15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kelowna
— 3 nights
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
3
Whistler
— 3 nights
4
Vancouver
— 5 nights

3
nights
Kelowna

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Peachland Museum and Indigenous World Winery. Get outdoors at Gellatly Bay Aquatic Park and Glen Canyon Regional Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Oliver (Desert Hills Estate Winery, Oliver Twist Estate Winery, &more), 8th Generation Vineyard (in Summerland) and Naramata (MOCOJO Winery, Deep Roots Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Urban Distilleries + Winery and do a tasting at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kelowna online trip itinerary planner.

Montreal to Kelowna is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Kelowna. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Oliver, Naramata, Peachland Museum, Upper Bench Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Hester Creek Estate Winery ©
Hester Creek Estate Winery
Glen Canyon Regional Park ©
Glen Canyon Regional Park
Peachland Museum ©
Peachland Museum

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.
Get some historical perspective at Inner Harbour and Craigdarroch Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Christ Church Cathedral and The Maritime Museum of British Columbia. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wharf Street, enjoy the sea views from Victoria Pier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at West Coast Trail.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Victoria trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kelowna to Victoria in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. August in Victoria sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

West Coast Trail
Highlights from your plan
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature ©
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Vallea Lumina. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Whistler Valley Trail. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, fly down the slopes at Peak to Creek, play a few rounds at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, and have fun at Whistler Sliding Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Whistler trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Victoria in August, you will find days in Whistler are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Golf Club ©
Whistler Golf Club
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
Whistler Valley Trail ©
Whistler Valley Trail

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Crescent Beach and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Get some cultural insight at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site and Trethewey House Heritage Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple) (in Richmond) and Redwood Park (in Surrey). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, pause for some photo ops at A-maze-ing Laughter, wander the streets of Gastown, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Charleson Dog Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver online travel planner.

Getting from Whistler to Vancouver by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Whistler in August since evenings lows in Vancouver dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Surrey, Grouse Mountain, West Vancouver Seawall, Trethewey House Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site ©
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Redwood Park ©
Redwood Park

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