21 Amazing Vancouver Weekend Getaways Story

By Alli Sewell


21 Amazing Vancouver Weekend Getaways Story

Vancouver is perfectly located near a lot of weekend getaway locations. Its central location in North America makes it a... Read more

Weekend getaway 1

Whistler, BC

A trip to Whistler is one of the best weekend getaways from Vancouver. Located about 2 hours north of Vancouver,... Read more

Weekend getaway 2

Pemberton, BC

Pemberton is about a 30-minute drive north of Whistler. Like Whistler, it offers a range of outdoor recreation activities. However,... Read more

Weekend getaway 3

Squamish, BC

Squamish is located north of Vancouver, between Horseshoe Bay and Whistler. Stop here on the way to Whistler, or just... Read more

Weekend getaway 4

Bowen Island, BC

If you're looking for somewhere close to Vancouver to relax in nature, Bowen Island is the right choice. Despite still... Read more

Weekend getaway 5

Gibsons, BC

Gibsons is a quaint fishing town on the southern end of the Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver. This peaceful town... Read more

Weekend getaway 6

Harrison Hot Springs, BC

Harrison Hot Springs is nestled within the mountains and beaches surrounding Harrison Lake in southwestern British Columbia. Just drive 90... Read more

Weekend getaway 7

E.C. Manning Provincial Park, BC

Manning Provincial Park’s main attraction is the Manning Park Resort. The resort hosts the ski and snowboard hill that attracts... Read more

Weekend getaway 8

Kamloops, BC

Kamloops is the second-largest city in BC’s interior. It is found approximately four hours from Vancouver. Kamloops is known by... Read more

Weekend getaway 9

Kelowna, BC

As one of the biggest cities in the Okanagan, Kelowna is a trending tourist destination. It’s known for its beautiful... Read more

Weekend getaway 10

Naramata, BC

Naramata is found in the Okanagan Valley, about an hour's drive from Kelowna. If coming directly from Vancouver, it is... Read more

Weekend getaway 11

Osoyoos, BC

Osoyoos is located south of Kelowna and is just 2 km from the Canada-US border. It's a great additional stop... Read more

Weekend getaway 12

Galiano Island, BC

Galiano Island is the perfect place for a quick trip from Vancouver. Spend the day here, or take your time... Read more

Weekend getaway 13

Salt Spring Island, BC

Salt Spring is part of Vancouver’s Gulf Islands on the Strait of Georgia. Located between mainland BC and Vancouver Island,... Read more

Weekend getaway 14

Campbell River, BC

Campbell River is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. It’s a great Vancouver getaway for outdoor fanatics and... Read more

Weekend getaway 15

Tofino, BC

Tofino is a small coastal village on Vancouver Island. It is about a six-hour drive from Vancouver (including a ferry),... Read more

Weekend getaway 16

Victoria, BC

A trip to British Columbia’s capital - Victoria on Vancouver Island - is one of the best weekend getaways from... Read more

Weekend getaway 17

Garibaldi Provincial Park, BC

Located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Garibaldi Lake is a fantastic spot for a weekend getaway from Vancouver for hiking lovers.... Read more

Weekend getaway 18

Seattle, Washington (USA)

Seattle, in Washington state, is a fun weekend getaway from Vancouver. Drive here in around three hours, or take the... Read more

Weekend getaway 19

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Portland has something for everyone and is an ideal location for a long weekend trip from Vancouver or anyone spending... Read more

Weekend getaway 20

San Juan Islands, Washington (USA)

When planning a weekend trip from Vancouver, it doesn't get more beautiful than the San Juan Islands in Washington State.... Read more

Weekend getaway 21

Whidbey Island, Washington (USA)

If you are looking to unplug for the weekend, head to Whidbey Island in Washington State. This sleepy island is... Read more


In Summary

Hopefully, my list gave you some great ideas to start planning your next Vancouver weekend getaway! If possible, I definitely... Read more