15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock British Columbia trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Whistler
— 2 nights
2
Chilliwack
— 1 night
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
4
Campbell River, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
5
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
6
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
7
Clearwater
— 1 night
8
Yoho National Park
— 1 night
9
Revelstoke
— 2 nights

2
nights
Whistler

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 your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistler Blackcomb, take a memorable drive along Sea to Sky Highway, and then head outdoors with Vallea Lumina.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Whistler trip itinerary maker.

Boston, USA to Whistler is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Whistler due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in May since evenings lows in Whistler dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chilliwack.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sea to Sky Highway
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Valley Trail ©
Whistler Valley Trail
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park

1
night
Chilliwack

Mid-sized Chilliwack serves as a convenient day-trip idea from Vancouver, located just 100 km (60 mi) to the west.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): hike along 32 Vedder River Rotary Trail, experience rural life at Anita's Organic Mill, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, thenexamine the collection at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chilliwack trip planner.

Getting from Whistler to Chilliwack by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Whistler in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chilliwack, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Chilliwack

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
32 Vedder River Rotary Trail ©
32 Vedder River Rotary Trail
Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park ©
Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park

2
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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 21st (Thu): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Miniature World, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Scenic Marine Route, take in the dramatic natural features at Sooke Potholes Provincial Park, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally walk around East Sooke Regional Park.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria route planner.

You can fly from Chilliwack to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chilliwack in May: highs in Victoria hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Campbell River.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sooke, Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scenic Marine Route ©
Scenic Marine Route
East Sooke Regional Park ©
East Sooke Regional Park

1
night
Campbell River, Vancouver Island

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stop by Awatin Aboriginal Art, get interesting insight from Tours, get engrossed in the history at The Museum at Campbell River, thenstroll around Elk Falls Provincial Park, and finally take in the views from Elk Falls Suspension Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Campbell River trip planner.

You can drive from Victoria to Campbell River in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. May in Campbell River sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Alberni.

Things to do in Campbell River

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Museum at Campbell River ©
The Museum at Campbell River
Elk Falls Provincial Park ©
Elk Falls Provincial Park

1
night
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island

Port Alberni ©
Port Alberni is a city located on Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia, Canada.Port Alberni has a total population of 17,743, and a census agglomeration area of 25,396.Port Alberni is a deep port city which lies within the Alberni Valley at the head of the Alberni Inlet, Vancouver Island's longest inlet. On the 24th (Sun), stroll around MacMillan Provincial Park, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, thenplay a few rounds at Alberni Golf Club, and finally take a peaceful walk through Cathedral Grove.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Alberni trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Campbell River to Port Alberni in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Port Alberni

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Grove ©
Cathedral Grove
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park ©
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
Alberni Golf Club ©
Alberni Golf Club

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 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park, thenstroll through Schooner Cove, and then kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach. On the next day, stroll through Long Beach, thenstroll through Rainforest Trail, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Amphitrite Point Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tofino vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Port Alberni to Tofino takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Port Alberni in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Tofino, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove
Rainforest Trail ©
Rainforest Trail
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park

1
night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
On the 27th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Dawson Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Spahat Falls, thenadmire the sheer force of Wells Gray Provincial Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Clearwater trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Tofino to Clearwater in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. When traveling from Tofino in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Clearwater, with highs around °F, while nights are little chillier with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Clearwater

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dawson Falls ©
Dawson Falls
Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Spahat Falls ©
Spahat Falls

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): trek along Iceline Trail, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, thenstroll through Paget Peak, and finally contemplate the long history of Burgess Shale. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yoho National Park trip planning website.

You can drive from Clearwater to Yoho National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Clearwater in May; daily highs in Yoho National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Revelstoke.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Burgess Shale ©
Burgess Shale

2
nights
Revelstoke

Revelstoke ©
At first glance, Revelstoke may seem like it's in the middle of nowhere.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hit the slopes at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, trek along Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Revelstoke vacation planning website.

You can drive from Yoho National Park to Revelstoke in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yoho National Park in May; daily highs in Revelstoke reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Revelstoke

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Revelstoke Mountain Resort ©
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail ©
Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

Similar Plans

13 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM UGANDA April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Alberta & British Columbia BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Canada, Asia, Europe, Africa & South America BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM CANADA June, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in British Columbia & Alberta BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 27 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in British Columbia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans