10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

10 days in British Columbia Itinerary

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West Kelowna
— 2 nights
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Osoyoos
— 1 night
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights

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West Kelowna

West Kelowna ©
Calling itself the "Four Seasons Playground," West Kelowna boasts golf courses, gardens, pet-friendly parks, and several outdoor play areas.
On the 9th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

Make your West Kelowna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Reykjavik, Iceland to West Kelowna is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in May: highs in West Kelowna hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Osoyoos.

Things to do in West Kelowna

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kelowna
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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery ©
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
Quails' Gate Winery ©
Quails' Gate Winery
The Vibrant Vine ©
The Vibrant Vine

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Osoyoos

Osoyoos ©
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Desert Hills Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Silver Sage Winery, and finally do a tasting at Rust Wine.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Osoyoos day trip site.

You can drive from West Kelowna to Osoyoos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from West Kelowna in May, Osoyoos is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Oliver
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Rust Wine ©
Rust Wine
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
Silver Sage Winery ©
Silver Sage Winery

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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.
On the 13th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Mark Penney Gallery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then visit a coastal fixture at Amphitrite Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tofino travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Osoyoos to Tofino takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Osoyoos in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tofino: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Ucluelet
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Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery ©
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
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 Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater and Victoria Pier. Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Christ Church Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Government House, admire the natural beauty at Abkhazi Garden, explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, and explore the world behind art at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Victoria driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Tofino to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Victoria are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
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Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Victoria Pier ©
Victoria Pier

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