6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Windsor
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: Windsor

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, then look for gifts at Russell Books, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Craigdarroch Castle, examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, and then stroll around Beacon Hill Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planner .

Windsor to Victoria is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Windsor to Victoria. Traveling from Windsor in September, you will find days in Victoria are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of Granville Island and then walk around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3.5 hours. October in Vancouver sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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