10 days in Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria Itinerary

10 days in Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria Itinerary

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10 days in Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria Itinerary

Start: Guadalajara
Fly:  12​h
1
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Whistler
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h
3
Victoria
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Guadalajara

4
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.
Head to Granville Island and Granville Island Public Marketfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park, take a stroll through Vancouver Downtown, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Vancouver is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Guadalajara in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Vancouver, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Whistler Blackcomb and then make a trip to James Stewart Sculpture Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): catch some excitement at Whistler Sliding Centre, go from sight to sight with Peak 2 Peak Gondola, then get engrossed in the history at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, and finally stop by Olives On Tap.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Whistler online journey maker .

Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Whistler. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Peak 2 Peak Gondola ©
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Whistler Sliding Centre ©
Whistler Sliding Centre

2
nights
Victoria

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.
Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Inner Harbour for their historical value. Head to Russell Books and Beehive Wool Shopfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of The Butchart Gardens, examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, get a sense of history and politics at British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and wander the streets of Beacon Hill Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Victoria trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Whistler in July: highs in Victoria hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
British Columbia Parliament Buildings ©

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