Seattle – Vancouver Vacation Itinerary for August

Seattle – Vancouver Vacation Itinerary for August

Northwest – August vacation from the Texas HEAT!  Vancouver is on RM’s bucket list and I guess I can be talked into tagging along.  If you have suggestions for us, please share.


FRIDAY, August 1st

Fly to Seattle

  • PIKES Market
  • See cousins and family
  • Stay the night in a hotel


SATURDAY, August 2nd

Drive to Vancouver – estimated 3 hours

Check in to hotel

  • Day at Stanley Park, Sunset Beach
  • Vancouver Aquarium

SUNDAY, August 3rd

  • University of British Anthropology
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Vancouver Art Gallery

Dinner reservations  for 2:  Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, 604.673.7000 

MONDAY, August 4th


  • Canada Place
  • Granville Market
  • Roedde House


Dinner reservations  for 2:  Provence Marianaside/Crosses with Davie, 1177 Marinaside Crescent Vancouver, BC, (604) 681-4144

TUESDAY, August 5th

  • Drive along North Shore
  • Stops at Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Hiking, Kai’palano Big House, Totem Poles, Treetops Adventure
  • Drive to Whistler – 75 miles

Drinks at the Mallard Bar at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Make reservations at the Rim Rock – call in June to reserve a table.

Check in hotel

WEDNESDAY, August 6th

  • Hiking

Drive to Victoria – not sure how long to estimate for this, maybe for 4 hours with ferry?

Make reservations for car on ferry @ $55

Take the Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay Ferry (Check schedule/fares) (Passing through *United States* Washington, then crossing into *Canada* British Columbia).

Check in to hotel

THURSDAY, August 7th

  • Chinatown, Gate of Harmonious Interest
  • Old Town
  • Lunch at Iris Times Pub, 1200 Government Street
  • Royal British Columbia Museum

Dinner at Red Fish Blue Fish on Broughton St. Pier

FRIDAY, August 8th

Explore Fort Street Antiques

Beacon Hill Park

Make reservations for the ferry

Drive back to Seattle

Check in hotel

SATURDAY, August 9th

Return rental car

Home bound!





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