Synopses & Reviews
Fantastic food, excellent local wine, hip shopping opportunities, boutique hotels, friendly people, world-class skiing in nearby Whistler, and gorgeous terrain for hiking, biking, boating, and beach-going, Vancouver has a bit of everything, and it’s all top-notch. Fodor’s Vancouver and Victoria
guide to help you plan your time from the slopes to the surf and everything in between. In-depth coverage includes stunning Whistler (site of the 2010 winter Olympics), Victoria, Vancouver Island, and the Okanagan Valley.
Expanded Coverage: Includes new hotel and restaurant reviews throughout Vancouver and Victoria, as well as in Whistler, the Okanagan Valley, and elsewhere on Vancouver Island. Expanded winery coverage in the Okanagan Valley is a boon for exploring some of the best wine country in North America. .
Illustrated Features: Gorgeous photos throughout, and illustrated lavishly illustrated neighborhood food spotlights bring the city and its experiences into vivid focus.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Neighborhood planners with colorful maps and Best Bets for restaurants and hotels make planning your trip easy and fun.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Vancouver & Victoria offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
Kim Wright Wiley has penned 24 editions of this book and really knows her stuff when it comes to planning an Orlando vacation and taking in the attractions at Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. And for this edition she is once again joined by her daughter Leigh Wiley Jenkins. They combine their wit and wisdom with insights from almost 500 families to create a guide that's thoroughly updated, user-friendly, and fun. -EXPANDED COVERAGE: The guide includes complete coverage of the ever-changing Magic Kingdom theme park as well as the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando. -INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Charts and star ratings make comparing hotels and restaurants a breeze. Lists grouping attractions by age group and charts with vital stats on all the amusements make picking must-see sights simple. Checklists allow planning, packing, and devising on-the-ground itineraries to go smoothly. -IN-THE-KNOW TIPS: This book is chock-a-block with time- and money-saving tips and insider's secrets, and every ride or venue has a scare-factor assessment. -EVERYTHING DISNEY AND BEYOND: Separate chapters on Universal, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld, and area restaurants make all of Orlando accessible. A special cruising chapter thoroughly covers Disney ships and cruise-vacation options. -MEDIAGENIC AUTHORS: Kim Wright Wiley is an undisputed authority on Walt Disney World. Her knowledge about every aspect of planning a Disney trip is phenomenal. Both she and her daughter Leigh Wiley Jenkins are available to appear in the media to share it. -INCLUDES: World Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld, Aquatica, Orlando, and more.