15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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15 days in British Columbia Itinerary

Regina
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
Whistler
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
Vancouver
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Regina

3
days
Tofino, Vancouver Island

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.
When in Tofino, make a side trip to see Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound, stroll through Long Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach.

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Regina to Tofino is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Regina to Tofino is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Regina in August, expect nights in Tofino to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks Trails Nature

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Wild Pacific Trail
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Pacific Rim National Park
Clayoquot Sound
Wild Pacific Trail

3
days
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
Victoria is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, take a stroll through Beacon Hill Park, take in the waterfront at Inner Harbour, and step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Victoria holiday planner.

You can drive from Tofino to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In August in Victoria, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Sightseeing Museums

Side Trip

Central Saanich
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The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour

3
days
Whistler

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Whistler: Pemberton (Pemberton Distillery & Joffre Lakes Provincial Park). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Peak 2 Peak Gondola, admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lost Lake, and glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb.

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Getting from Victoria to Whistler by flight takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Victoria in August, expect nights in Whistler to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pemberton
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Whistler Blackcomb
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Lost Lake

5
days
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park, take a stroll through Vancouver Downtown, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, and admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

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You can fly from Whistler to Vancouver in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vancouver when traveling from Whistler in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Sightseeing Nature

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North Vancouver
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Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver Aquarium

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