8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
2
Vancouver
— 2 nights
3
Whistler
— 1 night
4
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll around Village Green.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tofino visit site.

Toronto to Tofino is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get a bit cooler in Tofino: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mermaid Tales Bookshop ©
Mermaid Tales Bookshop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Granville Island and then walk around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Tofino to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Tofino in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Whistler.

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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Whistler

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Whistler trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Whistler, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports
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Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pick up some local products at Glenwood Meats, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Abkhazi Garden, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Victoria planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Whistler to Victoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Whistler in June, plan for slightly colder days in Victoria, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

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