Convenience is a huge draw for residents of Meadowbrook, with restaurants, Coquitlam Centre mall, Superstore, BC Liquor store, and bars all within a 5 minute drive or less. With such easy access to the highway, you can also venture out to neighbouring cities such as Burnaby, New Westminster, or if you’re interested in going further, Vancouver. As it is on the east side of Coquitlam, residents of Meadowbrook are also able to enjoy all of the perks of Port Coquitlam and their businesses as well. The main area that most Meadowbrook residents visit in Port Coquitlam is the Shaughnessy strip, where there are a number of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, grocery stores, and independent businesses. In the area is also Gates Park, which runs along the Coquitlam River and features an outdoor playground, walking and biking trails, and sports fields.