6 days Vancouver Island Itinerary Itinerary

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New York City
Fly:
14​h 15​min
Tofino
— 2 days
2 nights
Drive:
4​h 45​min
Victoria
— 3 days
2 nights
Fly:
15​h 15​min
New York City

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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 28th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Eagle Aerie Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tofino sightseeing planner.

New York City, USA to Tofino is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Tofino to be little chillier, temps between 57°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Victoria.

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Parks, Beaches, Trails, Nature
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3
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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.
Head to Russell Books and Mary Winspear Centrefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Craigdarroch Castle and Inner Harbour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, steep yourself in history at Chinese Cemetery, stop by Beehive Wool Shop, and admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Victoria itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tofino to Victoria in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Victoria are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Sightseeing, Parks, Historic Sites, Museums
SIDE TRIPS : Mary Winspear Centre, The Butchart Gardens
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