2013 Coquitlam Travel Guide
Looking for a Little Adventure?
Coquitlam is one of Metro Vancouver region's best kept tourism secrets. The growing and vibrant community offers residents and visitors a wide range of attractions and activities. In one day you can enjoy the outdoors, attend a sporting event, take in a theatre production or art exhibition, attend a festival, learn about different cultures, enjoy one of many heritage attractions, shop for that long- awaited gift, and finish the day off with a dining experience second to none.
There is something for everyone in Coquitlam. We encourage you to explore one of BC's best-kept tourism and recreation secrets.
Coquitlam's Travel Guide Photo Contest
Are you a visitor to Coquitlam? Are you a neighbour? Do you live here and want to share something spectacular about our city? Let us see what you see.
Contest is open to submissions from June 6, 2013 – September 30, 2013. Please submit your photo during that time for a chance to be published in the next edition of our Travel Guide. The selected image(s) will be published as well as profile of the photographer.
Categories, details on submision guidelines and Official Contest Rules will be published here by June 6, 2013.
Please look through our inaugural Travel Guide to get ideas on the types of images we are looking for.
Visitors are drawn to Coquitlam because of the diverse mix of outdoor activities and destination attractions. Visitors come to Coquitlam to enjoy the following:
- Outdoor adventures: Fishing, hiking, canoeing, camping, bird watching, etc.
- Sporting activities: Golfing, swimming, biking, running and many more.
- Arts and Culture experiences: Theatre, dance, music, art, history, festivals, etc.
- Shopping and Dining: Over 230 restaurants and a wide variety of destination shopping centres and stores.
- Family Adventure: Coquitlam's many recreational facilities, parks and trails are ideal for all ages.
The majority of our visitors are from across the Metro Vancouver region; however, Coquitlam's diverse population is increasing the number of international visitors. The significant Chinese, Korean, Persian and French populations are promoting the tourism and lifestyle opportunities available in Coquitlam to family and friends.
Visitor Information Centres
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
1209 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1116 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G3
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The City of Coquitlam offers a range of accommodation options from hotels to motels, to bed and breakfasts. Coquitlam has four hotels with approximately 390 rooms, one motel with 39 rooms and approximately 10 bed and breakfasts.
631 Lougheed Highway
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K 3S5
Executive Plaza Coquitlam
405 North Road
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K 3V9
Best Western Plus
Coquitlam Inn Convention Centre
319 North Rd
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K3V8
Best Western Plus Chelsea Inn
725 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K 1C3
Bed & Breakfasts
Black Forest Bed & Breakfast
1467 Lansdowne Drive
Coquitlam, B.C. V3E 2S8
Eagle Mountain Bed & Breakfast
2548 Trillium Place
Coquitlam, B.C. V3E 2H6
Toll free: 1.877.941.8955
Elite Bed & Breakfast
412 Lakeview Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 5K8
Toll free: 1.877.939.9330
Fig Tree Bed & Breakfast
413 Mariner Way
Coquitlam, B.C. V3B 7Z2
French Quarters Bed & Breakfast
213 Laval St.
Coquitlam, B.C.V3K 4W2
Green Gables Bed & Breakfast
2242 Park Crescent
Coquitlam, B.C. V3J 6T2
Rita's Nest Bed & Breakfast
357 Richard St
Coquitlam, B.C. V3K 3Z6
The EverGreens Bed & Breakfast
2670 Rogate Ave
Coquitlam Sleepy Lodge
730 Clarke Road
Coquitlam, B.C. V3J 3Y1