come to discover what Surrey has to offer, others may embark on a further exploration of Canada. As Surrey is so close to many spectacular cities, be ready experience all that the Metro Vancouver Region has to offer. 

Neighbouring cities

White Rock

This little coastal town neighbours South Surrey on it’s south-west corner. White Rock exudes a carefree whimsical vibe that only comes with seaside communities. Catch the sunset or spend a lazy beach day roaming White Rock’s shops and baking in the sun. Visit Explore White Rock’s website to learn more about coastal adventures, activites, and more!


Located directly to the east of Surrey, and in the heart of Metro Vancouver, Langley is known as the wine country of the Fraser Valley. It encompasses a rustic, warm atmosphere and is home to many Circle Farm Tours, wineries, breweries, and heritage attractions. Visit Tourism Langley’s website to learn more and explore what it means to be #Langleyfresh!

The White Rock - White Rock BC
flowers and wine growing in Langley

Photo: Tourism Langley


Located on the Burrard Penninsula, lying in between the Burrard Inlet to the North and the Fraser River to the South, visitors come from all around the world to visit Vancouver. This is largely attributed to the fact that Vancouver has easy access to outdoor activites, beaches, museums, nightlife and breath-taking parks.
It is an amazingly vibrant city, with intriguing areas that have their own niche; some of these being Chinatown, Coal Harbour, Kitsilano and Gastown. Visit Tourism Vancouver’s website to start planning your trip today!

Vancouver Downtown AerialShot

Photo: Tourism Vancouver


BC’s capital city is just a quick 30 minute drive and a scenic 1.5 hour ferry ride from Surrey. The “City of Flowers” takes its moniker to heart with an annual flower count boasting over 27 billion (yes, billion) blooms in 2022. Add in world-renowned attractions such as The Butchart Gardens and the Gardens at HCP, and you can see why Victoria is a lush oasis waiting to be discovered!
But the destination is so much more than blooms – Tourism Victoria’s website highlights the destination’s must-do activities & for a quick list of the top 10 activities in the region, check out Destination BC’s take on the topic

Victoria's inner harbour with flowers and the parliament building in the background

Photo: Tourism Victoria

Further Into Canada

Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is just a scenic ferry ride away, off of British Columbia’s west-coast. Disconnect from the hustle and bustle of regular life and reconnect with experiences that feed your soul. Vancouver Island has exceptional access to outdoor activities that let you fully experience what it is like to live in the Pacfic North West. Some of these activities include surfing, whale watching, skiing, and backpacking. Visit Vancouver Island Travel’s website in order to learn more about how to recharge in BC’s outdoor haven. 

Vancouver Island shoreline card

Photo: Vancouver Island Travel


Just two hours north of Vancouver, Whistler is nestled in the midst of the striking Coast Mountains, along the Sea-to-Sky Highway. Visit any season of the year to enjoy a plethora of activities that make Whistler such an iconic destination. Two side-by-side mountains make the perfect winter sport destination, as well as for hiking and mountian biking in the warmer months. Whether you choose to relax or adventure during your trip, you’re going to want to visit Discover Whistler’s website to learn more!

Whistler Hiking

Photo: Discover Whistler