Steveston Heritage Fishing Village, Richmond

4.7
The historic Steveston Heritage Fishing Village was once nicknamed "Salmonopolis" for its 45 canneries and huge salmon production. Now, it’'s a beautiful and picturesque old town, in which one can explore shops peddling an array of goods, from handcrafted trinkets by local artists to fresh produce at the local farmer's market. If you fancy absorbing the rich history of the township, there are plenty of sights to see, including one of the remaining canneries, the shipyard, and the museum. As well all this, you can try a huge range of recreational activities, from bicycle rental to whale-watching out on the open ocean. With our world travel planner, Richmond attractions like Steveston Heritage Fishing Village can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • After lunch, we went for a walk along the pier and went through all the little cabins that explained the history of Stevenson's fishing and canning industries. It's like a village museum rather than t...  more »
  • This is a great place to walk around and imagine what it was like to live in a small fishing village in the early 1900's. The town had numerous canneries so make sure you take time to read the plaques...  more »
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