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Ross Durrance Rd, Highlands, BC V9E 2A3, Canada
Gowlland Tod is a sprawling, beautiful park located in the British Columbia Highlands, close to Goldstream Provincial Park and Bear Mountain, with great stretches of the park overlooking the stunning Saanich Inlet. Hiking, trekking, walking,...
1910 Sooke Rd, Victoria, BC V9B 1V7, Canada
See what the locals are drinking over at this cute cafe, which serves up coffee made with Drumroaster beans, which are roasted right on Vancouver Island. Great cookies and other baked goods along with tasty sandwiches make this a Colwood local’s...
1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, BC V8S 1H2, Canada
Drive a little beyond the center of Victoria to Oak Bay to enjoy this horticultural gem. Discover the romantic secret garden—known as "the garden that love built"—that Prince and Princess Abkhazi began creating in 1946. Fantastic to photograph...
941 Langford Pkwy, Victoria, BC V9B 0A5, Canada
Yes, it's a burger restaurant, but it's so very different from your usual run-of-the-mill chains. White Spot is a B.C. institution thanks to its kid-friendly Pirate Pak meals, where the food arrives served in a pirate boat. There is plenty to...
2955 Phipps Rd #131, Victoria, BC V9B 0J9, Canada
The Noodle Box started life as a street cart in Victoria and now has eight restaurants on the island alone. The never-fail lunch spot has everything from gluten-free noodle to ghost chillis laced boxes and chilled glasses of mead.
Mount Finlayson, Langford, BC V9B 0A4, Canada
You’ll need up to three hours to hike this popular ascent located less than half an hour from downtown Victoria. Starting from a canopy of Cedars and Douglas Firs, push hard to the lookout south of Bear Mountain. Not recommended for children, it’s...
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