Victoria, British Columbia
Once a British colonial post, Victoria is full of historic sites, public parks and groomed gardens. Due to its location, this quaint yet sophisticated little seaside city boasts the mildest climate in Canada.
This Victorian-style hotel carries on a longstanding British tradition, serving up high tea. Dining is formal, complete with a dress code, but anyone can wander through the palatial lobbies, dining rooms and lounges.
Visitors from all around the world are drawn to these 55 acres of spectacular floral displays. There are thousands of varieties of flowers, trees, shrubs and exotics, with four main gardens and seasonal attractions.
This towering Victorian mansion, complete with a tower and turrets, is a local landmark, and the beautiful garden nearby is impressive.