15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Whistler
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Kelowna
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
5
Yoho National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
6
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

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, wander the streets of Gastown, stop by Vancouver Downtown, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Vancouver. September in Vancouver sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

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 (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and then glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Whistler route maker.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Whistler. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) 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
Off-Road Tours

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.
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, examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Victoria takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Victoria. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Saanich
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stop by So Sweet, then sample the fine beverages at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kelowna trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Victoria to Kelowna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Kelowna

Tours Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery ©
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery
So Sweet ©
So Sweet

3
nights
Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park ©
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Yoho National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, hike along Iceline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wapta Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sherbrooke Lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yoho National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kelowna to Yoho National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Yoho National Park is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Yoho National Park are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll through Chesterman Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park. On your second day here, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Mermaid Tales Bookshop, then trek along Wild Pacific Trail, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

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You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yoho National Park to Tofino in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yoho National Park in September; daily highs in Tofino reach 20°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

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

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