Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly New Westminster

Enjoy the history and other features of New Westminster. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its riverfront, shopping and restaurants. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Westminster

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes New Westminster a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Burnaby Village Museum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Bear Creek Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Lulu Island Winery (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Guildford Golf and Country Club (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Empire Fields (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Westminster

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Westminster is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Moody Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Queens Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Deer Lake (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Burnaby Lake Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Holland Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around New Westminster

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Abbotsford, BC (YXX-Abbotsford Intl.), which is 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

You can see more of New Westminster by jumping on the metro at New Westminster Station, Columbia Station or 22nd Street Station.

Where to stay near New Westminster?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,152 house rentals near New Westminster. From 587 Houses to 442 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 New Westminster is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Westminster?

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 New Westminster:

  • City Centre: 366 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 201 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 670 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 742 vacation rentals
  • West End: 317 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 New Westminster?

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

  • Queensborough Landing: 1,396 home rentals
  • Moody Park: 1,413 home rentals
  • Queens Park: 1,409 home rentals
  • Royal City Centre Shopping Mall: 1,405 home rentals
  • Massey Theatre: 1,416 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Westminster 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 New Westminster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 587 Houses in New Westminster. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Westminster include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 442 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 35 lodging choices
  • Studios: 231 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Westminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 182 vacation homes with pool available in New Westminster.

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