60 days in British Columbia Itinerary

60 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Whistler
— 7 nights
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Sun Peaks
— 2 nights
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Golden
— 7 nights
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Vernon
— 6 nights
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Chilliwack
— 6 nights
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Vancouver
— 11 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 8 nights
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Parksville, Vancouver Island
— 6 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 6 nights
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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.
Attractions like Whistler Blackcomb and Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Whistler with a short trip to Backcountry Snowcats Ltd in Mount Currie, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Peak to Creek, get outside with Whistler Blackcomb bubly Tube Park, and glide through natural beauty at Black Tusk Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Whistler travel itinerary planner.

Vancouver to Whistler is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in March; daily highs in Whistler reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sun Peaks.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

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Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks is a mountain resort municipality in British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour, gear up at McSporties - Day Rentals, then surround yourself with nature on Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Sun Peaks Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Sun Peaks.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sun Peaks online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Sun Peaks takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Whistler in March, expect nights in Sun Peaks to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Golden.

Things to do in Sun Peaks

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

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Golden

Shining from its nook in the Rocky Mountain Trench, the town of Golden lives up to its name, with memorable scenery at every turn.
Attractions like Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park and Kootenay Valley Viewpoint make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Golden: Yoho National Park (Hamilton Falls, Burgess Shale, &more), Panorama (Rk Heliski & Panorama Mountain) and Stanley Glacier (in Kootenay National Park). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Golden Nordic Ski Club, wander the wide-open spaces of Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Golden, and get all the equipment you need at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Golden attractions planner.

You can drive from Sun Peaks to Golden in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Sun Peaks to Golden, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sun Peaks in March, with highs in Golden at 6°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vernon.

Things to do in Golden

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

6
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Vernon

Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Kids will appreciate attractions like Big White Ski Resort and Sovereign Lake Nordic Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vernon: Kelowna (Kempf Orchards, SnowSkool, &more), Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park (in Scotch Creek) and Mustang Powder (in Revelstoke). On the 21st (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at SilverStar Mountain Resort. And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at Studio be, get outside with Kal Tire Place, walk around Silver Star Provincial Park, and experience rural life at Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vernon visit planner.

Traveling by car from Golden to Vernon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Golden in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vernon: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chilliwack.

Things to do in Vernon

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Chilliwack

Mid-sized Chilliwack serves as a convenient day-trip idea from Vancouver, located just 100 km (60 mi) to the west.
Kids will enjoy Fishing Charters & Tours and Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbotsford (Onnink's Blueberry Farm, Tanglebank Gardens, &more) and Harrison Hot Springs (Sasquatch Country Adventures & Harrison Lake & Hot Springs). There's lots more to do: trek along 32 Vedder River Rotary Trail, relax in the rural setting at Anita's Organic Mill, make a trip to Deroche General Store, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Hemlock Mountain Coffee Co..

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chilliwack travel planner.

You can drive from Vernon to Chilliwack in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Chilliwack can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Chilliwack

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stanley Park and Vancouver Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vancouver: Roberts Creek (Farm Ventures & Cliff Gilker Park). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Granville Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

Plan trip to Vancouver with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Chilliwack to Vancouver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Royal BC Museum and Victoria Bug Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford), BC Aviation Museum (in Sidney) and Sooke (Fishing Charters & Tours & East Sooke Regional Park). There's lots more to do: walk around Beacon Hill Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Inner Harbour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Victoria trip planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April in Victoria, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Parksville.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Parksville, Vancouver Island

Jewel of Vancouver Island

With access to both the sea and mountains, vacations in Parksville appeal to hikers, swimmers, bird-watchers, and amateur photographers.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spas and Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Parksville: Mount Washington Alpine Resort (in Mount Washington), Goose Spit Park (in Comox) and Port Alberni (Hole in the Wall, Cathedral Grove, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, kick back and relax at Beach Front Park, relax in the rural setting at Tiger Lily Farm, and view the masterpieces at Arts Afire Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Parksville trip website.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Parksville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tofino.

Things to do in Parksville

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Tofino, Vancouver Island

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Long Beach and Wild Pacific Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Ucluelet (Image West Gifts & Florencia Bay). Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and view the masterpieces at Henry's Carving Shed.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Parksville to Tofino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tofino are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

British Columbia travel guide

4.3
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.