Lower Mainland

The Lower Mainland is in , . The official tourist information site calls the area "Vancouver, Coast and Mountains". The term "lower mainland" has different meanings; for some people it is equivalent to a "Greater Vancouver", while others include everything out to or even Hope in the east.

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occupies a pretty enviable spot in the world.

is a mostly suburban area across the Burrard Inlet from downtown .

The is the heart of 's downtown and contains the city's Financial District, the Granville Entertainment district, and many of its hotels, clubs and historical buildings.

is near in . Boasting the largest ski area in North America, is a popular winter skiing and outdoor sports destination.


The is an agricultural region of the of , .

The is a local regional grouping of northern suburban areas of where dense urban meets dramatic tall mountains.

The region stretches from the North Shore up the east side of Howe Sound to , the gateway to 's magnificent alpine country of forests, lakes, and year round world class outdoor activities.

The are a group of municipalities to the south of in the of , .

The are a group of municipalities to the east of in the of , .

The , named for its 2,400 hours of annual sunshine, is north-west of , a 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in the North Shore.

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