30 days in British Columbia Itinerary

30 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
3
Kelowna
— 4 nights
4
Yoho National Park
— 4 nights
5
Mount Robson
— 1 night
6
Clearwater
— 2 nights
7
Whistler
— 4 nights
8
Vancouver
— 6 nights

3
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.
Explore Tofino's surroundings by going to Ucluelet (Wild Pacific Trail & Pacific Rim Distilling). Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. On the 16th (Thu), hike the day away at West Coast Trail. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Tofino trip planner.

Vancouver to Tofino is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, Tofino is a bit cooler than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ucluelet, West Coast Trail
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
West Coast Trail ©
West Coast Trail

5
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 out of town with these interesting Victoria side-trips: Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route (in Duncan). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Inner Harbour.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Victoria online journey planner.

Getting from Tofino to Victoria by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Goldstream Provincial Park, Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route, Sidney Spit Marine Park
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kelowna side-trips: Oliver ( Castoro de Oro Estate Winery & Silver Sage Winery), Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad (in Osoyoos) and Penticton Farmers' Market (in Penticton). And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, relax in the rural setting at Don-O-Ray Farm Adventure, learn about winemaking at Cahoots - Cider & Art, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kelowna tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Victoria to Kelowna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Oliver, Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, Penticton Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

4
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.
Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Spiral Tunnels. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, hike along Wapta Falls, explore the activities along Sherbrooke Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paget Peak.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yoho National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Yoho National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kelowna to Yoho National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mount Robson.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Burgess Shale ©
Burgess Shale
Paget Peak ©
Paget Peak

1
night
Mount Robson

Mount Robson ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Robson.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Mount Robson trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yoho National Park to Mount Robson. In July in Mount Robson, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Mount Robson

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Robson ©
Mt. Robson

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get outside with Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc., thenadmire the sheer force of Helmcken Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Dawson Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Wells Gray Provincial Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Spahat Falls.

Start your trip to Clearwater by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Robson to Clearwater. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mount Robson in July, expect Clearwater to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Clearwater

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Dawson Falls ©
Dawson Falls

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Whistler: Stawamus Chief Park (in Squamish) and Joffre Lakes Provincial Park (in Pemberton). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take a memorable drive along Sea to Sky Highway, explore the activities along Lost Lake, and admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Whistler trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Whistler takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Clearwater in August, Whistler is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stawamus Chief Park, Sea to Sky Highway, Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Lost Lake ©
Lost Lake
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb

6
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: walk around Stanley Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, stroll through Kitsilano Beach, and admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip maker tool.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Whistler in August, Vancouver is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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

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