Explore the top things to do in Richmond and Greater Vancouver

Known for its spectacular setting, thriving film culture, and Olympic heritage, the Vancouver area draws millions of tourists each year. Stay at Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport to enjoy a prime location within walking distance of the area’s best things to do, from shopping at Aberdeen Centre to dining on Alexandra Road. Vancouver’s diverse cultures, entertainment, sporting events, and outdoor attractions are all at your fingertips when you make our hotel rooms your base of operations. When you’re ready to get out and explore, walk right across the street to the Aberdeen Station of the Canada Line rapid transit system. You can take the SkyTrain service into downtown Vancouver and enjoy convenient access to Greater Vancouver. Learn more about Richmond’s island charm and Vancouver’s cosmopolitan sophistication by visiting Tourism Richmond and The Metro Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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BC Place Stadium

6.42 mi / 10.33 km from the hotel
The largest multipurpose venue of its kind in British Columbia, BC Place Stadium welcomes more than one million guests each year to events ranging from football and high school sports to trade shows, fun fairs, and world-class musical concerts.

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver

0.94 mi / 1.51 km from the hotel
Ride the Canada Line SkyTrain to this bustling shopping center, known for its discount high-end shopping. Visit stores like Michael Kors, Kate Spade, and Coach.

Grouse Mountain

13.03 mi / 20.97 km from the hotel
In winter, there’s no better place to be than this 1,231-meter mountain famous for outstanding skiing and snowboarding. Hike up the Grouse Grind for spectacular views of the city, and when the weather warms up, try paragliding, hiking, and zip-lining.

CF Richmond Centre

1.23 mi / 1.99 km from the hotel
Featuring more than 200 stores and service providers, CF Richmond Centre offers top Canadian names in fashion and familiar global retailers like Apple, Michael Kors, Sephora, and H&M.

Steveston Village

4.77 mi / 7.67 km from the hotel
Take in the sights and sounds of this historic fishing village and popular filming location. Tour heritage sites, visit Fisherman’s Wharf for fresh-caught seafood, and discover your inner photographer on scenic harbor walks.

Aberdeen Centre

0.11 mi / 0.18 km from the hotel
This popular shopping center is home to more than 160 stores offering a wide range of products and services. The mall boasts several restaurants, an indoor playground, an 800-seat food court, and a 60-foot musical water fountain in the central atrium.

Alexandra Road

0.64 mi / 1.03 km from the hotel
Known to locals as “Food Street,” Alexandra Road is a must-visit for those who like a culinary adventure. Sample a variety of Asian cuisines as you choose from more than 200 restaurants packed into a three-block stretch.

Granville Island

5.95 mi / 9.58 km from the hotel
Best known for hosting one of the country’s most spectacular fresh food markets, Granville Island is a popular urban oasis filled with fine waterfront restaurants, theaters, galleries, studios, unique shops, and cafés.

Richmond Night Market

0.6 mi / 0.96 km from the hotel
Sample a variety of Asian street foods and find unique products from more than 200 vendors at this popular marketplace that runs from May through September.

Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park

7.99 mi / 12.86 km from the hotel
Spend a day exploring the beautiful Stanley Park and don’t miss Canada’s largest aquarium, located in the heart of the park. Home to more than 70,000 animals including dolphins, penguins, anacondas, and three-toed sloths, Vancouver Aquarium is a must-see.