8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

8 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
2
Whistler
— 1 night
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
4
Duncan, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
5
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 1 night

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, take a stroll through Granville Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Toronto to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Toronto to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, see Off-Road Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Whistler sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in June, Whistler is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline
Off-Road Tours
Alexander Falls ©
Alexander Falls

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.
On the 1st (Wed), pick up some local products at Glenwood Meats, thengo for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Craigdarroch Castle, thenexamine the collection at Royal BC Museum, and then walk around Beacon Hill Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria day trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Whistler to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Whistler in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Duncan.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

1
night
Duncan, Vancouver Island

Duncan ©
Duncan is a city on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. On the 3rd (Fri), stop by Rembrandt's Chocolates, appreciate the history behind Duncan Totem Poles, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Raptors, and finally make a trip to Judy Hill Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Duncan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Duncan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Victoria in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Duncan: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Duncan

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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The Raptors ©
The Raptors
Duncan Totem Poles
Duncan Totem Poles
Judy Hill Gallery ©
Judy Hill Gallery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tofino online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Duncan to Tofino in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Duncan in July: highs in Tofino hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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