Nothing beats biking Stanley Park (and around False Creek) on a sunny Vancouver day! Discover beaches, historic totems and beautiful views (plus a public market and craft brewery at Granville Island).
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We’re tried-and-true Canadians, and we know the country well, especially Alberta and British Columbia (BC) in the western part of Canada.
Quick Canada information:
Location: Located in the continent of North America, Canada covers 3,855,103 sq. miles (9,984,670 sq. km) – it’s a big country, 41 times bigger than the United Kingdom
Population: 37.7 million (only about .5% of the total world population)
Language: English and French
Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
Capital city: Ottawa
Other major cities: Vancouver and Toronto
Parks: 48 national parks (see these best Canadian national parks for nature lovers)
Canada trip planning:
Discover the most beautiful, unique and best places to go in Canada – see this list of 37 epic destinations to put on your Canada bucket list!
Find helpful flight, hotel booking and other tips in our Resources guide.
Check out these top places in Canada to visit:
- Alberta (including Jasper)
- Gulf Islands
- BC’s Okanagan Valley
- Ontario (including Toronto)
- Vancouver Island (including Victoria)
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Are you wondering how to get to Victoria, BC? There are 7 main ways. You can take the ferry to Victoria from Seattle or Vancouver. Or you can take a seaplane to Victoria. Get the details here!
From hiking to Edith Cavell Meadows and riding the Skytram to spotting elk, there are oodles of fun things to do in Jasper National Park!
Beachcombing on Rathtrevor Beach is great. But there are other super fun things to do in Parksville and Qualicum Beach too. Explore Horne Lake Caves. See the goats on the roof in Coombs. And more!
Dubbed the “City of Gardens,” Victoria blooms with colorful flowers and show-stopping gardens. Even in November, hanging baskets of pansies brighten the city’s picturesque Inner Harbor.
We have great restaurants, parks (can you say Butchart Gardens?) and awesome attractions. Check out our insider guide to the best things to do in Victoria, BC!
Bad weather means storm watching in Tofino! Grab your rain slicker, and come discover the best beaches and storm lodges for watching the wicked winter waves.
Where to stay in Victoria, BC? We live in the city! See our reviews of the 10 best luxury B&Bs and hotels in Victoria, BC. We’ve stayed at or inspected all of them.