Destination guide

Head to the luxury city of Commercial Drive

Learn about the unique charm of Commercial Drive with a stay in a holiday home rental. This walkable city is known for its cycling, restaurants and hockey games. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Commercial Drive

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Commercial Drive has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Commercial Drive

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Commercial Drive is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • John Hendry Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • False Creek (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Queen Elizabeth Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Park and Tilford Gardens (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Commercial Drive

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Commercial-Broadway Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Commercial Drive?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,141 holiday rentals around Commercial Drive. From 610 Houses to 419 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Commercial Drive is on Stayz.