10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Whistler
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  4​h
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stanley Park and Granville Island. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vancouver Aquarium, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, take a stroll through Gastown, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vancouver online trip planner .

Toronto to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in September: highs in Vancouver hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Tue), ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb and then admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakeside Park, get engrossed in the history at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Whistler online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Whistler. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Zipline
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre ©
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Royal BC Museum and Miniature World will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, take in the waterfront at Inner Harbour, walk around Beacon Hill Park, and look for gifts at Russell Books.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Victoria sightseeing planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Victoria in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Victoria. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Miniature World ©
Miniature World

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