The city of Victoria is one of the most interesting in the Northwest – and one of the easiest to see because hotels, shopping and attractions are all clustered around the Inner Harbour. You can get to Victoria by car ferry, by passenger ferry, by high-speed catamaran, by commercial air to Victoria's international airport and – our absolute favorite – by Kenmore Air float plane.
We parked our car at Kenmore's Lake Union terminal and checked into their small lobby area about a half hour early. Traveling by float plane does require one little inconvenience – you have to tell them how much you weigh. With just a few passengers in each plane, the airline needs to be careful not to load too much weight, whether people or luggage. But that's the only painful part of this trip, and the rest of your adventure will likely have you raving to friends about your unforgettable experience...read more »