Our partner at Tourism Richmond
has compiled a list of the top 5 things to do in beautiful Richmond, British Columbia. Take a look and start planning your stay!
Richmond’s Dumpling Trail
Leave your hiking boots behind, you’ll only need chopsticks along this trail. With more than a dozen restaurants featuring a variety of crispy, chewy, and delicious dumplings, take a self-guided tour of Richmond’s best dumpling hot spots.
Step foot in the historic fishing village of Steveston, where the fishing boats ebb and flow in the harbour and historic buildings line the streets. You’ll soon realize why it’s one of Richmond’s most popular destinations.
Bike or Walk the Trails
With more than 80 kilometres (50 miles) of easy-access, flat routes, Richmond is the perfect place to do some outdoor exploring. Don’t miss the West Dyke Recreational Trail, which runs along the city’s waterfront, offering up excellent views of the Southen Gulf Islands to the west, and the mountains to the north.
National Historic Sites
Richmond is home to two National Historic Sites of Canada that are worth a visit. The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site was once BC’s biggest salmon cannery—don’t miss out on a guided tour. And Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site invites visitors to experience what life was like for the multicultural workers in the city’s fishing industry a century ago.
Shop Richmond’s charming boutiques, bustling malls, and designer outlet for great deals. You’re going to want to leave some space in your luggage.