Port Coquitlam is situated on the Lougheed Highway (Highway 7), about 30-45 minutes from downtown Vancouver. It is also part of the Translink regional bus system and is serviced by route #159, which connects with Braid Skytrain station in New Westminster, and route #160, which provides a direct connection to downtown Vancouver via Coquitlam and Port Moody.
Lougheed Highway is the main road, roughly running through the middle of the city going east to west. There are a number of community bus routes that connect with the #159 and #160 at Port Coquitlam Centre and the Port Coquitlam West Coast Express station.
Colony Farm Regional Park, Colony Farm Rd (main entrance and parking is at the end of Colony Farm Rd), ☎ 604 520-6442. Open during the day, closes at dusk. Popular spot with 8.5 km of trails and opportunities for birdwatching. An estimated 150 species of birds are in the park.edit
Traboulay PoCo Trail. A 25km walking and cycling trail that circles the city. It is mostly flat and has varied scenery: along the river, downtown and residential areas. A guide is available from the city's website.edit
Gillnetter Pub, 1864 Argue St, ☎ 604 941-5599, . Pub with a patio that looks over the Pitt River or you can catch the game on one of the TVs. Crowd is more of a mellow middle aged group. The food is average but the daily specials are good value.Mains $9-19. edit
Poco Inn & Suites, 1545 Lougheed Highway, ☎ 1-800-930-2235 (toll-free) or +1 604 941-6216, . 99 guestrooms, including 23 suites and a few rooms with special themes like Romeo & Juliet, Deserted Island and Back to the 50s. Rooms come standard with fridge, microwave and complimentary high-speed internet.$160 and up in high season. edit
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