14 days in British Columbia Itinerary

14 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
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North Vancouver
— Few hours
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Squamish
— 3 nights
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New Westminster
— 1 night

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Vancouver

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): wander the streets of Gastown.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip itinerary app.

Toronto to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In October in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

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Gastown ©
Gastown

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Butchart Gardens, Chinatown and Craigdarroch Castle. There's more to do: snap pictures at Kinsol Trestle.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip maker.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Victoria are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Kinsol Trestle ©
Kinsol Trestle

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Nanaimo, Vancouver Island

Nanaimo

Harbor City

Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nanaimo tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Victoria to Nanaimo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Tofino on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Nanaimo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Tofino, Vancouver Island

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.
You've now added Roy Henry Vickers Gallery to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Old Country Market in Coombs (about 2h 30 min away). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Cox Bay Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tofino trip app.

You can drive from Nanaimo to Tofino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to North Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Old Country Market ©
Old Country Market
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery ©
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery

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North Vancouver

North Vancouver
Although officially a separate city, North Vancouver is actually a suburban area of Vancouver on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, a shallow-sided fjord.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our North Vancouver trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Tofino to North Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in North Vancouver are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for Squamish on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in North Vancouver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games
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Squamish

Squamish

Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada

Easily accessible from both Whistler and Vancouver, little Squamish sits in the middle of one of Canada's scenic natural areas, affectionately called the "Sea to Sky Country." A vacation in Squamish provides the perfect opportunity to try a range of outdoor activities, so it's not surprising the town calls itself the "Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada." Visitors get their dose of adrenaline by rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, golfing, whitewater rafting, or kite surfing in the area.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Squamish planning site.

Getting from North Vancouver to Squamish by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Squamish when traveling from North Vancouver in October, with lows around 7°C. You will leave for New Westminster on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Squamish

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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New Westminster

New Westminster
New Westminster is a historically important city in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, Canada, and is a member municipality of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Westminster trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Squamish to New Westminster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Squamish in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of -2°C in New Westminster. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New Westminster

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Outdoors
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