Travel News

10 AWESOME Things to Do in Victoria, Canada (2023 Guide)

10 AWESOME Things to Do in Victoria, Canada (2023 Guide)

There is no shortage of things to do in Victoria, British Colombia on the west coast of Canada. It is a dream destination for many travellers – and with good reason!

Located on the most western edge of Canada on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria BC offers a temperate climate, a large variety of things to do and see and the friendly hospitality for which Canadians are famous.

As a small city with a population of fewer than 100,000 people, Victoria is easy to navigate yet still offers a lot of the amenities you’ll find in larger cities. 

Getting to Victoria BC on Vancouver Island is easy and there are a few ways to do it. 

If you’re staying in Vancouver, you can take one of the beautiful BC Ferries from Vancouver. 

Or you can fly directly to Victoria from a number of Canadian & American cites on a variety of airlines.  My favourite way to get to Victoria is via seaplane from Vancouver on Harbour Air.

You can also take the Victoria Clipper from downtown Seattle directly to Victoria.

However you get there, expect to find plenty of great things to do in Victoria, British Columbia!

READ MORE: Check out our legendary guide to travelling in Canada!

The Best Things to Do in Victoria BC, Canada

Victoria BC is famously beautiful, especially in the Spring and Summer. 

The Inner Harbour is the heart of downtown and is a lively place to spend some time. The Johnson Street Bridge is a particularly scenic spot for setting up your tripod or selfie stick and take some gorgeous photos. 

Most of the top tourist attractions mentioned will center around the Inner Harbour. You can walk to most of them in a day or two of sightseeing in the Victoria town center.

Or you can ride the Victoria Harbour Ferry through town to get around via water. These harbour ferry boat tours are a fun way to travel through the city.

The city was named after Queen Victoria in 1868, and is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest so there is lots of history, art, and culture to see here.

But the entire Vancouver Island is stunning, and there are some great day trips to take from Victoria as well. Enjoy your stay on the west coast of Canada and try some of these fun activities.

1) Admire the Architecture at the British Columbia Parliament Buildings

Directly behind the Inner Harbour, you’ll see one of the many examples of Victorian architecture for which Victoria is deservedly famous. 

The Parliament Buildings are home to British Columbia’s…

Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at NOMADasaurus…