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Victoria BC Travel Guide. A feature length travel guide that will give you the inside scoop on how to get the most out of your trip to Victoria BC. Featuring:
Victoria BC Canada is the capital city situated on the west coast of Canada in the province of British Columbia. The city is on the largest island (Vancouver Island) on the west coast of North America.
The Songhees first nation were the original inhabitants of Victoria BC. In 1778 Captain James Cook was the first European to arrive. 1843 Sir James Douglas established Fort Victoria as a Hudson's Bay Company trading post named after Queen Victoria. When the Cariboo gold rush began in 1858, Victoria BC being the only port of entry on the west coast, turned this small outpost into a bustling city.
Today Victoria BC is a moderate size city with approximately 325,000 inhabitants. Every year Victoria sees 3 million visitors pass through enjoying everything she has to offer. Come and see the worlds most incredible gardens, have a romantic getaway, go skiing then play golf and go sailing all in the same day, walk through an ancient west coast rain forest, go whale watching, tour a Victorian era castle, impressive array of museums and galleries, hike the west coast trail, spas galore, world class shopping, sip some wine, relax and clear your mind, leave your worries behind. Leave a new and reinvigorated person.
Victoria BC Canada is a place that has a lot to offer, general Victoria BC Tourism traps are kept to a bare minimum, you will find our attractions to be unique, impressive and nothing like you will ever experience anywhere else. You'll have room to breathe and enjoy an inclusive experiences.
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Kids Activities Victoria BC. Wondering how to make the best out of Victoria for your kids? Check out our article on all the best attractions that appeal to the young and young at heart.
The Butchart Gardens. There are only few other attractions in the world that can match the class and sophistication and NONE other that can match its beauty. Many visitors declare, “It's like walking through the most fantastic dream you have ever had!”
Victoria BC Hotels Inner Harbour. The inner harbour in Victoria BC is so desirable because of the close proximity of many attractions. It’s also a good starting point for getting transportation to points of interest further out of town...
Whether you are interested in visiting our world famous Butchart Gardens, staying in our lavish Fairmont Empress Hotel, touring the Royal BC Museum and Parliament Buildings, taking a marine adventure tour, Whale Watching or just enjoying the harbour and the many unique shops and attractions that line our streets. You can be rest assured that we pride ourselves on providing you useful information from our service and attraction directories as well as a handy Victoria BC Travel Guide that will help you plan your vacation down to the smallest detail.