8 days in Vancouver Island & Vancouver Itinerary

8 days in Vancouver Island & Vancouver Itinerary

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8 days in Vancouver Island & Vancouver Itinerary

Seattle
Drive + ferry:  5​h
Victoria
— 4 nights
car:  4​h
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Seattle

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days
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Butchart Gardens, British Columbia Parliament Buildings, Fisherman's Wharf, and other attractions. Attractions like Royal BC Museum and Miniature World make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Square, admire the striking features of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, and don't miss a visit to Government Street.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Victoria trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Victoria is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Victoria Bug Zoo ©
Victoria Bug Zoo

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steveston Heritage Fishing Village, Steam Clock, Totem Poles, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: put a fun spin on your tour with Vancouver Mysteries, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Park, and admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vancouver travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Vancouver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or take a bus. June in Vancouver sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Steveston Heritage Fishing Village, Lighthouse Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
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