6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Lethbridge
Drive:  6​h
1
Castlegar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Penticton
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Kelowna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Nakusp
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
New Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Slocan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Nelson
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Lethbridge

1
night
Castlegar

Castlegar
Castlegar is the second largest community in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.Castlegar is located within the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Castlegar driving holiday website .

Lethbridge to Castlegar is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Castlegar can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Penticton.

Things to do in Castlegar

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Penticton

Penticton ©
Roughly translated from the Okanagan language, Penticton means "a place to stay forever," and it's not hard to see why.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kettle Valley Rail Trail. On the 28th (Fri), admire the engineering at Kettle Valley Rail Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Penticton online attractions planner .

Drive from Castlegar to Penticton in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Penticton can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kelowna.

Things to do in Penticton

Parks

Side Trip

Kettle Valley Rail Trail
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Kettle Valley Rail Trail ©
Kettle Valley Rail Trail

2
nights
Kelowna

Kelowna ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Myra Canyon Park. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Myra Canyon Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Giant's Head Mountain Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kelowna trip builder .

Drive from Penticton to Kelowna in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toNakusp.

Things to do in Kelowna

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Giant's Head Mountain Park
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Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park

1
night
Nakusp

The Village of Nakusp is a village located on the shores of Upper Arrow Lake, a portion of the Columbia River, in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nakusp trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Kelowna to Nakusp in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Denver.

Things to do in Nakusp

Parks Outdoors Trails
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hours
New Denver

New Denver ©
New Denver is a village in southeastern British Columbia, Canada, along the shore of Slocan Lake. You've now added Galena Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Galena Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Denver road trip tool .

You can drive from Nakusp to New Denver in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in New Denver can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Slocan.

Things to do in New Denver

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Galena Trail ©
Galena Trail

few
hours
Slocan

Slocan ©
The Village of Slocan, historically also known as Slocan City, from Ktunaxa: sⱡuqan, ). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Slocan Valley Rail Trail. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hike along Slocan Valley Rail Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Slocan online tour builder .

Slocan is very close to New Denver. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Nelson.

Things to do in Slocan

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Slocan Valley Rail Trail ©
Slocan Valley Rail Trail

1
night
Nelson

Nelson
Nelson is a city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nelson trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Slocan to Nelson takes an hour. July in Nelson sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nelson

Outdoors Parks Tours
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