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ChilliwackCanada

Some towns have Mother Nature as their dominant attraction. This one has used its charm to maximum advantage. Relax and participate in numerous outdoor events. 

Travel east of Vancouver, British Columbia, and you’ll arrive in Chilliwack, fondly called the Great Outside. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and get active outdoors.

The city is located on the mighty Fraser River in a canyon of the same name. Try sport-fishing here for the 16 species inhabiting the local waterways. For a true test of fishing competency, hook a Pacific salmon or a white sturgeon, the largest freshwater fish in the Americas.

Surrounded by the Cascade Mountain Range, Chilliwack is truly an adventure playground. Go hiking, biking, kayaking and whitewater rafting, as they are all favorite pastimes, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. If you enjoy golf, select from nine courses dotting the landscape, including one that is carved into a dense forest or another with amazing mountain views. All have special features.

Experience a more tranquil side of nature just south of Chilliwack at Cultus Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the Fraser Valley. Relax on several beaches, go walking or bike riding on trails or have family fun at Cultus Lake Adventure Park or Cultus Lake Waterpark.

The area is important for its agriculture, which comes together with the bounties of the waterways to provide delicious food. Visit producers to appreciate the artisanal approach to food. Find your way around the Chilliwack Corn Maze that’s so large you need a passport to get through it.

This was gold rush territory in the days of the Wild West. Travel to yesteryear with a visit to Atchelitz Threshermens Association Pioneer Village or learn about the area’s First Nations heritage at Stó:lō

Research and Resource Management Centre. Plan a daytrip to nearby Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park to view the 200-foot-high (60-meter) feature from a well-marked trail.

If a vacation focusing on the outdoors is in your plans, drive 65 miles (105 kilometers) east of Vancouver

to discover Chilliwack. Bring your hiking boots for adventures with amazing views.

Where to stay in Chilliwack

Top Hotels in Chilliwack

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa
Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa
3 out of 5
100 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥12,883 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Situated on a lake, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Harrison Lake Beach Park.

3.8/5Good! (1,658 reviews)

"It was nice place. I like pool I like to swim. It’s nice"…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa
Best Western Plus Regency Inn & Conference Centre
Best Western Plus Regency Inn & Conference Centre
3 out of 5
32110 Marshall Rd, Abbotsford, BC
The price is ¥6,297 per night from Dec 26 to Dec 27

Located in Clearbrook, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Abbotsford Entertainment ...

4.2/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"clean rooms and halls friendly & helpful staff well lite comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Best Western Plus Regency Inn & Conference Centre
Harrison Beach Hotel
Harrison Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
160 Esplanade Avenue, Box 460, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥9,516 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in the heart of Harrison Hot Springs, this beach aparthotel is steps from Canwest Art Gallery and Harrison Lake Beach Park. Rendall Park and Ranger Station ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (946 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. The family room was perfect for our needs. The pool was lovely! Staff and patrons were practicing Covid safety. Would love to stay at the hotel again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Harrison Beach Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Chilliwack

Harrison Beach Hotel
Harrison Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
160 Esplanade Avenue, Box 460, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
The price is ¥9,516 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in the heart of Harrison Hot Springs, this beach aparthotel is steps from Canwest Art Gallery and Harrison Lake Beach Park. Rendall Park and Ranger Station ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (946 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. The family room was perfect for our needs. The pool was lovely! Staff and patrons were practicing Covid safety. Would love to stay at the hotel again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Harrison Beach Hotel
Bramblebank Cottages
Bramblebank Cottages
3.5 out of 5
312 Lillooet Rd, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
The price is ¥18,413 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27

Located in the heart of Harrison Hot Springs, this cottage is within a 5-minute walk of Harrison Lake Beach Park and Canwest Art Gallery. Miami Bridges Walk ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)

"Very nice place. Much better than expected. The Nest was awesome. This is great local getaway and definitely would recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Bramblebank Cottages
Harrison Lakeview Resort
Harrison Lakeview Resort
3 out of 5
298 Lillooet Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
The price is ¥17,689 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4

Situated on a lake, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Harrison Lake Beach Park, Canwest Art Gallery, and Miami Bridges Walk. Rendall Park ...

3.7/5Good! (153 reviews)

"The resort was awesome. Place was clean and spacious just like the pictures. Check-in and check-out process was easy. Customer service was excellent, would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Harrison Lakeview Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Chilliwack

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5 - Excellent 16%
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4 - Good 58%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 18%
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1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Mar 27, 2020

Unethical practices at it's best.

4/5 - Good

Caecilia

Dec 12, 2019

Lots of places to eat, nice neighbourhoods, friendly people

4/5 - Good

Ronnette

Sep 1, 2019

Nice and quiet area great for appreciating nature

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Aug 18, 2019

Lived in Chilliwack for 35 years. Is now to big for us. We like small communities.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Aug 7, 2019

Just passing through. Didn't see anything that made me want to stay. Strong farm smells in the area.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 5, 2019

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