Lower Mainland GuideThe Lower Mainland is in British Columbia, Canada. The official tourist information site calls the area "Vancouver, Coast and Mountains". The term "lower mainland" can have different interpretations; for some people it is equivalent to a "Greater Vancouver", while others would include everything out to Abbotsford or even Hope in the east. HotelsFind hotels in Vancouver, North Vancouver, North Vancouver, Whistler, Richmond and more.
Popular in Lower MainlandVancouverVancouver is the largest metropolitan area in Western Canada, and third largest in Canada, with a population of 2.6 million. North ShoreThe North Shore of the Burrard Inlet is a mostly suburban area of Vancouver where dense urban meets dramatic tall mountains. North VancouverNorth Vancouver is a mostly suburban area situated across the Burrard Inlet from downtown Vancouver.
In Lower MainlandFraser ValleyThe Fraser Valley is agricultural region of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Sea to SkyThe Sea to Sky region stretches from the North Shore up the east side of Howe Sound to Squamish, the gateway to BC's magnificent alpine country of forests, lakes, and year round world class outdoor activities. Vancouver eastern suburbsThe Vancouver eastern suburbs are a group of municipalities to the east of Vancouver in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver southern suburbsThe Vancouver southern suburbs are a group of municipalities to the south of Vancouver in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Sunshine CoastThe Sunshine Coast, named for its 2,400 hours of annual sunshine, is north-west of Vancouver, a 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in the North Shore.