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Snowbird Vacations in Victoria, BC

Visit BC’s glorious capital and the jewel of Vancouver Island,Victoria - one of the top Canadian snowbird destinations. Explore a little more this winter by visiting the exciting community of Uptown, the island’s premiere shopping, entertainment, and dining district. As the perfect vacation escape for snowbirds, Victoria, BC has plenty of things to experience and enjoy during the winter season.

OUR LOCATION

Located along the beautiful Gorge Waterway and less than a ten-minute drive north of downtown Victoria, the Days Inn Victoria Uptown provides comfort, convenience, and genuine West Coast hospitality for all guests. Enjoy a multitude of amazing experiences and a much milder climate than the rest of Canada this winter. Drop the snow boots and book a stay with us this season!

OUR HOTEL

If you require an extended stay hotel, Victoria, BC’s Days Inn Victoria Uptown is one of the best long-term stays! Our charming pet-friendly hotel offers well-appointed rooms and suites with excellent amenities that are ideal for families, business travellers and snowbirds alike. Our modern accommodations have a host of convenient amenities, including flat-screen TVs, work desks, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and full kitchens.

Discover on-site dining in our Old Coachman Eatery and drinks and entertainment in our very own Loft Pub. Work out in our fully equipped fitness centre, take a dip in our indoor heated pool and rid yourself of toxins in our dry saunas. We also provide our guests with bicycle rentals so that you can enjoy a leisurely (or fast paced) cycle along the Galloping Goose Trail and explore all Victoria has to offer while you are here.

THINGS TO DO

For Canadian snowbirds, destinations like Victoria and Vancouver Island are a dream come true. There are numerous activities and experiences to discover and a wide range of activities for all ages, including fun activities for seniors.

From championship golf courses in Victoria, BC like the Gorge Vale Golf Club and challenging Victoria hiking trails to Vancouver Island storm watching, craft brewery tours and a visit to the Gorge Waterway Park - there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Walking Trails

Explore the Galloping Goose trail by bike, for a scenic walk or for a morning job. Originally a freight railway line built during WWI, the Galloping Goose trail and Selkirk Trestle Bridge provide stunning views of the Upper Harbour.

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City Parks

Visit Beacon Hill Park, with 740, 000 square meters of park space to explore, this is one of Victoria’s most popular parks, delighting guests with natural areas, flower beds and footpaths for walking.

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Museums & Galleries

The Royal BC Museum is the ideal place to come to learn more about BC’s natural and human history with 3 permanent galleries: Natural History, Becoming BC and the First Peoples Gallery. For all things Canadiana, including Canadian Wall Art, sculpture and blown glass, visit the West End Gallery.

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Gardens

Make sure you visit the famous Butchart Gardens while you are in town, a National Historic Site of Canada with stunning floral and garden displays. With themed gardens to explore like the Rose Garden and the Japanese Garden and onsite dining and a coffee shop, you may need to come back again to take it all in!

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Dining

Victoria, BC fine dining venues offer our guests the opportunity to really live it up while they are on their snowbird vacation. The Days Inn Victoria Uptown has a variety of fine dining restaurants nearby for those special nights out, including II Terrazzo, 10 Acres Bistro, AURA Restaurant and Saveur Restaurant.

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Local Cafes

In Victoria, we take coffee and tea time very seriously. Make sure visit some of our local gems while you’re in town:

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ESSENTIALS

When it comes to essential items such as pharmacies, grocery stores, liquor stores, shopping malls and banks - The Days Inn Victoria Uptown has everything you need within a ten-minute drive from our property. You’ll find Shoppers Drugmart, BC Liquor Stores, Save on Foods, Starbucks, financial institutions and more. We also have the Tillicum Centre and the mayfair shopping centre close by.

If you are in town visiting a sick friend in hospital, the royal jubilee hospital and victoria general hospital are all less than a 20-minute drive from our property. victoria international airport is less than a 30-minute taxi ride away so that you can arrive at our hotel, relax, and begin your winter vacation right away.

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