The following posts are our favorite things to do and places to go in and around Victoria.
When you’re traveling, sometimes you have a limited amount of time – so you want to pick the best the area has to offer. That’s my goal here … but these are only our opinions. If you want more ideas of what to do and see, check the ‘What to Do’ section where I list many, many more options.
Each post has links to larger articles with more information and maps. I’ll be constantly up-dating this page so keep checking in for more of our favorite things!
RAILWAY TRESTLES AROUND VICTORIA, BC
Exploring Victoria's Abandoned Railway Trestles We are very fortunate in Victoria and on Vancouver Island, that many of the old railway lines have been preserved and converted into amazing biking and walking paths. As well
TRAIN RIDES AT HERITAGE ACRES
Riding the Rails with the Vancouver Island Model Engineers One of Victoria’s least known attractions is the miniature railway run by the Vancouver Island Model Engineers or VIME located at the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society’s
FORT RODD HILL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
The history of the fortification of Victoria, BC goes all the way back to 1878 when the first muzzle loading batteries were built to defend Victoria and the Esquimalt Naval Base by the Royal Navy.
5 BEST OVERVIEWS OF VICTORIA
Victoria is a beautiful place and walking or driving around can certainly give you a flavor of the city. But sometimes it's nice to get up high and get a larger view! Here's some spots
5 BEST HISTORICAL SITES IN VICTORIA
If you're a history buff ... or if you're simply interested in the heritage aspects of a place, here's some of our most interesting and entertaining locations: Craigdarroch Castle Location: 1050 Joan Crescent, Victoria, BC
5 GREAT GARDENS AROUND VICTORIA
If you love flowers & gardens of all types ... you've come to the right place! No one loves their flowers more than the people of Victoria, BC. Due to it's mild climate you can
5 BEST WALKS IN DOWNTOWN VICTORIA
Victoria, BC is a walking paradise. There are so many great walks and so many interesting things to see, but here are my 5 picks for downtown Victoria. There are many more - see the
5 BEST BEACHES IN VICTORIA
I'll admit it ... good beaches are fairly subjective. Everyone has a different idea of what constitutes a 'perfect beach'. For me ... it's anywhere without a lot of other people. I don't really mind