10 days in Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Itinerary

10 days in Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Victoria
— 3 nights
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Drive to Swartz Bay, Ferry to Tsawwassen, Drive to Whistler
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Whistler
— 2 nights
Bus to Vancouver City Center, Fly to Calgary

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Vancouver

— 4 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Stanley Park and Vancouver Aquarium. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Granville Island, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, stop by Gastown, and stroll through Kitsilano Beach.

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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 July, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Victoria

— 3 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy The Butchart Gardens and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, stroll around Beacon Hill Park, explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, and identify plant and animal life at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.

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Getting from Vancouver to Victoria by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you will find days in Victoria are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Whistler

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Whistler Blackcomb.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Victoria in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Whistler, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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