"Steveston, BC - Historic Fishing Village" Top 5 Page for this destination Steveston by frankcanfly

Steveston Travel Guide: 122 reviews and 305 photos

Located about 25 minutes south of central Vancouver, this small village has appeal for someone like me, who seeks to find heritage and history information.

Since the decline of the Newfoundland and Nova Scotian fisheries, this is now Canada's largest commercial fishery. You'll find Canneries and Shipyards here, and a kitschy downtown and waterfront area.

If it weren't for VT, and of course, Robyn (Carmanah), I may have missed visiting this tiny village.

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  • In a nutshell:Go here for the history and kitsch
  • Last visit to Steveston: Sep 2003
  • Intro Updated Sep 17, 2003
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  • spitball's Profile Photo
    May 7, 2006 at 11:12 AM

    Hey Frank, nice to see you made it to one of my favorite locations in the Vancouver area.

  • JasmindaKA's Profile Photo
    Oct 26, 2004 at 7:02 PM

    I just might divert to this little destination duriing my trip to this area. Cute town. Thanks.

  • Aug 16, 2004 at 6:40 PM

    Nice page, Frank - what possessed you to visit Steveston??

  • Carmanah's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2004 at 11:47 PM

    Frank, I can't believe you were a 2 minute walk away from my house and I had no clue! I worked at that whale watch company all summer! Glad you got to see Steveston! :D

  • Canadienne's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2003 at 6:28 AM

    Lovely photos ~ it looks like such a quaint area.


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