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5 Great Lunch Spots in Victoria

When tourists work up an appetite in the bracing sea air during a pleasure cruise from Vancouver to Victoria, many excellent lunch spots will be ready and waiting for them on the island. These restaurants feature local and international cuisine, and welcome day-trippers. Any of these five Victoria lunch hot spots will satisfy hungry visitors…

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5 of the Best Lunch Spots in Vancouver

With cruises from Victoria, BC, operated by V2V Vacations, tourists can visit Vancouver, a world-class city known for diverse cuisines and spectacular scenery. Our cruises with return routes from Vancouver to Victoria provide comfortable transportation to the city where people can have lunch at any of these outstanding restaurants. 1. Nuba – 207 W. Hastings…

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Top 5 Places to Go after Visiting Victoria

Part of Victoria’s charm is that it’s a gateway to several other great destinations. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or are wanting to explore a bit more, these 5 places use Victoria as a starting point to discover all of the vibrancy that the Pacific North West coast has to offer. 1. Seattle…

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5 Must-Visit Breweries in Victoria

The beer scene is hopping in Victoria, with multiple breweries offering unique blends year-round. During your next excursion on a V2V luxury Vancouver to Victoria ferry, consider visiting one of these five popular breweries. 1. Swans Brewpub and Buckerfields Brewery Eclectic original artwork, First Nations carvings, and Heritage architecture give Swans Brewpub and Buckerfields Brewery…

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5 Vancouver-Area Beaches and Lakes to Cool Off In

After several months of chilly temperatures, British Columbia’s beach season is finally here. A coastal city, Vancouver has no shortage of beautiful beaches and lakes that are perfect for cooling off in on a hot day. Many of these locations are easily reached with a trip on the V2V Empress, a luxury ferry offering return…

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5 Family Activities to do in Victoria

One of the Northwest’s oldest cities and the capital of British Columbia, Victoria offers unique activities for travellers of all ages. If you’re looking for a convenient and comfortable way to travel to Victoria, take a trip on the V2V Empress, one of the premier ferries in BC offering Vancouver/Victoria return voyages. Once you’ve arrived,…

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Weekend Getaway in Vancouver

Wondering where to stay, eat, shop, and more after taking a trip on a luxury V2V ferry from Victoria to Vancouver? Take a look at these suggestions for your next weekend getaway. Stay Active travellers will enjoy a stay at the L’Hermitage Hotel , which showcases with a 15-metre saltwater lap pool and complimentary bike…

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5 Great Brunch Spots in Victoria

Daily cruises between Victoria and Vancouver on the V2V Empress place passengers in a perfect position to enjoy fantastic and local cuisine. The brunch culture in Victoria has produced a thriving ecosystem of delightful restaurants. Find everything from a plate of pancakes to sumptuous cuisine at these five places from the ranks of Victoria’s brunch…

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5 Breweries to Visit on a Trip to Vancouver

If you’re planning a journey from Victoria to Vancouver (or vice versa) why not do it in style? The luxurious 242-seat V2V Empress has scheduled daily departures between Victoria and Vancouver. And whether you’re just about to head off for a trip to Victoria, or you’re planning to spend the weekend in Vancouver, these five…

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Culture Trip: The Lekwammen People of Victoria

Long before colonists settled in what later became British Columbia, the land on which residences and museums now stand was Lekwammen territory. Also called Lekwungen, these people are represented by the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations today. The First Nations were a diverse group of extended families who spoke a common North Straits Salish language. When…

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