Destination guide

Friendly Burnaby will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Burnaby. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, sporting events 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.


Sightseeing in and around Burnaby

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Burnaby a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Burnaby Village Museum (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burnaby

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Burnaby. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Central Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Deer Lake (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Burnaby Lake Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • John Hendry Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Moody Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Burnaby

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 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 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

You can get around Burnaby by catching a ride on the metro at Metrotown Station, Patterson Station or Royal Oak Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Burnaby?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,323 house rentals around Burnaby. From 486 Condos/Apartments to 707 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Burnaby is on HomeAway.

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

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 Burnaby:

  • Metrotown: 27 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 367 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 195 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 691 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 750 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 Burnaby?

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

  • Metropolis at Metrotown: 1,500 home rentals
  • Simon Fraser University: 1,500 home rentals
  • Burnaby Mountain: 1,492 home rentals
  • Deer Lake: 1,502 home rentals
  • Burnaby Hospital: 1,499 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Burnaby 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 Condos/Apartments in Burnaby?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 486 Condos/Apartments in Burnaby. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Burnaby include:

  • Houses: 707 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 40 lodging choices
  • Studios: 257 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Burnaby?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 222 vacation homes with pool available in Burnaby.

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