8 days in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Itinerary

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Whistler
— 4 nights
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Vancouver
— 2 nights

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Alexander Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Whistler Train Wreck Trail and Nairn Falls Provincial Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Whistler: Squamish (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Lake Lovely Water). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, enjoy some diversion at Whistler Sliding Centre, and hike along Whistler Valley Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Whistler attractions planning app.

Madrid, Spain to Whistler is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In June, Whistler is a bit cooler than Madrid - with highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

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 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Deep Cove, then don't miss a visit to International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple), then steep yourself in history at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spanish Banks, tour the pleasant surroundings at English Bay Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver journey site.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Deep Cove
4.6
Beach
Spanish Banks
4.7