5 days in Vancouver & Tofino Itinerary

5 days in Vancouver & Tofino Itinerary

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5 days in Vancouver & Tofino Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Tofino
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
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.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver vacation builder app .

New York City, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

1
night
Tofino

Tofino ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Eagle Aerie Gallery and then see the world from above with Tofino Air Tours.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tofino trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Tofino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Vancouver in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tofino: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Tofino Air Tours ©
Tofino Air Tours
Eagle Aerie Gallery ©
Eagle Aerie Gallery

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