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Festivals Unique to Victoria

Victoria is a dynamic city where you can always find something…
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Victoria With Kids

Newly weds or nearly dead, the largest population types of Victoria…
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Cheap Eats

Victoria is a city that boasts one of the highest restaurants…
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Things Victoria is the Capital of and Other Fun Facts

Victoria is a dynamic city that exploded over night from a small…
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5 Day Trips from Victoria

Although you can spend days on end exploring Victoria itself,…
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BC Parliament Buildings

The Parliament Buildings are located on the banks of the Inner…

Whale Watching in Victoria

Imagine zipping along the ocean in a zodiac when suddenly, the boat slows down. A couple hundred meters ahead, you watch the massive outline of a whale’s tail break the surface before dipping down into the depths of the ocean. Above, eagles are screeching and soaring
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Witty's Lagoon

Some might say Witty’s Lagoon is a pretty well kept secret just outside of Victoria on Metchosin Road. With a bit of sunshine finally gracing the as-of-late grey horizon, I was more than excited to take up the opportunity to explore. I was taken aback at just how beautiful the area really was! Sitting Lady Falls is easily accessed and
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5 Man-Powered Water Activities to do in Victoria

Oceanside and riddled with various freshwater features as well, Victoria is a go-to destination to experience numerous activities on the water. From exhilarating adventures to a casual float and paddle, below are 5 of the multitude of water-based activities to be found in Victoria, BC.

Top Outdoor Activities in Victoria BC

Victoria boasts temperate climates that allow for outdoor experiences nearly 365-days a year. Alongside the perfect combination of mountains, forests, oceans, lakes and beaches, it’s a safe bet that Victoria is a mecca of outdoor activities. It’s hard to not take advantage of it; the city
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Top Places to Catch Live Music in Victoria

There’s nothing like getting to know a city through its music venues and shows. Oftentimes those late nights of live music bring out a contagious vibe and side of a place you may have never experienced before. From concerts and big names to chill nights with a new local face, there are
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Jordan River

Although Tofino is notorious for being the top surfing destination in BC, Victoria has a secret: Jordan River. The other weekend the wind was up, the sun was out and the boards were waxed so there was only one thing left to do – go surfing! A quick 70km-or-so later, the car rolled to a stop next to a handful of others who were in on the
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Did you know Victoria counted 25,864,976,064 blooms in 2017 according to No wonder it's called the City of Gardens! 🌼
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A unique shot of the Parliament Building's dome lit up like diamonds on a crown. Did you know that the buildings were first adorned with the bulbs in 1897 for Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee? Now, about 3500 energy efficient light bulbs outline this prominent feature of downtown Victoria. 👑
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Sea dogs for days. What a cutie! --------------------------------------------
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Walkin the plank in sunny Sooke. --------------------------------------------
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Did you know Witty's Lagoon in Metchosin was such an emerald paradise? Maybe it's time for a weekend adventure! 🎒
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Blue sky views from Mount Doug! Where's your favourite place to get back to nature in Victoria?
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It's finally Friday! Let your feet lead you somewhere new this weekend! --------------------------------------------
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Summer sunsets on Dallas Road - just a dash of mid-week beauty to get us to the weekend!
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How many lightbulbs can you count? 💡
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