Located an hour east of Vancouver, the Fraser Valley is home to trending restaurants, over 30 wineries, and a growing number of breweries, all emphasizing farm fresh and local ingredients.
We invite you to come explore for a long weekend and see how convenient relaxing in the countryside can be. From outdoor adventures like paragliding and sturgeon fishing to romantic wine tasting dinners and gourmet retreats, our region offers the perfect ticket to escaping the city grind. Taste produce fresh from the farm it was grown on, sip some wine served by the winemaker, or even stand-up paddleboard your way across one of our lakes.
Come re-discover the Fraser Valley.
The Fraser Valley is easily accessed by air via three airports. Abbotsford International airport is located in the heart of the valley, and is serviced by WestJet, OrcaAirways and Island Express. Vancouver International Airport is one hour east of the Fraser Valley, and Bellingham International Airport is also located one hour to the south.
From Vancouver, Greyhound Canada travels to Langley, Chilliwack and Abbotsford multiple times per day. Travel times vary, and prices are usually between $10 and $30.
Translink also connects Vancouver to Langley. Bus and train connection times vary. Check the site for the most up to date travel times.
Depending on your destination within the Fraser Valley, car travel takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes from downtown Vancouver. From where you are staying in the city, head east on the Trans-Canada Highway. From Vancouver. the Fraser Valley can also be accessed via BC-99, or BC-17.
The Fraser Valley is located less than 2.5 hours north of Seattle. From downtown Seattle, merge onto Interstate 5 northbound toward Vancouver. At Bellingham, take exit 256A-256B for the Aldergrove-Bellingham Highway/ BC-13. This road will take you to the USA/ Canada border crossing and into the Fraser Valley. Don’t forget your passport!
A city truly on the edge of the wild. Vancouver is the perfect blend of outdoor activities and vibrant urban living. Cycle through Stanley Park, take the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain, explore art galleries and museums, and sample that famous BC seafood and produce at local restaurants. Some of them will probably be serving food and wine grown over here just an hour away in the Fraser Valley!
BC’s capital and a charming coastal city on Vancouver Island, Victoria boasts gorgeous architecture and some of the best museums in the province. If the ferry journey or seaplane flight over from the Fraser Valley isn’t jaw-dropping enough, make sure to check out Butchart gardens. Victoria was also voted one of Canada’s Top 10 Family Vacations in TripAdvisor’s 2011 Travelers’ Choice Awards.
About 2.5 hours south of the Fraser Valley and located on the Puget Sound, Seattle is famous for seafood, coffee, and being a base to some of the northwest corner of the US’s best adventure. Check out neighbourhoods like Fremont, Ballard and Capital Hill to see which one best suits your personality. Get some great views of the city from Kerry Park, and check out museums like the EMP and Chihuly Gardens and Glass Museum.