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Easily accessible from Vancouver via a short ferry ride, Victoria is one of the best cities in Canada. Small and compact, this old-fashioned town has everything within walking distance, including a picturesque waterfront that’s lined with bohemian shops, Victorian homes, and seafood restaurants. Afternoon tea at the looming Empress Hotel is a local tradition, as are the lively pubs and craft breweries below. Perfect for escaping the mayhem of the mainland, Victoria maintains its own laid-back holiday atmosphere throughout the year.

braedentg 4 years ago

Obviously, you've got to make a stop in the Capital City of British Columbia. You could spend days here- treating yourself to all the great Happy Hours or sampling a plethora of artisanal craft beers from some of the best breweries, but don't get sidetracked. Grab a tall-as-the barn sandwich from Red Barn Farmer's market, stock up on some snacks for the trip, and get on Highway 1.

the.vagrant.optimist 2 years ago

Victoria, British Columbia is one of the top-rated cities in Canada. Located on Vancouver Island, the city is known for its beautiful gardens, historic architecture, and stunning waterfront views. Visitors can explore the city by foot, bike, or even horse-drawn carriage, taking in the numerous museums, galleries, and restaurants that make Victoria a must-visit destination. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, Victoria has something for everyone.

seeker 3 months ago

My favorite city in Canada. That's why I live here. It's just the right size, with a supportive arts community, a booming tech industry, and natural getaways to water or woods in every direction. Cost of living is pretty high and the nightlife is nothing like Vancouver, but Victoria is an ideal place to spend a week of self-care before exploring the rest of Vancouver Island.

the.vagrant.optimist 2 years ago

Victoria is a must see on your tour of Vancouver Island. Charming architecture around every turn. I strongly recommend taking a pedicab ride through the city. It is a real hoot!

chiefseeker 3 years ago

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