Victoria, BC: Downtown, Royal BC and Foodie Tour

After an eventful trip to Vancouver Island, we were excited for our early check in at the James Bay Inn so we could clean up and set out for our first day in Victoria, BC. Our inn was only a quick walk from downtown and in a lovely residential neighborhood called the James Bay Area. The …

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Port Angeles and Ferry Rides to Canada

In celebration of our country's independence, my husband and I enjoyed our freedom to come and go freely from the U.S.A. and traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, for a long weekend leading up to my birthday. We looked into the Victoria Clipper, and later discovered you can take seaplanes between Seattle and Victoria, but we …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Gastown Crawl

We had an awesome day exploring the great outdoors north of Vancouver, British Columbia, at both Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge, but no day-trip (for us!) is complete without a little foodie tour! We were so caught up in our adventures we didn't have time for lunch so we were more than ready for dinner …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Capilano Suspension Bridge

There is so much to see and do in Vancouver, British Columbia! For our first day trip, we stuck to places north of downtown that are reachable by public transportation or a personal vehicle since we had our car. Even with a whole Saturday at our disposal, we were only able to accomplish a couple of …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

Maybe it's the incredible weather, or maybe it's that we've only been here a couple of weeks, but it still feels to me like we are on vacation. Every time we run in the morning, I can't wait to get to each cross road so I can try to glimpse the Sound and Olympic Mountains. …

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