Victoria Travel Guide–The West Coast Experience (2014 Edition)
This guide is your essential 2014 planning and trip tool for must see and do activities in Victoria from marine adventures to afternoon tea. Known as The City of Gardens, Victoria’s old world charm and combination of great food, activities and people make Victoria a premier destination among travelers worldwide.
***Newly edited and updated with even more information on new activities, attractions and restaurants for 2014.***
Delivered in convenient eBook format, perfect for computers, tablets, iPhones and smart phones, this guide is packed with information on Victoria including:
• Interesting attractions you won’t want to miss.
• Tips for choosing the best whale watching, fishing, and marine adventure.
• Best beaches.
• Best restaurants with links to menus.
• Tips on choosing the best accommodations.
• Best gardens, both free and paid admission.
• Where to experience afternoon tea.
• Favorite children’s activities.
• Memorable walking, hiking, cycling and driving routes.
• Music festivals, art and theatre.
• Shopping areas and gift ideas.
• Most interesting ways to get here.
• Driving instructions to all attractions.
Plus get your exclusive bonus discount on a marine adventure.
Know Victoria Like A Local
Colorful photos, directions and descriptions guide you around Victoria while providing historical background to the places and people that have made Victoria such a great city. Packed with information and links to all recommended attractions you have current maps, restaurant menus, directions and contact information at your fingertips.
Turn the pages and discover:
• Must know information before visiting Butchart Gardens.
• Where to go for the best soft serve ice cream or fish and chips.
• The best spot to spend a rainy day.
• Where to get free WiFi.
• The history of Victoria from the first explorers to the present day.
• What are the best children’s activities.
• Fun facts: Why do we call it Fort Street and what was Bastion square?
• Fun facts: What was the purpose of the beacons for which Beacon Hill Park was named?
For the price of a nice cup of coffee you can enjoy this guide in your own home as a planning tool. During your trip, access all the supporting information in your hotel or on the go at one of Victoria’s many free WiFi spots located throughout the city.
The author Shepherd Stewart grew up in Victoria and has spent the better part of his life working and playing on Vancouver Island. These local roots give him a unique perspective on this great city and the inside scoop on what to see and do in 2014.