Get to work on the 60km walking, running, and cycling trail that runs right past AbeBooks HQ.

Or kayak, canoe, and paddle board to our front door.

If you don't mind a quick commute with no traffic or road rage, try driving.

Sip away. Victoria is home to 9 award-winning breweries (not to mention 2 cideries and a distillery).

Own an affordable home, with a yard!

Stop and smell the roses. Victoria is internationally renowned as the City of Gardens.

Jazz Fest, VicFest, Beer Fest... Victoria is host to year-round food, beverage, and music festivals.

Rifflandia alone has hosted more than 800 live music performances in Victoria's downtown core over its 6 years.

Leave your umbrella at home. In 2013, Victoria received 55% less rain than Vancouver.

Hungry? Whether it's award-winning food trucks or Zagat rated gourmet dining you want, Victoria has over 200 restaurants to choose from.

Shop local, at the huge selection of public markets and locally owned shops.

Hit the road! BC's best vacation spots are less than 320km away. Visit Tofino, Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Mt. Washington, and the Gulf Islands.

Reach Vancouver, Whistler and Seattle by seaplane in less than 1 hour.

Get outside. Victoria has 70 neighbourhood parks and dozens of hiking trails.

Bring the kids. Victoria is a lively city with a strong sense of community.