31 days in Canada Itinerary

31 days in Canada Itinerary

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31 days in Canada Itinerary

Regina
Fly + taxi + shuttle:  9​h 15​min
Fernie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Creston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Castlegar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Grand Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Osoyoos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kelowna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Penticton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hope
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Mission
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Vancouver
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
Nanaimo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Campbell River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Tofino
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Port Hardy
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Prince Rupert

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Fernie

Fernie is a city in the Elk Valley area of the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, located on BC Highway 3 on the eastern approaches to the Crowsnest Pass through the Rocky Mountains. You've now added Lundbreck Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fernie Brewing, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lundbreck Falls.

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Regina to Fernie is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Regina to Fernie, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Regina in August, Fernie is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Creston.

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Nature Parks Breweries

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Lundbreck Falls
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Lundbreck Falls
Fernie Brewing

2
days
Creston

Creston is a town of 5,306 people in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Columbia Brewery. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): experience rural life at Kootenay Alpine Cheese Co., stroll through Yahk Provincial Park, and then savor the flavors at Two Scoop Steve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, do a tasting at Wynnwood Cellars, do a tasting at Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Skimmerhorn Winery & Vineyard Ltd, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Columbia Brewery.

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You can drive from Fernie to Creston in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Fernie in August, expect Creston to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Castlegar.

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Parks Wineries Wildlife

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Yahk
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Yahk Provincial Park
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery

2
days
Castlegar

Castlegar is the second largest city in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.It is located within the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline as well as Fletcher Falls. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then examine the collection at Doukhobor Discovery Centre, and finally play a few rounds at Redstone Resort Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Fletcher Falls and then stop by BC WINEGUYS.

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Traveling by car from Creston to Castlegar takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Creston to Castlegar is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Castlegar

Outdoors Adventure Tours

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Nelson, Redstone Resort Golf Course, Fletcher Falls, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Doukhobor Discovery Centre

2
days
Grand Forks

Grand Forks, population 3,985, is a city in the Boundary Country of the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Gladstone Provincial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Big Rock Candy Mountain.

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You can drive from Castlegar to Grand Forks in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Castlegar in August, you will find days in Grand Forks are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Osoyoos.

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Nature Parks
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2
days
Osoyoos

Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): do a tasting at Kismet Estate Winery, do a tasting at Gehringer Brother's Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at Oliver Twist Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Desert Hills Estate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Osoyoos Lake and then kick back and relax at Apple Beach RV Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Osoyoos trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Forks to Osoyoos by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Osoyoos, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kelowna.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Wineries Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Oliver
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Desert Hills Estate Winery
Osoyoos Lake
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

2
days
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 Lake Okanagan. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Gellatly Bay Aquatic Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Okanagan, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hardy Falls, and finally do a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): do a tasting at Little Straw Vineyards, then take in breathtaking views at Myra Canyon Park, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kelowna trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Osoyoos to Kelowna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Osoyoos in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kelowna, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Penticton.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Hardy Falls
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Hardy Falls
Lake Okanagan
Quails' Gate Winery

2
days
Penticton

Roughly translated from the Okanagan language, Penticton means "a place to stay forever," and it's not hard to see why.
On the 26th (Sat), do a tasting at Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery, learn about winemaking at Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery, then relax in the rural setting at Forest Green Man Lavender, and finally trek along Kettle Valley Steam Railway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): play a few rounds at Penticton Golf & Country Club, learn about winemaking at Deep Roots Winery, then kick back and relax at Three Mile Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Maple Leaf Spirits Inc.

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You can drive from Kelowna to Penticton in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Penticton, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Princeton.

Things to do in Penticton

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Naramata, Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery, Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery, Kettle Valley Steam Railway
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Forest Green Man Lavender
Kettle Valley Steam Railway
Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

2
days
Princeton

Princeton is a town in the Similkameen region of southern British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bromley Rock Provincial Park, savor the flavors at Doug's Homestead, and then take an in-depth tour of Hedley Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through China Ridge Trails and then stroll through E.C Manning Provincial Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Princeton itinerary planner.

You can drive from Penticton to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Penticton in August, Princeton is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Hope on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hedley, E.C Manning Provincial Park
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China Ridge Trails
Bromley Rock Provincial Park
Doug's Homestead

2
days
Hope

Hope is a district municipality located at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla rivers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sasquatch Provincial Park, Harrison Lake & Hot Springs and Hell's Gate Airtram. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): trek along Othello Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Harrison Lake & Hot Springs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sasquatch Provincial Park, and then tee off at Hope Golf Club.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hope trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Princeton to Hope in 2 hours. Traveling from Princeton in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hope, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mission.

Things to do in Hope

Parks Outdoors Transportation

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Harrison Hot Springs
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Harrison Lake & Hot Springs
Othello Tunnels
Hope Golf Club

2
days
Mission

Mission, the core of which was formerly a separate municipality known as Mission City, is a district municipality in the Lower Mainland region of the province of British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, experience rural life at Milner Valley Cheese, then do a tasting at Chaberton Estate Winery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at White Rock Promenade. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Trout Creek Farm and then admire the majestic nature at Golden Ears Provincial Park.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mission trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hope to Mission by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Mission, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Mission

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Maple Ridge, Chaberton Estate Winery, Milner Valley Cheese, White Rock Promenade
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Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
Golden Ears Provincial Park
Trout Creek Farm

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Park. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Kitsilano Beach, then kick back and relax at Jericho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Banks.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mission to Vancouver takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Mission in September, plan for little chillier days in Vancouver, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Lighthouse Park, Grouse Mountain
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Kitsilano Beach
Granville Island
Spanish Banks

2
days
Nanaimo

Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Heritage Forest, then kick back and relax at Beach Front Park, and then take the plunge with a skydiving experience. On your second day here, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, do a tasting at Averill Creek Vineyard, and then trek along Holland Creek Hiking Trails.

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Nanaimo is just a short distance from Vancouver. In September, daytime highs in Nanaimo are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Campbell River.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Qualicum Beach, Averill Creek Vineyard, River Rafting & Tubing, Holland Creek Hiking Trails
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Heritage Forest
Beach Front Park
Skydiving

2
days
Campbell River

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
On the 8th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Holly Hill Farm, identify plant and animal life at Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions, then get engrossed in the history at Museum At Campbell River, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Beaver Lodge Forest Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Blue Moon Winery, then kick back and relax at Kin Beach Provincial Park, and then do a tasting at Coastal Black Estate Winery.

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Drive from Nanaimo to Campbell River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nanaimo in September since evenings lows in Campbell River dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Campbell River

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Blue Moon Winery, Kin Beach Provincial Park, Coastal Black Estate Winery
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Coastal Black Estate Winery
Blue Moon Winery
Museum At Campbell River

2
days
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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound, then stroll through Cox Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park.

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Traveling by car from Campbell River to Tofino takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Hardy.

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Parks Outdoors Nature
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Clayoquot Sound
Pacific Rim National Park
Cox Bay Beach

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Port Hardy

Port Hardy is a district municipality in British Columbia, Canada located on the northwestern end of Vancouver Island. On the 12th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to World 's largest Burl, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can drive from Tofino to Port Hardy in 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Port Hardy are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Hardy

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

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Port McNeill
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gods Pocket Marine Provincial Park