11 days in British Columbia Itinerary

11 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock British Columbia attractions planner

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Route & dates

1
Kelowna
— 1 night
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
3
Whistler
— 2 nights
4
Vancouver
— 2 nights
5
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights

1
night
Kelowna

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kelowna trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to Kelowna is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Kelowna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trip

West Kelowna
Highlights from your plan
Lake Okanagan ©
Lake Okanagan
Quails' Gate Winery ©
Quails' Gate Winery
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery ©
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

2
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the activities along Inner Harbour, see the interesting displays at Miniature World, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, thenstroll around East Sooke Regional Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip app.

Fly from Kelowna to Victoria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July in Victoria, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Sooke
Highlights from your plan
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Whistler

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
On the 9th (Thu), get into the urban bustle at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, have fun at Whistler Sliding Centre, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): hike along Whistler Valley Trail, thenhike along The Whistler Train Wreck Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Whistler vacation planning app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Victoria in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Whistler, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
Whistler Valley Trail ©
Whistler Valley Trail

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, take a stroll through Granville Island, and then wander the streets of Gastown. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain and then walk around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vancouver trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Whistler to Vancouver by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Vancouver, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

3
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Visit Chesterman Beach and Schooner Cove for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Long Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: stroll through Pacific Rim National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, hike along Rainforest Trail, and kick back and relax at Cox Bay Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Tofino tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Vancouver to Tofino in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in July, with highs in Tofino at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove

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