32 days in Canada & Seattle Itinerary

32 days in Canada & Seattle Itinerary

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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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Victoria, Canada
— 5 nights
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Nanaimo, Canada
— 1 night
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Ucluelet, Canada
— 1 night
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Tofino, Canada
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
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Whistler, Canada
— 3 nights
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 4 nights

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Seattle, United States

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Tacoma to see Washington State History Museum about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online attractions planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Frankfurt to Seattle, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Seattle, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Victoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Pike Place Market
4.3
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Must see
Space Needle
4.3

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Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Victoria: Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route (in Duncan), East Sooke Regional Park (in Sooke) and Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, and examine the collection at Royal BC Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria online day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Seattle to Victoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. December in Victoria sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Victoria

Side Trips

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Scenic Walking Area
The Butchart Gardens
4.7

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Nanaimo, Canada

Nanaimo ©

Harbor City

Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Maffeo Sutton Park, brush up on your military savvy at Vancouver Island Military Museum, then look for gifts at Cherub Chocolate, and finally walk around Westwood Lake Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nanaimo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Victoria to Nanaimo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cherub Chocolate
5.0

1
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Ucluelet, Canada

A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Florencia Bay, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Mark Penney Gallery, and finally stop by Rubio.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ucluelet online travel planner.

Drive from Nanaimo to Ucluelet in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nanaimo in December since evenings lows in Ucluelet dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.8
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Rubio
4.8
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Art Gallery
Mark Penney Gallery
5.0

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Tofino, Canada

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.
On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Long Beach, then trek along Pacific Rim National Park, and then view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Mermaid Tales Bookshop, explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound, then stroll through Chesterman Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tofino online trip maker.

Getting from Ucluelet to Tofino by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tofino are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Long Beach
4.8
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
5.0

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

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: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and take a stroll through Gastown.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Tofino to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tofino in December, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Whistler, Canada

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.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexander Falls, don't miss a visit to James Stewart Sculpture Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Whistler trip planner.

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vancouver in December: high temperatures in Whistler hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Zipline
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Cross-country Ski Area
Whistler Blackcomb
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Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Friends of Jasper National Park, explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls, step off the mainland to explore Spirit Island, and explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Jasper National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Whistler in January: high temperatures in Jasper National Park hover around -1°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Skyline Trail
4.9
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Friends of Jasper National Park
4.9
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Art Gallery
Jasper Art Gallery
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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park to see Burgess Shale about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Sunshine Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, and take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip website.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in January, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (-7°C), and nights are about the same (-16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Moraine Lake
4.8

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Calgary travel route builder site.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Banff National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Calgary, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Fort Calgary
3.8

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