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 island’s 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.

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 Admiral HotelAccommodationAdmiral Hotel

32 rooms & suites with balconies overlooking Inner harbour and US Ferries, optional kitchenette, complimentary breakfast. Samll pets $10/night; SP 48 hours.

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view listing for Best Western Plus Chemainus HotelAccommodationBest Western Plus Chemainus Hotel

Looking for a Best Western in Chemainus, BC? Stay at the Best Western Plus Pet Friendly Hotel, Chemainus, Canada.

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view listing for Huntington ManorAccommodationHuntington Manor

The Huntingdon is a short walk into downtown and directly across the street from the Coho and Victoria Clipper ferries. 115 non-smoking guest rooms. Corporate rooms, bi-level gallery suites, pet-friendly room

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view listing for Downtown Furnished RentalsAccommodationDowntown Furnished Rentals

Great Accommodations in the Best Locations. Victoria, BC.Excellent resource for visitors and executive short term furnished rentals.

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view listing for Pauls Motor InnAccommodationPauls Motor Inn

Our Motor Inn has 77 rooms, 1500 square feet of meeting space, and a popular diner locally known for it's home-style cooking. Guestrooms are divided into two main categories: city and courtyard rooms

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Victoria Attractions

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

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view listing for Vancouver Island Brewing Co.AttractionVancouver Island Brewing Co.

From humble beginnings in a small warehouse in Central Saanich in 1984 we began by handcrafting a small selection of draught only products for pub customers on Vancouver Island.

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view listing for Ambersand Distilling Co.AttractionAmbersand Distilling Co.

Though trained as engineers, father-son duo Stephen and Jeremy Schacht have used their knowledge of science and traditional distilling techniques to create a hand crafted distillery where they can make hand crafted spirits.

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view listing for Cowichan Bay Kayak and OutfittersAttractionCowichan Bay Kayak and Outfitters

Kayak tours, rentals and lessons for individuals & groups of all sizes. Daily tours explore Cowichan Bay to see the seals, otters, bald eagles and great blue herons that make this area home. A truly unforgettable experience. No experience necessary!

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view listing for Glenterra VineyardAttractionGlenterra Vineyard

Our winemaking emphasizes a minimalist & natural approach, no enzymes used at crush, indigenous yeast fermentation, no anima-based fining products (vegan friendly) and minimal use of sulphites.Thistles Café for private functions & catering.

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view listing for Saturna Island Family Estate WineryAttractionSaturna Island Family Estate Winery

A new winery on one of the Gulf Islands, near Victoria. With splendid natural landscape setting and a restaurant and lodging facilities.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Dalewood Inn (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceDalewood Inn (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for National Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car & Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for Point No PointTravel ServicePoint No Point

Choose from 25 cabins at Point No Point Resort, all with kitchens, fireplaces and stunning ocean views. Our more rustic cabins were built in the 50s and though we have updated them for comfort. Pets on approval. Cancellation policy 14 days.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rentals

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for Granville Station Travel ServiceGranville Station

This station (Millenium Line & Expo Line) in downtown serves The Bay store and Granville Mall shopping area, in downtown Vancouver

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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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