Wedged between the Fraser River and the boundary bay and snuggled up against the US-Canadian border lies Surrey, BC. Surrey is definitely a place full of diversity, as the residents speak over 100 languages there - maybe you can pick up a few languages yourself when you visit! Their population of 500,000 brings them to the impressive number 2 spot on the list of largest cities in the province, only being beaten by Vancouver, which is only 40 miles away. There are two local universities in Surrey with emphasis on high technology, clean energy, agriculture, arts, and education. Get around Surrey with ease with their extensive bus system and elevated trains. RV rental in Surrey allows you to explore all the city has to offer, make day trips into Vancouver, and relax in comfortable privacy at the end of the day. Whatever your budget or inclinations, a trip to Surrey can be enjoyed in a luxury motorhome, tent trailer, or travel trailer rental.
The Great Outdoors
In Surrey, Glades and Dart Hill Gardens offer beautiful woodland gardens and perennials from around the world. An RV rental in Surrey would allow you to enjoy the over 200 recreational parks in the surrounding communities. Crescent Beach and Blackie Spit Park are beautiful areas on the Pacific Coast. There are extensive trails for hiking and biking close to facilities for rental campers. Redwood Park and Tynehead Park are great for nature walks and are dog-friendly. Leghorn Ranch offers horseback trail riding and there are opportunities for riverboat and fishing cruises as well. Birdwatchers can explore the Serpentine Wildlife Management Area to spot 130 species of birds over a 370-acre area. Surrey also hosts 6 major festivals a year and has frequent drop-in events, so you’re likely to run into a fun event no matter when you visit. Spring and summer are probably the best times book your Surrey RV rental, with temperatures ranging from the 70’s to 90’s F. Let’s not forget the Clayton Community Farmers Market that offers locally grown and yummy fresh produce and crafts on alternate Sundays until mid-September. If you enjoy golf, there are 15 golf courses in the area with nearby areas to park a luxury RV rental.
RV and travel trailer rental is an affordable and convenient alternative to struggling with hotel reservations. Whatever your interests may be, there is a convenient RV Park in the area and you can book an RV rental easily in the greater Vancouver area. A stay at Peace Arch RV Park or Pacific Border RV Park would have you near the coastline of Boundary Bay. Tynehead RV Park is close to hiking trails. Dogwood Campgrounds and Plaza Mobile Home and RV Park are close to public transportation for day trips into Vancouver for adventures without the stress of fighting traffic.
If you decide to travel with Surrey your motorhome rental there are Walmart supercenters located in the neighborhoods of Burnaby, Westminster, Richmond, Grandview, and North Vancouver. They may allow for overnight parking after consulting with the store manager. Canada does not allow for overnight stays in rest areas. For exploring the city of Vancouver you may also look for parking at Capilano River Park and the Park Royal Shopping Center. Reserving space at your intended campgrounds several months ahead of time will decrease stress and make for a much more enjoyable experience. Diesel fuel and RV services are readily available in Surrey. There are three lovely national parks in the area. Foreshore Park and Pacific Spirit Regional Park are near the coast. Widgeon Valley National Wildlife Area is 65 km northeast of Surrey in the mountains.
Exploring the City
Exploring Surrey and the Greater Vancouver Metropolitan Area is more fun when you take a rental RV. You can come and go on your own schedule with no worries about checkout times or privacy issues. And there’s so much to do in Surrey! The Surrey Art Gallery, the Surrey Civic Theaters, and the Surrey Cultural Corridor are all great places to start. The Brownsville Pub and RV Park is a casual restaurant on the waterfront of the Fraser River, and is even within walking distance of Brownsville Bar Park. If you are a shopper, Tynehead RV Park is a 5-minute drive from British Columbia’s second largest shopping mall with 182 stores, and is only a 30 minute drive from the city of Vancouver. Antique hunters will find lots to choose from in Cloverdale. Foodies and epicures can find dining options throughout Surrey, from diners to 4-star establishments and plenty of international cuisines to choose from. Sports fans can watch hockey, baseball, football, and participate in competitive golf. Local teams are active and the Canadian Club International Women’s Softball tournament is held there yearly. If all of that isn’t enough for your trip in an RV rental, then head on over to Vancouver, where they offer plenty of tours and more of the great city!
Traveling and exploring Surrey and the Greater Vancouver area in an RVrental willl allow for the most flexible scheduling and opportunities for adventure. Go where your interests lead you, have fun, and make some memories!
Surrey, BC is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.
There are many popular rentals in Surrey. Outdoorsy's Surrey RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.