7 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

7 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

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Victoria
— 4 nights
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Sooke
— 1 night
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Parksville
— 1 night

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Victoria

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Butchart Gardens and Inner Harbour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, admire the striking features of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, and explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip planner.

Vancouver to Victoria is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in July: highs in Victoria hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sooke.

Things to do in Victoria

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Royal BC Museum
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Sooke

Sooke ©
Sooke is a district municipality situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. On the 31st (Fri), view the masterpieces at Marshall-Inman Gallery, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then identify plant and animal life at East Sooke Regional Park, and finally kick back and relax at French Beach Provincial Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sooke trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Sooke takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Victoria in July, plan for little chillier days in Sooke, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Parksville.

Things to do in Sooke

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Parksville

Parksville ©

Jewel of Vancouver Island

With access to both the sea and mountains, vacations in Parksville appeal to hikers, swimmers, bird-watchers, and amateur photographers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): find something for the whole family at Paradise Fun Park, then relax in the rural setting at Tiger Lily Farm, then explore the activities along Englishman River, and finally stroll around Englishman River Falls Provincial Park.

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

You can drive from Sooke to Parksville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Parksville

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

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