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About SidneyPeople of the Salish First Nation were the earliest known inhabitants of the area now called Sidney. Incorporated into a town in 1967, Sidney is known for its fishing and waterfront activity.

Booktown, the town's nickname, is the result of a dozen book shops concentrated in a five-block area around Beacon Avenue. Picnicking, beachcombing and camping are popular at Sidney Spit Marine Provincial Park.

Visitor Centers Sidney Visitor Centre 2281 Beacon Ave. Sidney, BC V8L 1W9. Phone:(250)665-7362

Things to Do British Columbia Aviation Museum

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Sidney Historical Museum & Archives

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Sidney, BC

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Best Western Plus Emerald Isle

2306 Beacon Ave. Sidney, BC V8L 1X2

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The Cedarwood Inn & Suites

9522 Lochside Dr. Sidney, BC V8L 1N8

The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa

9805 Seaport Pl. Sidney, BC V8L 4X3

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Beacon Inn at Sidney

9724 3rd St. Sidney, BC V8L 3A2

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