Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Burnaby is a playground for active travelers, but don’t let the tall evergreens and stunning mountain views fool you, you don’t need to be a daredevil athlete to enjoy all that Burnaby has to offer because this town truly offers something for the explorer in all of us.
Whether you’re here for a short term rental or longer term relocation, you’ll find a reason to splurge at the Metropolis at Metrotown, home to over 400 shops with the biggest selection of fashion and accessories, sporting goods and apparel, beauty boutiques and restaurants.
You’ll also want to indulge in all that the Heights has to offer. The Heights commercial area has been a street-level community shopping area for over 100 years now, and still retains much of its unique flavor. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, indulge in the world of cuisine that lies within walking distance. You’ll be inspired by the calendar of multicultural arts offered up at the Michael J. Fox theatre. Fun fact: Famous Burnaby locals include: singer Michael Bublé, actor Michael J. Fox, NHL Hall of Famer Joe Sakic, and national soccer team player Christine Sinclair.
Of course, for the truly active spirit, Burnaby’s many parks, lakes, shorelines, forests and trails make it a self-contained natural vacation paradise. And if you’re in search of even more adventure, Burnaby is a centrally located gateway with easy access to Metro Vancouver’s many attractions and activities. It may just be the best way to experience the hustle and bustle that is Vancouver during the day, but retreat to the quaint charm of Burnaby at night where you’ll delight in making the most of your fully furnished apartment with all the comforts of home.