Things to Do in Victoria + Vancouver Island

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Engagingly out of place among the skyscrapers of downtown, this 1895 Gothic-style cathedral features some of the most expertly crafted stained-glass... Read More

Sample local products at the Duncan Farmers’ Market, held every Saturday in Duncan, the valley’s workaday hub. Read More

Hike through the orchards of Merridale Ciderworks, seven miles south of Cowichan Bay. Rick Pipes and Janet Docherty make their cider from English and... Read More

Inspired by ancient Chinese tea traditions, this shop sells a wide variety of loose-leaf organic teas flavored with all-natural ingredients. Behind... Read More

Share a gelato while strolling the flower-carpeted 55 acres complete with traditional Japanese, Italian, and English rose sections. Read More

Seemingly every resident makes a daily pilgrimage to True Grain Bread & Mill, whose organic loaves you’ll smell from blocks away. Read More

Stop in at Tugwell Creek Honey Farm & Meadery to sample the excellent honey and strong mead. Read More

A man-eating trifecta of bears, wolves, and cougars call the woods around this trail home. Yet adventurers come from all over the world to hike the 48... Read More

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