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Sidney Travel Guide

Sidney, Canada, is a town located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The location makes it a perfect home base for exploring Vancouver and the gems of Western Canada. Its waterfront location also offers plenty of activities involving the local marine life. Sidney is a great destination for nature and animal lovers.

Things to Do in Sidney

One of the best things to do in Sidney is to go whale watching. Various tour companies offer excursions from Sidney out into the waters in order to spot the local resident orca whales, beautiful dolphins, and other marine life. Local sea creatures can also be spotted at Sidney’s non profit aquarium, the Shaw Center for the Salish Sea.

Best Time to Visit Sidney

The best time to visit Sidney is during the summer months of June through to August when temperatures are at their warmest.

Price and Availability Index in Sidney

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Sidney is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Sidney is in the high season in August. Sidney has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Sidney tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Sidney tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Sidney

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Sidney. The warmest months in Sidney are April and July, when temperatures reach 88 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Sidney is March with 5.44 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.14 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Sidney

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Sidney has 1872 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Sidney is available at $31 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $154 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Sidney, then you can choose from over 300 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 33 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 39 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Sidney, you'll want to pick from 273 places to stay that provide parking. 9 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 57 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 4 providers in Sidney, including 180 places to stay from Airbnb, 120 accommodations from VRBO and 9 places to stay from Homeaway

1233 of our places to stay in Sidney have been rated by previous guests. They rated 78% as excellent or good. 405 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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