8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights

2
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, wander the streets of Granville Island, stop by Gastown, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver online trip itinerary maker.

Seattle, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Vancouver are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

2
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tofino Air Tours. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get a bird's-eye view with Tofino Air Tours, trek along Wild Pacific Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pacific Rim National Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Long Beach, thenbrowse the exhibits of Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Clayoquot Sound, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tofino trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Tofino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in August; daily highs in Tofino reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Wild Pacific Trail
Highlights from your plan
Tofino Air Tours ©
Tofino Air Tours
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail

3
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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at The Butchart Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Abkhazi Garden, explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Inner Harbour.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria route tool.

You can drive from Tofino to Victoria in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August in Victoria, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

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