Farmers markets overflow withfresh, local, and organic produce, freshly baked goods, and locally madeartisan cheeses. Island vineyards bear some of the world's most outstandingcool-climate grapes, and are winning rave reviews and critical awards. Diningon Vancouver Island is sublime. Local food is meticulously prepared by some ofthe continent's most innovative chefs and paired with award-winning wines fromisland wineries.
And to relax? There is a largeselection of wellness centresand spas on Vancouver Island, many of which feature stunning naturalviews and treatments with local ingredients, such as seaweed, wine, berries andcedar trees. For a hot springs escape, take a short boat tour to the remote Hot Springs Coveand soak next to the Pacific Ocean."
Top Islands in Continental U.S. and Canada
|1||2||Vancouver Island, British Columbia||87.48|
|2||-||Mount Desert Island, Maine||86.91|
|3||4||San Juan Islands, Washington||85.13|
|5||-||Kiawah Island, South Carolina||82.93|