Things To Do

Get ready to be overwhelmed by beauty and enchantment. The Butchart Gardens are preparing to explode with twinkling lights again this year and tickets are officially on sale. 

Located near Victoria, B.C. this wonder is absolutely iconic and it simply isn't Christmas until you've explored it for yourself.

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Why drive to the bar, when it can come to you?

There is a new mobile pub in Victoria, and it feels like a trip to Dublin.

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For the best place to see the fall colours in all their glory, you need to visit the Elk Falls Suspension Bridge in B.C.

You can find it on Vancouver Island, a 3 hour and 15-minute road trip from Victoria.

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Imagine a place where you can adventure to see the most stunning coastal lookouts in the province. Instead of doing a full, multiday trek, you can skip all the work and go straight to one of the best parts. There's a magical B.C. hiking trail that crosses a suspension bridge and leads you down to two beaches.

On the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, you can find the famous Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. The challenging 47-kilometre trek takes multiple days to complete, but thankfully you can do a small section for a quick day trip.

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The only good thing about summer starting to wrap up are the Sunflowers — close to Victoria, there's a golden patch you have to see ASAP.

The Saanichton Corn Maze & Sunflower Walk is less than 30 minutes from Victoria between the city and Swartz Bay — it makes a great addition to any Island road trip since it's so close to the ferries. 

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Canada is obsessed with hockey. Nowhere is this more clear than the backyard palace of Kenn Shaw, a.k.a the "Ultimate Hockey Fan Cave." Looking like a cross between a sports bar, and a tricked out man cave — this place is a Canadian's dream come true.

Shaw and his friend and business partner Jordie Oberg were kind enough to invite me on an exclusive tour of their glorious creation, so I bussed down to Shaw's home in Victoria, B.C.

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Are we there yet? If you are someone who gets bored on long forest treks, then we have a hike for you. It only takes a 10-minute walk to reach this hidden waterfall on Vancouver Island.

Trent River Falls is a quick adventure on Vancouver Island that is perfect for a pit stop to stretch your legs. It is three hours from Victoria, near Cumberland.

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You won't believe your eyes. Have you already blown your budget and find yourself looking for cheap things to do? If so, then you should make plans to discover this magical place. Vancouver Island's hidden potholes are a surreal sight worth seeing this summer.

Cumberland is one of the best-kept secrets on Vancouver Island

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This will be the steamiest ride of your life. Did you know that you can rent hot tub boats in B.C.? It is a unique experience, unlike anything you've done before. Grab your swimsuit because it is time to have the ultimate floating party this summer.

Hot Tub Boat Victoria told Narcity that you "have a totally different view of the surroundings because the boat is at water level, it's like a hot infinity pool."

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