Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Commercial Drive

Learn about the unique charm of Commercial Drive with a stay in a private vacation home. This walkable city is known for its biking, restaurants and hockey games. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Commercial Drive

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Commercial Drive has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Commercial Drive

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Commercial Drive is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • John Hendry Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • False Creek (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Queen Elizabeth Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Park and Tilford Gardens (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Commercial Drive

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Commercial-Broadway Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Commercial Drive?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,100 house rentals near Commercial Drive. From 539 Houses to 448 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Commercial Drive is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Commercial Drive?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Commercial Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Surrey: 894 vacation rentals
  • North Vancouver: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • United States: 539,044 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 366 vacation rentals
  • Sunshine Coast Regional District: 392 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Commercial Drive! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Commercial Drive?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Commercial Drive:

  • Surrey: 894 rentals
  • North Vancouver: 1,081 rentals
  • Richmond: 1,109 rentals
  • Burnaby: 1,168 rentals
  • Bowen Island: 230 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Commercial Drive?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Commercial Drive are:

  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR): 1,252 home rentals
  • Vancouver Coal Harbour Airport (CXH): 1,277 home rentals
  • Boundary Bay Airport (YDT): 1,251 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Commercial Drive?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Commercial Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Canada Place: 1,246 vacation homes
  • White Rock Beach: 392 vacation homes
  • University of British Columbia: 1,242 vacation homes
  • Rogers Arena: 1,258 vacation homes
  • Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal: 1,264 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Commercial Drive listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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