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Located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia. Boasting a population of 326,010 it is the Island's largest metropolitan area. Enjoying one of Canada's mildest climates, Victoria is also known as Canada's "Best Bloomin' City".

In Spring the streets are lined with blossoming trees, and in summer baskets brimming with flowers are hung on the 19th-century street lamps. Victoria's Inner Harbour bustles with marine traffic bearing cargoes to far-off places and visitors to Vancouver Island. Harbor cruises, fishing charters and whale-watching abound. Three resident pods of killer whales frequent the waters here. Car and passenger ferry service to Seattle is provided by Victoria Clipper.

An excellent guide to visitor attractions is maintained by the Admiral Motel.

Battery Street Guest House | Royal London Wax Museum |
Antique shops and shows Recollections Antique & Collectible |
Attractions Crystal Garden Conservation Centre |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Annabelle's Cottage | Gordana's Guest House | Gregory's Guest House | Hillside House Bed and Breakfast | Millstream Llama Farm Bed & Breakfast | Royal Scot Inn | Victoria |
British Columbia Provincial Parks Prior Centennial Provincial Park |
Education King's Canada School of English |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Hugo's Grill & Brewhouse | La Fiesta Cafe | McMorran's Beach House |
Gulf Islands Coastal Connections |
Motels Hotels & Resorts Accent Inn Victoria | Cherry Bank Hotel | Crystal Court Motel | Elk Lake Chalet B&B | Foxglove Retreat | Inn of the Sea | Misty Meadows B&B & Fjordhorses | Seaside Luxury Resort |
City Parks Departments BC Ferries | Ministry of Transportation and Highways |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Bob Whistlecroft Realtor | Brooke Miller Realtor | Carl Latzel Realtor | Dallas Chapple Realtor | Peter Lindsay Realtor |
Shopping Idar Jewellery | New Victorian Workshop | Porcelain Dolls | The Silkworm |
Sports and Sporting Events Oak Bay Charters | Outdoor Club of Victoria |
Transportion E & N Railiner |
Vacation Rentals Elite Home Vacations | Victoria BC Bed and Breakfast Shipsview | Location: #1 Centennial Square, Victoria British Columbia V8W 1P6 Telephone 250-385-5711 Fax 250-361-0214

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12/05 Coming to The Victoria area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.