Destination guide

The riverside setting of Richmond is ready to explore

Enjoy the temples and other features of Richmond. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Richmond

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Richmond a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Sanduz Estate Winery (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Riverport Sports and Entertainment Complex (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lulu Island Winery (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Splashdown (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Richmond is famous for its stunning river views, picturesque gardens and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Richmond. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Minoru Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Richmond Nature Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • VanDusen Botanical Garden (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Queen Elizabeth Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Central Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Richmond

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

You can get around Richmond by catching a ride on the metro at Richmond-Brighouse Station, Lansdowne Station or Aberdeen Station.

Where to stay near Richmond?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,130 house rentals near Richmond. From 586 Houses to 432 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Richmond for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Richmond?

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

  • Steveston: 16 vacation rentals
  • Richmond City Centre: 26 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 349 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 192 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 643 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Richmond?

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

  • Steveston Village Historic Waterfront: 1,316 home rentals
  • Richmond Olympic Oval: 1,335 home rentals
  • Aberdeen Centre: 1,344 home rentals
  • Richmond Centre Mall: 1,343 home rentals
  • Riverport Sports and Entertainment Complex: 1,354 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 586 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 432 lodging choices
  • Studios: 224 lodging choices
  • Boats: 7 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 189 vacation homes with pool available in Richmond.

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