5 days in British Columbia Itinerary

5 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock British Columbia trip planner

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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Britannia Beach
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Squamish
— 1 night
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Whistler
— 1 night
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Vancouver

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Granville Island, Vancouver ChinaTown and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver online trip maker.

Burlington, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Britannia Beach.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Britannia Beach

Britannia Beach is a small unincorporated community in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District located approximately 55 kilometers north of Vancouver, British Columbia on the Sea-to-Sky Highway on Howe Sound. To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Britannia Beach online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Britannia Beach takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Squamish.

Things to do in Britannia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Squamish

— 1 night

Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada

Easily accessible from both Whistler and Vancouver, little Squamish sits in the middle of one of Canada's scenic natural areas, affectionately called the "Sea to Sky Country." A vacation in Squamish provides the perfect opportunity to try a range of outdoor activities, so it's not surprising the town calls itself the "Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada." Visitors get their dose of adrenaline by rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, golfing, whitewater rafting, or kite surfing in the area.
Porteau Cove Provincial Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Shannon Falls Provincial Park and then stroll around Porteau Cove Provincial Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Squamish online visit planner.

Squamish is very close to Britannia Beach. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Britannia Beach in August: highs in Squamish hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Squamish

Parks · Nature

Whistler

— 1 night
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've now added Superfly Ziplines to your itinerary. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: whizz through the canopy at Superfly Ziplines and then admire the sheer force of Brandywine Falls Provincial Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Whistler online route builder.

Traveling by car from Squamish to Whistler takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

British Columbia travel guide

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Parks · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Wineries & Vineyards
Approximately four times as large as Great Britain, the westernmost Canadian province of British Columbia remains a sparsely populated land of soaring mountains, picture-perfect coastlines, and dense forests filled with a diverse wildlife. Ideal for active and adventurous vacationers, British Columbia holidays usually include a blend of wilderness experiences and tours of urban attractions. Most visitors come here to kayak, whale watch, ski, snowboard, golf, fish, surf, and hike through 4 national parks and 140 ecological reserves. For a comprehensive British Columbia tour, make sure your visit includes stops in Vancouver and Victoria, two big cities packed with modern attractions and perfectly positioned for exploring this part of North America.