Frommer"s Portable Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands by Chris McBeath

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Subjects:

  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Travel - United States,
  • Travel,
  • British Columbia,
  • Canada - Western Provinces,
  • Travel / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC)

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8723197M
ISBN 10189441344X
ISBN 109781894413442

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Vancouver Island is home to rugged, nearly inaccessible rainforests and wilderness coastlines; the island also offers very sophisticated dining and lodging, often in the remote backcountry itself. This is the allure of exploring coastal British Columbia: After a challenging day sea-kayaking remote archipelagoes or hiking old-growth forest, you.

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(That’s on the Canadian side of the border; on the U.S. side, they’re the San Juans.) Historically, the Gulf Islands only included those up to Gabriola, halfway up Vancouver Island just off the coast of.

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San Juan Island is not the largest of these islands, but it is the most populous, and is home to the county seat, Friday Harbor, which is the biggest and most developed town in the islands.

As the hub of island activity, San Juan Island is home to more whale-watching and sea-kayaking companies than any of the other islands. Get this from a library. Frommer's Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands & the San Juan Islands.

[Chris McBeath] -- Detailed reviews of hotels and restaurants to suit any budget are accompanied by up-to-date coverage of sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and local activities; dozens of maps; and trip-planning.

The San Juan Islands are a southern extension of Canada's Gulf Islands, with much the same feel: green, peaceful, and temperate, with a mix of natural beauty and northwest culture.

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If you are planning to visit all the Gulf Islands, start your journey on Saturna; it's easier to get away from Saturna by ferry than it is to get to it.

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Holidaying on a Gulf Island guarantees rest and relaxation – and the choice is yours as to whether the R&R is healthy, creative, pampered or pleasantly indulgent. These options mix and mingle at island spas and wellness facilities specializing in holistic therapies – hydrotherapy, sea-salt scrubs, Reiki, aromatherapy, reflexology, mineral baths and more.

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At Salt Spring’s hub is the bustling village of Ganges with supermarkets, stores, galleries, banks, and a wide selection of restaurants and pubs with evening entertainment.

If you want night life, this is the closest the Gulf Islands get. The trip from downtown Vancouver to the ferry would cost probably $50 - 60 by cab and can take 30 - 45 minutes depending on traffic.

Another alternative would be to take the Canada Line train to the airport and then take a cab from there. The ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay is about 1 1/2 hours roughly and then a cab to Sydney, maybe 15 - 20 minutes.

Two main clusters are accessible from Victoria: the Southern Gulf Islands and the San Juan Islands, both part of the same archipelago, except that the San Juan group is in the United States. You get a good look at the Southern Gulf Islands on the seaplanes from Vancouver or on the ferry from Tsawwassen – twisting and threading through their.

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Like the San Juans, each of the main Gulf Islands (there are more thanbut the southern ones of Salt Spring, Galiano, Pender and Mayne are the most visited) has its own unique personality and is worth exploring. They are all easy ferry hops from Victoria or Vancouver, and even faster by seaplane.

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While not recommended for larger boats unless the tide is at slack, running a boat through Boat Passage on Saturna Island can be a At anchor in Princess Bay, Portland Island. Saturna Lamb BBQ at Winter Cove.

British Columbia’s Gulf Islands stretch from Victoria to Nanaimo on the east coast of Vancouver Island in the Strait of Georgia. Despite the area’s Pacific Northwest locale, the Gulf Islands benefit from the “rain shadow” effect, which gives them a cool mediterranean climate with more than 2, hours of sunshine and only 30 inches of rain a year.

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Yet these are islands unto themselves, less developed. Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, and part of the Canadian province of British island is km ( mi) in length, km (62 mi) in width at its widest point, km 2 (12, sq mi) in area.

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Canada - Vancouver Island vs. Gulf Islands vs. San Juans - I have read so many postings about Tofino and about the beauty, but we only have 2 days after seeing Vancouver .Can anyone tell me what the San Juan Islands are like and how they compare to the Gulf Islands?

We are planning a trip to Vancouver Island for a week and are considering a week in the San Juan Islands. Any recommendations of particular islands would be great.

We have a one year old and will be travelling with my parents as well. United States - Best use of 4 days = Vancouver, BC or San Juan Islands? - My husband and I are traveling in mid-June to early July for 17 days total including the .

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