6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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6 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Sooke, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Sooke, Vancouver Island

Sooke ©
Sooke is a district municipality situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sooke day trip planning tool .

Newark, USA to Sooke is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Sooke due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Newark, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Sooke, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tofino.

Things to do in Sooke

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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French Beach Provincial Park ©
French Beach Provincial Park
East Sooke Regional Park ©
East Sooke Regional Park
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park ©
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

1
night
Tofino, Vancouver Island

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 25th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Eagle Aerie Gallery, stroll through Schooner Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cox Bay Beach, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Tofino Brewing Company.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Sooke to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Tofino sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tofino

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove
Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Eagle Aerie Gallery ©
Eagle Aerie Gallery

2
nights
Clearwater

Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Helmcken Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dawson Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Spahat Falls, then walk around Wells Gray Provincial Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Clearwater trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tofino to Clearwater takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Tofino in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Clearwater, with highs around 78°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Nature Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Helmcken Falls ©
Helmcken Falls
Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park

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