32 days in Canada Itinerary

32 days in Canada Itinerary

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32 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Glacier National Park of Canada
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Glacier National Park of Canada
— 21 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Sooke
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Victoria
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4​h
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Whistler
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Glacier National Park of Canada

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Glacier National Park of Canada

Glacier National Park of Canada ©
Glacier National Park of Canada shelters free roaming, protected wildlife, from foxes to cougars.
Change things up with a short trip to Athabasca River in Jasper National Park (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Rogers Pass Discovery Centre, hike along Hemlock Grove Boardwalk Trail, stroll through Loop Brook Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park of Canada trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major airports are Kelowna International Airport, Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport and Calgary International Airport. In December in Glacier National Park of Canada, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Glacier National Park of Canada

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sunwapta Pass, Athabasca River
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Athabasca River ©
Athabasca River
Sunwapta Pass ©
Sunwapta Pass
Rogers Pass Discovery Centre ©
Rogers Pass Discovery Centre

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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.
Bring the kids along to Stanley Park and Vancouver Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Granville Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and stroll through Kitsilano Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver visit site .

Getting from Glacier National Park of Canada to Vancouver by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park of Canada in January; daily highs in Vancouver reach 8°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Sooke.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

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Sooke

Sooke ©
Sooke is a district municipality situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): trek along Galloping Goose Regional Trail, then sample the fine beverages at Sheringham Distillery, then stroll around French Beach Provincial Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sooke Potholes Provincial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around East Sooke Regional Park, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then snap pictures at Kinsol Trestle.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sooke day trip planning tool .

Getting from Vancouver to Sooke by car takes about 4 hours. In January in Sooke, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Sooke

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kinsol Trestle, Galloping Goose Regional Trail
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French Beach Provincial Park ©
French Beach Provincial Park
East Sooke Regional Park ©
East Sooke Regional Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Victoria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Inner Harbour, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Clover Point Park, and finally stroll around Centennial Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, then pick up some local products at Glenwood Meats, and then don't miss a visit to The Butchart Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Victoria online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Sooke to Victoria in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Victoria are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

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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 the 16th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb, then experience the excitement of Whistler Sliding Centre, and then explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Alexander Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Whistler road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Victoria to Whistler takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Victoria in January: high temperatures in Whistler hover around 1°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Sliding Centre ©
Whistler Sliding Centre