12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
2
Tofino
— 2 nights
3
Victoria
— 3 nights
4
Whistler
— 2 nights

3
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver online trip itinerary maker.

Durham, UK to Vancouver is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Durham to Vancouver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vancouver, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Long Beach, hike along Wild Pacific Trail, thenstop by Mermaid Tales Bookshop, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Tofino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Tofino sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Wild Pacific Trail
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Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

3
nights
Victoria

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Confederation Fountain.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tofino to Victoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Victoria, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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 7th (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Alexander Falls, thenget into the urban bustle at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler sightseeing app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Victoria in October, with highs in Whistler at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Off-Road Tours

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