Relaxing on the beach, wandering through a rose garden or exploring a castle are some of things you can do when you spend your vacation in the Pacific Northwest. If you search for rentals in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, you will find a variety of accommodations near natural and historic attractions. Victoria vacation rentals include luxury homes in resorts, cozy condos for two and houses that are a short walk from the beach. Some rentals have room for large parties. You will find plenty of things to do in the Victoria area if you enjoy the outdoors. Footpaths, a picnic area, a petting zoo and a rose garden are a few of the attractions at Beacon Hill Park. The Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden and the Mediterranean Garden are some of the gardens you can explore during a trip to The Butchart Gardens. Victoria visitors can also enjoy nature at Gowlland Tod Provincial Park near The Butchart Gardens. This park has hiking trails and picnic areas. Spend some time on Gonzales Beach near downtown Victoria if you want to relax on the sand. Head over to Prospect Lake if you prefer to be more active during your beach visit. You can swim, boat and fish in the lake. If history interests you, you will find some enjoyable places to visit in Victoria. Craigdarroch Castle was built in the late 1880s. Wander through rooms filled with furniture from the Victorian era to see how the upper class lived at the end of the 19th century. Visit the Wentworth Villa to see how residents of Victoria lived during the 1860s. A seafood restaurant on the beach is a great place to end a day of enjoying Victoria's attractions.