31 days in British Columbia Itinerary

31 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Bus:  16 h 45 min
1
Whistler
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Yoho National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Revelstoke
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Kelowna
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  16 h
End: Brussels

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Joffre Lakes Provincial Park and The Whistler Train Wreck Trail. Get outdoors at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Alexander Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Whistler side-trips: Squamish (Shannon Falls Provincial Park & Porteau Cove Provincial Park). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Whistler Valley Trail, get engrossed in the history at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, head outdoors with Whistler Village Sports, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairn Falls Provincial Park.

Discover how to plan a Whistler trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Whistler is an approximately 16- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Whistler is minus 9 hours. In August in Whistler, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Squamish, Pemberton, Sea to Sky Highway
Highlights from your plan
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail ©
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail
Nairn Falls Provincial Park ©
Nairn Falls Provincial Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Victoria Butterfly Gardens and The Raptors. Kids will appreciate attractions like French Beach Provincial Park and Victoria Bug Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Victoria: Sooke (Fishing Charters & Tours, East Sooke Regional Park, &more) and B.C. Forest Discovery Centre (in Duncan). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, walk around Centennial Square, stroll through Scenic Marine Route, and explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Whistler to Victoria by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in August, you will find days in Victoria are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sooke, Duncan, Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Raptors ©
The Raptors
French Beach Provincial Park ©
French Beach Provincial Park

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Schooner Cove and Cox Bay Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Chesterman Beach and Long Beach. Explore Tofino's surroundings by going to Ucluelet (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Amphitrite Point Lighthouse). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs Cove, take in the exciting artwork at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Virgin Falls, and stop by Rubio.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tofino visit planning website.

You can drive from Victoria to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tofino can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove
Rainforest Trail ©
Rainforest Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Spahat Falls and then admire the sheer force of Helmcken Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Wells Gray Provincial Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Clearwater online trip builder.

Getting from Tofino to Clearwater by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Tofino, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Clearwater, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Clearwater

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the activities along Kicking Horse River and then trek along Wapta Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Emerald Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yoho National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Yoho National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Clearwater in August, expect Yoho National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Revelstoke.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kicking Horse River ©
Kicking Horse River
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Wapta Falls ©
Wapta Falls

4
nights
Revelstoke

Revelstoke ©
At first glance, Revelstoke may seem like it's in the middle of nowhere.
Visiting Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Revelstoke Mountain Resort will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail and Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to BMX Pump Track in Golden (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: get outside with Skytrek Adventure Park, get engrossed in the history at Revelstoke Museum & Archives, explore the striking landscape of Mount Revelstoke National Park, and take in the waterfront at Skunk Cabbage Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Revelstoke trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Yoho National Park to Revelstoke takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yoho National Park in August, expect Revelstoke to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kelowna.

Things to do in Revelstoke

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Golden
Highlights from your plan
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort ©
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Revelstoke Mountain Resort ©
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Mount Revelstoke National Park ©
Mount Revelstoke National Park

4
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.
Get outdoors at Lake Okanagan and Boyce-Gyro Beach Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mission Hill Family Estate Winery and Dirty Laundry Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kelowna: Gray Monk Estate Winery (in Lake Country), Kettle Valley Steam Railway (in Summerland) and Penticton Visitor Centre (in Penticton). Next up on the itinerary: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and do a tasting at The Vibrant Vine.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Kelowna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Revelstoke to Kelowna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Summerland, Gray Monk Estate Winery, Penticton Visitor Centre
Highlights from your plan
Quails' Gate Winery ©
Quails' Gate Winery
Boyce-Gyro Beach Park ©
Boyce-Gyro Beach Park
Kettle Valley Steam Railway ©
Kettle Valley Steam Railway

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