11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
1
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Whistler
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Tsawwassen, Ferry to Swartz Bay, Drive to Victoria
3
Victoria
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Kelowna
— 1 night
Fly

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4
nights
Vancouver

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Yaletown and Lighthouse Park will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Granville Island and Vancouver Downtown. Get out of town with these interesting Vancouver side-trips: Coquitlam Centre (in Coquitlam) and Cheryl's Trading Post (in Surrey). There's lots more to do: stroll through Kitsilano Beach, walk around Queen Elizabeth Park, kick back and relax at Spanish Banks, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver vacation planner.

Calgary to Vancouver is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Stanley Park ©
Must see
Stanley Park
4.8
Granville Island ©
Must see
Granville Island
4.3

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lost Lake.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Whistler journey builder site.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Whistler when traveling from Vancouver in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Lost Lake ©
Water Body
Lost Lake
4.6

2
nights
Victoria

Garden City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Royal BC Museum and Craigdarroch Castle. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Butchart Gardens and Beacon Hill Park. Change things up with a short trip to French Beach Provincial Park in Sooke (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour, look for gifts at Russell Books, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Whistler to Victoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Whistler in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Victoria: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Victoria

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Inner Harbour ©
Must see
Inner Harbour
4.8
Royal BC Museum ©
Must see
Royal BC Museum
4.7

1
night
Kelowna

Orchard City

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.
On the 31st (Wed), stop by Art of Yarn, do a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery, do a tasting at Little Straw Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, then do a tasting at House of Rose Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Frequency Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kelowna trip maker site.

You can fly from Victoria to Kelowna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Quails' Gate Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Quails' Gate Winery
4.2
Art of Yarn ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Art of Yarn
4.3
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery
3.9

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