Best Places to See the Fall Colours in Victoria

Fall is here — and what better place to see the fall colors than in Victoria.

Autumn in Victoria is full of striking colors and mild temperatures. Think walking down Government Street with a tea from Murchie’s in hand, reading a book on a bench at Beacon Hill Park, or cozying up with your loved one in your harbor view room at the Victoria Regent Hotel.

If you are interested in checking out the fall colors in Victoria, there are a few places that need to be on your list:

  1. The University of Victoria – The University of Victoria’s campus is one of the top places to see the leaves change. Situated on a circular street fondly named Ring Road, UVic’s beautiful campus features long stretches of deciduous trees that astonish both students and visitors alike with their brilliant orange and yellow shades.
  2. Beacon Hill Park – We couldn’t write a blog post about the fall colors without mentioning stunning Beacon Hill Park. Only a 20-minute walk from the front doors of the Regent, stroll through historic downtown to our famous park, where you can wander through the gardens or marvel at our Pacific Ocean vistas from the lookout.
  3. Goldstream Provincial Park – Only a 20-minute drive from downtown Victoria, Goldstream Provincial Park feels like a whole new world. Walk riverside, hike up to one of the trestle bridges, or try to spot a bald eagle landing on one of the old-growth trees. If you visit later in the fall season, you may even be able to witness the annual salmon run amid the brilliant autumn colors.

What’s your favorite thing to do in the fall in Victoria? We look forward to hearing about it when you next visit the Victoria Regent Hotel!