The city of Burnaby is situated directly to the east of Vancouver in British Columbia, bordered by Coquitlam on the other side. Its northern edge lies along the Burrard Inlet and also encompasses the Fraser River. Burnaby is a respective blend of culture, shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation.
The most popular tourist attraction in the area is the Burnaby Village Museum which serves as an antique replication of the history of the city and is equipped with gardens, ice cream parlours, and a carousel. Another notable interest is Burnaby Mountain Park, renowned for its unsurpassed views of the city of Vancouver. Additionally, the downtown Metropolis boasts plentiful retail opportunities, and there are many artistic and historic museums including the SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Public transportation in the Burnaby area is serviced by the SkyTrain rapid transit system spanning the city along the Expo Line and the Millennium Line. Metro Vancouver’s bus system provides an additional method for getting around.
The development of Burnaby began as a corridor between the cities of Vancouver and New Westminster, transitioning from agricultural landscape to residential suburbia until it finally became a municipality. Burnaby is currently the third largest populated city in British Columbia.