Ready for beaches, festivals, fine art and great food? It’s your summer, make the most of it!
Summer in Victoria is amazing. The sky is blue, the temperatures warm and balmy – the whole city is in a party mood. There are so many opportunities in the summertime it can be hard to know where to start! Not to worry. We’ve compiled a list of can’t-miss summer memory-makers. Get out and enjoy a beautiful season in Victoria BC – the most beautiful part of the world (we’re not biased…).
Here in Victoria We Believe Life is Better at the Beach
Vancouver Island has knock-out beaches! Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and blessed with 3400km of coastline, Vancouver Island is a beach paradise. From sand and sun hotspots to awe-inspiring wild spaces, the beaches have something for everyone. Here are just a few of the south island local favorites. Try them all and find your own favourite spot!
Victoria Shore Leave Insider’s Guide
D’ye hear there? Naval personnel read this guide and get the most out of your shore leave in Victoria, BC.
Lucky you! You’ve got some time to spend in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Discover some amazing things to do that are just a stone’s throw from CFB Esquimalt. Make the most of your shore leave with these off-the-beaten-trail sights and experiences.
Feel Your Hibernating Self Come Alive with these Springtime Traditions.
It’s official! Spring is blooming all around Victoria. When the cherry blossoms emerge in March they herald the beginning of Victoria’s Annual Flower Count and usher in a season of outdoor activity. Shake off your winter blues and take time to enjoy the beauty of spring on the island!
Wow your sweetheart with the best of Canada’s Most Romantic City!
It’s time to escape the winter blues and enjoy some quality time with the one you love.
Perfect ambiance, spectacular natural beauty and a wealth of fine dining, shopping and sightseeing await you in Victoria, BC. Pick your favorites from our best-of Victoria list and see for yourself why our city has been named the Most Romantic City in Canada four years running!
Relaxation and Adventure Go Hand-in-Hand on the Gulf Islands!
Are you dreaming of an island getaway? Why stop at one? “Island hopping”, as the locals call it, is a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and variety of the Gulf Islands.
This archipelago located off the coast of Vancouver Island boasts a wealth of unique, and breathtakingly beautiful, islands—each with their own special flavor. Life is quieter out on the Gulf Islands. Come enjoy the island way of life!
Eat, drink and be merry with the best of a West Coast Christmas!
Outside the snow may not be falling, it is Victoria after all, but the Christmas cheer is unmistakable. Delicious seasonal fare, bustling artisan markets, joyous holiday festivals– Victoria knows how to ring in the holidays in style. Come join us! There is no better place to enjoy the holiday season then here on our beautiful island.
Take in All the Sights and Sounds of Fall in Victoria with This 2018 Events and Activity Guide
Fall in love with Victoria this fall! Whether you are looking for the perfect meal, an exciting festival or breathtaking view, Victoria has it all. The summer crowds have thinned and the trees are turning red, yellow and gold. Come stay with us at The Lodge and enjoy these autumn events!
How Can You Maximize Your Beach-Time Fun?
Do you seek out beaches for rest and relaxation? Or are you one of those people who likes to stay occupied on the beach?
If you enjoy a fun beach activity (or your family just won’t let you sunbathe) then it’s handy to have a few games and activities up your sleeve. That’s why we’re giving you some beach games to try this summer. We’ve included ideas to try for individuals, couples, families, and groups!
Don’t hesitate to try you mettle right here on Weir’s Beach in Victoria, BC. I may be biased, but it’s an excellent location for every one of these games.
A Destination Filled with Natural Beauty and Engaging Activities
Sooke, BC is a small town situated to the northwest of the much better known Victoria. But don’t let the words “small town” fool you, there are plenty of things to do in Sooke!
Many tourists miss this hidden gem. It just doesn’t have the tourism marketing dollars behind it to be promoted everywhere. However, take it from me – for the outdoor enthusiast, there’s nothing lacking in Sooke. It’s best known for it’s natural beauty and engaging activities. Located only 15 minutes from The Lodge at Weir’s Beach, it’s a great place to catch some outdoor activities or come to appreciate the true beauty of Western Canada.
Here are some of the best activities in Sooke, BC: