Victoria or Vancouver Canada?

1 month 3 weeks ago #667877 by Alex
I'm looking to take my family up to one of these two cities in 2020.  From a photographic standpoint, which of these is a more interesting city?  Likely in February.  

Thanks for the insight.  

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1 month 3 weeks ago #667888 by CanonKid
Both have their attractions.  I always felt like Victoria was more old school charm while Vancouver was more modern attractions.  

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1 month 3 weeks ago #667908 by effron

CanonKid wrote: Both have their attractions.  I always felt like Victoria was more old school charm while Vancouver was more modern attractions.  


Yup, Vancouver is a bigger city and that's why I preferred Victoria when there about ten years ago.
Both of course have lots of shoreline, Vancouver is closer to more rugged mountains. 

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1 month 3 weeks ago - 1 month 3 weeks ago #667928 by garyrhook
Victoria, hands down.

Island (um, ferry ride!)
Small
Old world aesthetic.
Butchart Gardens (one of the top gardens on the continent)

Not that I don't love Vancouver; I do. It's a great city. But it's a large, Americanized, albeit full of nice people, city.


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1 month 3 weeks ago #667968 by SJM
Go with the old world charm any day of the week.  Victoria for me.  

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1 month 3 weeks ago #667998 by I shoot RAW
Go to both, there is a ferry that runs daily

But Victoria is my personal favorite.  

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