Fairmont Vancouver Airport Explore Richmond

Explore Richmond

Richmond is a city where Pacific culture and true Canadian coastal experiences yield constant discovery. Whatever you crave — incredible international cuisine, breathtaking outdoor adventure, or captivating relics of the past — Richmond is an experience truly Canadian in its multicultural essence and authentically Pacific in its appeal.
We've selected a few of our favorite things to do in Richmond to get you started with building your itinerary.  Require assistance booking transportation or attractions? Our Concierge would be pleased to assist.

Biking Routes // Discover Richmond's sea-side trails and most Instagrammable spots with curated biking routes. 

Summer Berry Picking & Farmer's Markets // Summer days call for fresh flavours of locally-grown berries and produce and Richmond has bountiful options to discover.

Fishing // Surrounded by water and spectacular views, Richmond offers a number of shoreline hotspots for fishing enthusiasts and newcomers alike. 

Britannia Shipyard // A rare surviving example of a once thriving mixture of canneries, boatyards and residences on an eight acre National Historic Site. 

London Heritage Farm // A beautiful site overlooking the south arm of the Fraser River, the farm offers a park-like setting with museum, tea room, flower gardens, and live animals. 

Richmond Olympic Oval // Experience the landmark sports facility and venue used for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and now a major sports facility, only minutes from the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel.  In addition to fitness and event facilities the attraction is home to a climbing wall, Olympic museum and interactive Olympic experience perfect for the whole family. 

Steveston Village // Once a fishing village with a storied past, Steveston is one of Richmond's most popular destinations.  Set at the mouth of the Fraser River, this picturesque village bustles year round with cafés and restaurants, boutiques, boardwalk and a lively fisherman's wharf selling fresh fish caught in BC's coastal waters. A perfect afternoon outing.

Dumpling Trail // A curated collection of 20 restaurants serving up some of the most delectable dumplings this side of the Pacific. In fact, it was listed among CNN Travel’s list of 12 of the world’s most enticing food and drink trails! They’re crispy, they’re chewy, they’re stuffed with everything from soup to meat, and they’ll have you craving much more from the first bite.

McArthurGlen Vancouver Designer Outlet // Located only 2 stops on the Canada Line from the hotel (a zero-fare transit), stroll through the European inspired streets of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet where you can visit a cafe and shop the world's leading designer brands at 70% less.