13 days in Vancouver & Vancouver Island Itinerary

13 days in Vancouver & Vancouver Island Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Victoria
— 4 nights
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Tofino
— 3 nights

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, view the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver online road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in September, you will find days in Vancouver are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

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Victoria

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
Go for a jaunt from Victoria to Langford to see Goldstream Provincial Park about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, stroll around Beacon Hill Park, don't miss a visit to Chinese Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Craigdarroch Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

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Tofino

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet (about 38 minutes away). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tofino Brewing Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Clayoquot Sound, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

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Traveling by car from Victoria to Tofino takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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