8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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8 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: West Vancouver
1
West Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Osoyoos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kelowna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
End: Banff National Park

2
nights
West Vancouver

West Vancouver ©
West Vancouver is a district municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Step out of West Vancouver with an excursion to Farm Ventures in Roberts Creek--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, let little ones run wild at Dundarave Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Vancouver Seawall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Francis-in-the-Wood Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our West Vancouver travel tool .

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major airports are Vancouver International Airport and Victoria International Airport. In June in West Vancouver, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Osoyoos.

Things to do in West Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Farm Ventures
Highlights from your plan
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain
Farm Ventures ©
Farm Ventures

1
night
Osoyoos

Osoyoos ©
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, and then view the masterpieces at Osoyoos Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Osoyoos day trip planning tool .

Getting from West Vancouver to Osoyoos by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from West Vancouver in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Osoyoos: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kelowna.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Museums Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
Wine Tours & Tastings
Osoyoos Art Gallery ©
Osoyoos Art Gallery

1
night
Kelowna

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Kelowna tour planner.

Getting from Osoyoos to Kelowna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks Nature Wineries
Highlights from your plan
The Vibrant Vine ©
The Vibrant Vine

3
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
On the 10th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and then explore the activities along Moraine Lake. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery, then explore the activities along Lake Minnewanka, then admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, and finally stop by Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Banff National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Banff National Park is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka