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Hiking Around Victoria BC: Popular Day Hikes

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.

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Best Places to Stay in the Western Communities, Sooke & Malahat BC

Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about some of the best places to stay in Victoria BC.

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Victoria in March 2023: Discover the Spectacular Things to See and Do

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.

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Victoria in January 2023: Discover Spectacular Things to See and Do

Everything you need to know to plan your visit to Victoria in January 2023

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Victoria City Sports Entertainment for the Whole Family

Find family friendly sports entertainment options in Victoria BC

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What To Do in Victoria BC?

If you are wondering what to do in Victoria BC, wonder no more! Find locations, tours, lessons and rentals for all the most popular activities.

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Things to do Downtown Victoria BC

Visit our vibrant, bustling city at water's edge and discover the many things to do downtown Victoria BC Canada

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Guide to Vancouver Island Essentials: Know Before You Go

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

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How to Get to Victoria BC

How to get to Victoria British Columbia and driving tips for getting around Victoria once you are here.

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Camping in Victoria BC: Find Your Wild

Camping in Victoria BC: Find RV and tent camping options located within one hour of Victoria's Inner Harbour.

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Victoria Vacations: Must See and Must Do Recreation and Entertainment

Your local guide directs you to our must see and must do entertainment and recreation activities for memorable Victoria vacations.

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5 Good Places to Walk & Explore This Weekend in Victoria BC

Tired of the same weekend routine? Get outside and discover 5 good places to walk and explore in Greater Victoria..

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Motels in Victoria BC in the Burnside-Gorge and Mayfair Neighbourhoods

Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about motels in Victoria BC in Burnside Gorge/Mayfair neighbourhoods.

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Hotels Near Victoria Airport

Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about motels and hotels near Victoria airport from a local.

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Best Hotels in Downtown Victoria

Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about the best hotels in downtown Victoria from a verified local.

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Golf Clubs in Victoria BC

With weather that enables golfers to enjoy a round nearly every day of the year, it's no wonder how popular it is here. Find all the golf clubs in Victoria BC.

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Visiting Sidney By The Sea on Vancouver Island

Spend a day discovering the quaint seaside town of Sidney by the Sea on Vancouver Island

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Private Campgrounds on Vancouver Island

Your one-stop listing of all private campgrounds on Vancouver Island.

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Camping on Vancouver Island

Your guide to camping on Vancouver Island.

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Car Camping on Vancouver Island

You don't need an RV or trailer to enjoy the great outdoors. Car camping on Vancouver is safe, fun and affordable.

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The Flowers of Butchart Gardens

Find out what's in bloom throughout the year at the spectacular Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC

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Camping at BC Provincial Parks on Vancouver Island

Find a listing of all BC Provincial Parks on Vancouver Island where you can go camping.

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Regional Park Camping on Vancouver Island

Regional parks are managed locally and offer great camping experiences throughout the island. Find regional park camping options here.

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Professional Women's Rugby Returns to Langford

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.

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Are you ready to get out on the water?

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.

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Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC: Is it Worth Your Time and Money?

Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC have been blooming for over 100 years and declared a National Historic Site and yet some people still wonder if they should go.

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Parksville BC: A Beach Getaway on Vancouver Island

With a long sandy, shallow and sheltered beach area, it's no wonder visitors flock to Parksville BC each summer

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Get Ready for Professional Rugby Victoria!

Major League Rugby plays their first ever game in British Columbia tonight in Langford! Lets all become Arrowheads for the night!

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Victoria Butterfly Gardens: Experience Tropical Beauty

Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers one of the most unique experiences for you to enjoy while visiting our beautiful city.

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Major League Rugby Game to be Played in Langford

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.

Tofino BC: Magical. Enchanting. Remote.

A magical destination so remote that is lterally at the end of the road. Tofino BC is for everyone who needs to recharge.

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Chemainus BC: Discover the Charming Seaside Town

With over 40 large murals throughout the town, the charming seaside town of Chemainus BC beckons you to come explore!

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City of Colwood Closes Gates at Esquimalt Lagoon Following Tsunami Advisory

The City of Colwood has closed the gates at either end of Ocean Boulevard along the Esquimalt Lagoon following the tsunami advisory this morning. Avoid the area until given the all clear.

Be Prepared for an Emergency: Timely Advice Following Tsunami Advisory

A tsunami advisory was issued for Vancouver Island on the morning of Saturday January 15, 2022 following a volcanic eruption near Tonga Islands. If you're travelling to Vancouver Island, it is important to be prepared for all emergencies. Learn more here.

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Victoria BC Shopping

Victoria BC Shopping: Everything You Need and Everything You Want

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Tours in Victoria BC: Find Your Thrill!

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.

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What to do in Victoria BC: Updated for 2022

What's the weather like? What should you wear? What is there to do in Victoria BC? Our handy 2022 month-by-month planner answers all those questions and more!

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Spas in Victoria BC

For the ultimate in luxurious pampering, indulge in treatments at one of the health and wellness spas in Victoria BC.

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Greater Victoria Breweries, Distilleries and Cideries

Find Greater Victoria breweries, distilleries and cideries

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Whale Watching in Victoria BC | Must Be Victoria

Whale Watching in Victoria - an essential West Coast bucket list item. Everything you need to know to choose the right tour!

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Victoria Tourist Attractions - 16 Must Sees | Must Be Victoria

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.

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Victoria Performing Arts and Culture

The Victoria performing arts and culture scene offers a diverse range live performances for everyone.

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Relaxing Things for Couples to do in Victoria BC

Find relaxing things for couples to do in one of the most romantic cities in Canada.

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Kite boarding in Victoria BC and Southern Vancouver Island

Kite boarding Victoria BC: Find the best spots and where to get gear or lessons. Plan your kite boarding adventure today!

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8 Fun Things for Kids to Do in Victoria BC | Must Be Victoria

Keep the kids entertained with these fun things for kids to do on your family vacation in Victoria BC

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French Beach: A Victoria Day Trip | Must Be Victoria

French Beach Provincial Park: A easy day trip from Victoria that is worth including in your itinerary.

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Esquimalt Lagoon: Discover the Beach Art! | Must Be Victoria

Discover an impressive array of beach art at Esquimalt Lagoon

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Dallas Road Waterfront Trail: Our beauty will take your breath away

The picturesque Dallas Road waterfront trail comprises several kilometres of Pacific Ocean beauty. Come experience for yourself!

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City of Langford: Live, Work and Play | Must Be Victoria

How the City of Langford won me over to become one of my favourite places to enjoy nature, dine and shop.

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  1. Hiking Around Victoria BC: Popular Day Hikes

    Jan 04, 23 03:26 PM

    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.

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  2. Best Places to Stay in the Western Communities, Sooke & Malahat BC

    Dec 16, 22 03:23 PM

    Don’t risk being disappointed with your accommodations. Get unbiased and trusted information about some of the best places to stay in Victoria BC.

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  3. Victoria in March 2023: Discover the Spectacular Things to See and Do

    Dec 12, 22 03:44 PM

    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.

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