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2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
"You'll start out by visiting Fisherman's Wharf a local house boat community. From there make your way in the inner harbour to view the Parliament Buildings as well as the famous Empress Hotel. You'll then pass through the historical shopping district downtown as you make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown.Afterwards drive through the heritage community of James Bay to see the Emily Carr House the famous childhood home of local Canadian painter Emily Carr. Then journey through the Beacon Hill Park to visit some local Peacocks and view the world's tallest Totem Pole. Pass through the Lieutenant Governor's Estate and Mansion and then head toward pass through the beautiful Oak Bay Village and stop at the Oak Bay Marina to visit some local harbor seals. Afterwards
From CAD220.00
 
Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle
"Travel in a private 10-passenger van as you explore Victoria known for its historical venues and scenic landscapes. Your 1.5-hour tour starts with pickup from your Victoria-based hotel or lodging. After meeting your driver and guide you will make your way to the downtown core near Victoria's inner harbour. Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum which features artifacts galleries and collections of British Columbia's natural modern and human history. Afterwards
From CAD168.00
 
Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour
"Craigdarroch Castle is an old Scottish baronial castle that sits atop Victoria's highest point. Built in the late 1880's for a wealthy coal baron this castle displays the opulence of the late Victorian age. The castle is perched next to the Lt. Governor's grounds where Queen Elizabeth has stayed during her visits to Victoria. The stunningly remarkable gardens offer mountain views a Japanese garden Rhododendrons a classic English rose garden and a myriad of West Coast garden scenes. You will also visit Victoria's oldest and largest churches. The route passes by several character homes offering guests a taste of Victoria's charm. This tour is seasonal and only operates from February through to November."""
From CAD108.00

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Weather

Well, I happen to like rainy days. I would like to caution visitors who believe the publicity that says 270 sunny days per year -- or some such number. Somehow, somewhere, someone read climate...
birdwalker
Sep 16, 2007

Friday Harbor is on San Juan...

There are many public beaches on the island, and they are all beautiful. South Beach, is great for beachcombing, barbecueing, partying and flying kites. Eagle Cove is a great family beach, especially...
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Elli99fh
Sep 10, 2003

Take a drive around the...

Take a drive around the island, and explore the beautiful inland scenery also. We were amazed at the lush but bucolic landscape and how many little farms and homesteads were there. No (or at least we...
brynnie_az
Oct 05, 2002

Enjoy your trip out here....

Enjoy your trip out here. Riding on the Washington State ferries can be half the fun on your trip! The scenery is wonderful. No matter how many years or trips I have taken on the ferry I always find...
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PNW_Travel
Oct 04, 2002

See the only two real tourist...

See the only two real tourist attractions, relics of a tense standoff between Britain and the U.S. The British camp is at the north end of the island, the American camp is at the south end. Visit...
noahsdad
Oct 04, 2002
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Friday Harbor

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Whale Watching

My previous experience with Whale Watching Trips was the Victoria Clipper (see my Seattle tip on that, as they operate a day trip out of Seattle). One of the problems with the Clipper, however, is...
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Lime Kiln Point State Park - Whale-Watching

Take the road to Limekiln State Park and be attentive on the way maybe you see wales even before you reach the park. That is what happened to us. We noticed a photographer on the cliffs so we pulled...
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Whale Museum

These days perhaps it is a bit ironic that a location that has some of the most coveted views in Friday Harbor in fact is a museum building that has few windows at all, and only one tiny one that take...
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Kayak Trips - Kayaking

Friday Harbor, unfortunately, doesn't have a huge amount in it in terms of excitement in the evening. So, while I was wandering through town looking for somewhere to eat dinner, I noticed a sign in...
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American Camp

The American Camp is a National Historic site, where the US troops camped for 12 years during the Great Pig War. (See Travelog for more detail). A small visitor center exists that has a few artifacts...
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San Juan Islands

Finding things to do in the San Juan Islands can be an interesting experience, and not necessarily easy for those who are used to finding out about everything online. Here in the San Juan Islands,...
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Top 5 Friday Harbor Writers

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glabah

"Last Stop before You Need Your Passport"
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paulscuba

"Friday Harbor/San Juan Island"
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Elli99fh

"Friday Harbor, Washington"
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"San Juan island Page"
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Toughluck

"You'll want to come back."
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