The Must Be Victoria blog shares with you all I love about Victoria and Vancouver Island: our latest articles, the breathtaking places of our pacific paradise, travel advice and essential information you need for planning your next West Coast adventure.
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Your one-stop listing of all private campgrounds on Vancouver Island.
Among the city's most iconic dishes is the classic British staple of fish and chips. Discover some of the best fish and chips in Victoria BC
Be prepared before you go in the wilderness with our backcountry first aid kit list.
We explore the history of Victoria BC, from its Indigenous roots to its present-day status as a vibrant and bustling city.
If you're visiting Victoria in June 2023, you've probably got questions like what to pack, what to do, what the weather is like and more. We can help!
For the quintessential British experience, look no further than one of these tea rooms in Victoria BC for afternoon tea.
On vacation with the kids? Find family friendly things to do in Victoria BC
Vacationing with kids can be fun when there is lots to see and do. Find 14 kid friendly things to do in Victoria BC
Discover all the best Victoria restaurants and pubs for everyone in your party - even the picky ones!
Whether you're looking for a cozy cafe, a trendy bistro, or a classic diner, you'll find plenty of options for the best breakfast in Victoria BC.
Understanding the dangers and what to do when you encounter the wildlife of Vancouver Island.
Discover 10 of the best waterfalls on Vancouver Island
Whether you want a luxury excursion in a private vehicle or Hop On Hop Off Bus trip, we can help you find the best tours in Victoria BC for your budget and interests.
With a long sandy, shallow and sheltered beach area, it's no wonder visitors flock to Parksville BC each summer
Spend a day discovering the quaint seaside town of Sidney by the Sea on Vancouver Island
Your guide to camping on Vancouver Island.
Come discover the oldest pub in British Columbia and the rest of the pubs in Victoria.
With so many restaurants how do you choose? We've narrowed it down to 55 of the best restaurants in Victoria BC that locals and visitors can't get enough of!
If you're looking for the best wings in Victoria BC, look no further. Our guide lists the best of the best!
Do panoramic views of the city, ocean or mountains sound appealing? Look no further than our list of restaurants in Victoria BC with a view dining guide.
Many food trucks in Victoria feature local produce, meat, dairy and breads. Made fresh daily - come discover the best in the city!
Discover Victoria art galleries and museums exhibiting everything from Canadian historical art & artifacts to indigenous art and everything in between.
Explore the diversity, character and charm of the Greater Victoria neighbourhoods and communities
Hiking around Victoria BC is one of the best ways to enjoy the spectacular beauty of Southern Vancouver Island. Discover some of the most popular day hikes.
If you are wondering what to do in Victoria for outdoor activities and recreation, wonder no more! Our comprehensive guide will help you find all the spectacular things to do outside.
If you want to experience our beautiful coastal town, you simply must get out to see as many of these Victoria tourist attractions as possible.
How to get to Victoria British Columbia and driving tips for getting around Victoria once you are here.
Your one stop travel guide to Victoria in March 2023 with tips on what to wear, foods that are in season and things to do.
Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about some of the best places to stay in Victoria BC.
Everything you need to know to plan your visit to Victoria in January 2023
Find family friendly sports entertainment options in Victoria BC
From nice to know, to need to know, our handy guide to Vancouver Island essentials will help you make the most out of your vacation
Camping in Victoria BC: Find RV and tent camping options located within one hour of Victoria's Inner Harbour.
Your local guide directs you to our must see and must do entertainment and recreation activities for memorable Victoria vacations.
Tired of the same weekend routine? Get outside and discover 5 good places to walk and explore in Greater Victoria..
Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about motels in Victoria BC in Burnside Gorge/Mayfair neighbourhoods.
Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about motels and hotels near Victoria airport from a local.
Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about the best hotels in downtown Victoria from a verified local.
You don't need an RV or trailer to enjoy the great outdoors. Car camping on Vancouver is safe, fun and affordable.
Find out what's in bloom throughout the year at the spectacular Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC
Find a listing of all BC Provincial Parks on Vancouver Island where you can go camping.
Regional parks are managed locally and offer great camping experiences throughout the island. Find regional park camping options here.
One of the most thrilling weekends in sport returns to Starlight Stadium this weekend with the HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens Rugby Tournament. Tickets still available. Click on the link to see what else is happening in Victoria in April.
The BC Boat Show returns to Port Sidney Marina from May 12-15, 2022. Click on the link to find out what else is happening in Victoria in May.
Major League Rugby plays their first ever game in British Columbia tonight in Langford! Lets all become Arrowheads for the night!
The Toronto Arrows, Canada's only major league rugby team will play a "home" game at Starlight Stadium in Langford on Feb 11, 2022. I hope they're ready for a raucous crowd - folks out here are avid fans! It's going to be an electrifying evening.
A magical destination so remote that is lterally at the end of the road. Tofino BC is for everyone who needs to recharge.
With over 40 large murals throughout the town, the charming seaside town of Chemainus BC beckons you to come explore!
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