13 days in British Columbia Itinerary

13 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
2
North Vancouver
— 1 night
3
Whistler
— 2 nights
4
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
5
Kelowna
— 1 night
6
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 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.
You've now added Stanley Park to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Granville Island and Vancouver Downtown. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Anthropology and HR MacMillan Space Centre. When in Vancouver, make a side trip to see Farm Ventures in Roberts Creek, approximately Roberts Creek away. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Wreck Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and make a trip to Vancouver Lookout.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vancouver route maker app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Vancouver. In May, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to North Vancouver.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Farm Ventures
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

1
night
North Vancouver

North Vancouver ©
Although officially a separate city, North Vancouver is actually a suburban area of Vancouver on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, a shallow-sided fjord.
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), walk around Capilano River Regional Park, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and finally stroll around Lynn Canyon Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the North Vancouver tour itinerary planning site.

North Vancouver is just a stone's throw from Vancouver. In May in North Vancouver, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in North Vancouver

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain
Lynn Canyon Park ©
Lynn Canyon Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thenhit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb, and then explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lost Lake, enjoy some diversion at Whistler Sliding Centre, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Whistler online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from North Vancouver to Whistler in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Vancouver in May, Whistler is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont ©
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont

3
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.
Kids will enjoy The Butchart Gardens and Royal BC Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Inner Harbour and Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to East Sooke Regional Park in Sooke (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, walk around Beacon Hill Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Hatley Park National Historic Site, and get a sense of history and politics at British Columbia Parliament Buildings.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Whistler to Victoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Whistler, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Victoria, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Hatley Park National Historic Site, East Sooke Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thenlearn about winemaking at Rollingdale Winery, thendo a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

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You can fly from Victoria to Kelowna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Tours

Side Trip

West Kelowna
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Rollingdale Winery ©
Rollingdale Winery
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery ©
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pacific Rim National Park. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Wild Pacific Trail, enjoy the sea views from Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, thentake in the exciting artwork at Reflecting Spirit Gallery, and finally kick back and relax at Cox Bay Beach.

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You can fly from Kelowna to Tofino in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Tofino can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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