Surrey is a city in British Columbia situated just north of the border of the United States, thirty miles south of Vancouver. This integrative municipality embraces all aspects of Canadian life including an emphasis on greenery, cultural appreciation, and touristic appeal with a plentiful provision of sporting and historic exhibitions.
Things to do in Surrey include strolling through the beautiful Peace Arch Provincial Park, viewing galleries at the Surrey Arts Centre, and relishing the views along scenic Crescent Beach. Tourists also enjoy golfing and admiring the architectural wonder of Port Mann Bridge. Other notable places of interest include the Urban Safari Rescue Society, the Surrey Museum, and Redwood Park.
Surrey is bisected by many railways including the Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway, BNSF Railway, and Southern Railway of British Columbia. Public transit is fuelled primarily by TransLink with four primary stations, including Scott Road, Gateway, Surrey Central, and King George. Three international airports are located within a half hour drive from Surrey.
The area was first inhabited by aboriginal groups consistent with the surrounding regions and cherished for its provision of natural resources. Surrey began experiencing its most drastic economic growth in the 1980s due to a major influx of residential population.