Incredible beaches, forests. Native art, museums, Butchart Gardens, quaint Victoria, etc.
Mild marine climate, beautiful city-Victoria and Vancouver. Whale watching, golf, hiking, daytrips, outdoor concerts, water and trees everywhere, wild west coast, excellent restaraunts
So much to see. Buchart Gardens, many museums and galleries. So much nature. Old growth forests. Walks by the ocean. Post card perfect!
Explore the seashore, downtown, visit extra-ordinary gardens (not just Butchart Gardens!) go birding and hiking in the many parks, both in and around Victoria. A great wandering about city.
sea kayaking almost anywhere (rentals easily available), cycling around the waterfront & through interesting neighbourhoods, visiting Gulf Islands, local foods and crafts at farmers' markets, lots of touristy activities and tourist/people watching & encounters, miscellaneous local festivals, several good brew pubs