11 days in British Columbia Itinerary

11 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock British Columbia route builder

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Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tofino
— 2 nights
Fly to Vancouver, Bus to Whistler
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Whistler
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kelowna
— 2 nights
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Vancouver

— 4 nights

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary maker site.

Toronto to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

Tofino

— 2 nights
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 17th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, then look for gifts at Mermaid Tales Bookshop, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pacific Rim National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tofino trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Tofino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tofino, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Whistler

— 2 nights
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 20th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then ski along the peaceful trails at Callaghan Country's Alexander Falls Touring Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Whistler trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tofino to Whistler takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Tofino in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Whistler, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Kelowna

— 2 nights

Orchard City

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Don-O-Ray Farm Adventure, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then learn about winemaking at Cahoots - Cider & Art.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kelowna holiday planner.

Drive from Whistler to Kelowna in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature
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British Columbia travel guide

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Approximately four times as large as Great Britain, the westernmost Canadian province of British Columbia remains a sparsely populated land of soaring mountains, picture-perfect coastlines, and dense forests filled with a diverse wildlife. Ideal for active and adventurous vacationers, British Columbia holidays usually include a blend of wilderness experiences and tours of urban attractions. Most visitors come here to kayak, whale watch, ski, snowboard, golf, fish, surf, and hike through 4 national parks and 140 ecological reserves. For a comprehensive British Columbia tour, make sure your visit includes stops in Vancouver and Victoria, two big cities packed with modern attractions and perfectly positioned for exploring this part of North America.