Victoria Travel & Tourism Information

FoundLocally gives you all the travel information for Greater Victoria, including city and area tourist attractions, hotels and accommodations, city maps, as well as get-away travel from Vancouver Island. Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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Here are some of the communities along the Trans Canada Highway:

Sidney, BC travel informationSidney, BC travel information

BC: The town is the largest town on the Saanich Peninsula and is 2 kilometres south of Swartz Bay on the eastern shore of the Saanich Penins

Nananimo, BC travel informationNananimo, BC travel information

BC: Nanaimo is Vancouver islandís second biggest city, with two dozen parks nestled around two harbours, and a beautiful waterfront.

Brentwood, BC Travel InformationBrentwood, BC Travel Information

BC: This village at the foot of Brentwood Bay features a ferry to Mill Bay and the ever-popular Butchart Gardens.

Sooke, BC Travel InformationSooke, BC Travel Information

BC: This is western Canada^s southernmost harbour, protected from the ocean seas by narrow Whiffin Spit.

New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Rating & Reviews

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Travel News

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Victoria Savings

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Victoria Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Victoria area:

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view listing for Cartref B&BAccommodationCartref B&B

On sunny landscaped acreage with ocean views overlooking Sidney. Private bathroom, sitting room with VCR/TV. Full breakfast in conservatory ro terrace. CP 2 days

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view listing for Fairmont Hotels The EmpressAccommodationFairmont Hotels The Empress

Overlooking the Inner Harbour, with 460 units including the Entree Gold Floor. Full health club, fine dining, high tea, attached to conference centre. CP 7 days.

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view listing for Cherry Bend MotelAccommodationCherry Bend Motel

Family owned & operated. Centrally located in country/garden setting. Some kitchenettes. Close to Beaver/Elk Lakes, Cordova Bay beach, Commonwealth Pool. CP 3 days.

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view listing for Tir na Nog by The Sea BnbAccommodationTir na Nog by The Sea Bnb

Nestled among the ancient rainforest trees of East Sooke with ocean and forest views from the sunroom, living room, dining room, or from our expansive deck. Pampering with fresh cut flowers, gourmet food, candlelight, wine & evening Celtic concert

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view listing for Cedarwood InnAccommodationCedarwood Inn

Set among award-winning gardens in a quiet, residential area of Sidney-By-The-Sea, the Cedarwood provides waterfront accommodation with a difference.

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Victoria Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Carberry Gardens Bed and Breakfast,AttractionCarberry Gardens Bed and Breakfast,

Bed and Breakfast near downtown victoria on a quiet tree-lined lane.

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view listing for Category 12 BrewingAttractionCategory 12 Brewing

Category 12's head brewer and founder, Michael Kuzyk, has been brewing beer for nearly 20 years and has his doctorate in microbiology and biochemistry from UVic.

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view listing for Blenkinsop Valley Golf CentreAttractionBlenkinsop Valley Golf Centre

Two level driving range, a pro shop, a snack shop, as well as a family friendly mini-golf course.

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view listing for Island Spirits DistilleryAttractionIsland Spirits Distillery

We have a history of experimental distillation spanning many decades. We got together to pool knowledge and experience about seven years ago. This fuelled some innovative new processes and some friendly rivalry.

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view listing for Forbidden Brewing Co.†AttractionForbidden Brewing Co.†

Forbidden Brewing Co. is open! Wednesday through Sunday, noon to lateat the Westerly Hotel in Courtenay! Award winning Forbidden Pale Ale , IPA, Stout, Saison, Also Lone Tree Cider and Hoyne Pilsner, all on tap.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Gateway StationTravel ServiceGateway Station

This station ( Expo line) serves Whalley Athletic Park, the residential and retail areas of north Surrey

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view listing for Main Street-Science World Station Travel ServiceMain Street-Science World Station

This station (Millenium Line & Expo Line) serves Science World, the Pacific Central Station (intercity bus and rail station), and the foot of False Creek.

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view listing for Otter Cove CottageTravel ServiceOtter Cove Cottage

Oceanfront cottage wtih kitchen, TV/VCR, breakfast supplies, hot tub,private beach. Lage family suite. Smoking outside only; pets on approval.

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view listing for Avis Rent A CarTravel ServiceAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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view listing for YVR 3 Station Travel ServiceYVR 3 Station

This station (Canada line) serves Freight/Commercial Terminal of YVR Vancouver International Airport

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Travel Information & Links

Victoria Intown Attractions

Horse-drawn carriage rides of Victoria depart from beside the BC Legislature

There is lots to see and do around Victoria in the city. Take a tour of the city's shoreline, either from land or by boat. You can visit a museums, lots of parks and waterfront greenspace, and activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.


Nearby Vancouver Island Towns & Attractions

Shoreline along Beach Drive, in Oak Bay

Victoria is a semi-urban region with a number of other municipalities and communities. To the east of downtown is the community of Oak Bay, to the west, across the Inner Harbour is Esquimalt. A little further west are View Royal, Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, and finally the pretty waterfront community of Sooke. You can also head up the Saanich Peninsula, through Saanich, past Elk Lake to Central Saanich, the community of Brentwookd Bay (home to the famous Butchart Gardens), and further north to North Saanich and Sidney.


Victoria Accommodation

Fairmont Empress Hotel

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.


Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway.

To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world.

Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".

  • Sustainable Accomodation
  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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