Sea to Sky
En Route in Alberta and BC.
This route can either start in Vancouver or Calgary and will guide you through beautiful BC and Alberta!
Itinerary reference: 11108 (starting in Vancouver) or 21108 (starting in Calgary)
For more information see Overview, Itinerary, Add-ons and Map below, or contact us.
Departing from Vancouver, you’ll take the ferry to picturesque Victoria on Vancouver Island where you can explore the city, go whale watching, tour the world famous Butchart Gardens or hit the beach.
The drive to Ucluelet is breathtaking and our En Route Travel Book makes sure you won’t miss any of the beautiful spots along the way. The next few days will be spent in Ucluelet, a lovely ocean side village on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Here you can go whale watching, discover the Pacific Rim National Park, hike on the Wild Pacific Trail, explore the rainforests and visit Tofino.
Head on to Campbell River, the Salmon Capital of the World, and stroll on Discovery Pier where you might see salmon, an eagle, or a whale. Explore the trails around town or in one of the parks and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife.
Lund and Sechelt are located on the Sunshine Coast, a pacific paradise of quirky towns, friendly people, easygoing lifestyle and breathtaking views.
The Sea-to-Sky Highway will get you to Whistler, an adventure mountain wonderland.
The scenic drive to Lillooet has many interesting stops along the way.
Marvel at the many waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park, which one is your favourite?
The stunning Jasper National Park is where you can enjoy wonders like the Maligne Canyon, soak in Miette Hot Springs and cruise through the tranquil beauty of Spirit Island.
Banff is one of the world’s premiere destinations, spanning a region of unparalleled majestic mountain scenery. Explore the many glacier fed lakes, such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and Peyto Lake.
Be on the lookout for bighorn sheep, elk, moose and black bears.
All En Route Travel Canada itineraries include pre-booked campgrounds, one of our exclusive services that offer the peace of mind that everything is planned and booked for your unforgettable RV holiday.
Our commitment to you is that we will book the best campsites that are available at the moment that you book your itinerary with us!
Travelers booking an En Route Travel Canada Itinerary receive an individualized En Route Travel Book!
- It will be printed full colour, with a coil binding
- The Travel Book is available in English, German and Dutch
- There is a large section with tips on how to prepare for the trip, as well as Canadian traffic rules and other good-to-know topics
- The detailed itinerary section has daily information on all services we have booked. Think of amenities, supplier services, directions, phone numbers, etc
- The daily itinerary section also features the destination for that day, the directions, and Highlights along the Way with local tourist information
- Last but not least it also includes all vouchers for booked campgrounds, tours, activities, ferries are part of the Travel Book, on perforated paper
Travellers have instant itinerary access on their mobile devices while en route with offline maps and real-time itinerary updates in case something must be changed along the way.
- For IOS or Android
- Includes daily travel details, contact info, etc
- Available off-line once itinerary is downloaded onto device(s)
We provide personalized online itineraries for every booking, which can be accessed from anywhere, any time and can easily be shared with family and friends.
Emergency phone numbers
If an unforeseen problem arises in regards to reservations, we will assist travelers over the phone. We will provide them with a toll-free emergency number.
In case the travelers try calling us from their European mobile phone, the toll-free number likely won’t work. In that case they can call us on the local number we provide.
Vancouver – Victoria (121 km/75 mile, plus ferry)
Pick up your motorhome today and stock up on groceries. Explore Boundary Bay Regional Park in Tsawwassen, a popular bird watching area for nature enthusiasts with beautiful views of White Rock and Mount Baker.
BC Ferries takes you across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Make sure to stop and marvel at the flowers and gardens at the Butchart Gardens. A short drive takes you to Victoria.
A full day to explore Victoria’s inner harbour with the Parliament Buildings and the Empress Hotel. Check out the stores or go visit the Royal BC Museum or China Town.
Victoria – Nanaimo (110 km/68 mile)
Today you take the scenic Malahat Drive with panoramic ocean views to distant Mount Baker. Stop in Duncan, the “City of Totems”, and in Chemainus to see the world’s largest outdoor gallery of murals and sculptures. Try a Nanaimo Bar in Nanaimo, and visit Coombs, famous for its market with the goats grazing on the roof.
Nanaimo - Ucluelet (182 km/113 mile)
Cross the island on Highway 4 and wind your way through the ancient Douglas fir trees of Cathedral Grove. Check out the Mars fire bomber, based at Sproat Lake. Stroll a bit further along the beach, and you will have a close up view of the ancient petroplyphs.
There’s so much to do in the small village of ‘Ukee’. Will it be whale watching, bear watching, bird watching, fishing, surfing, hiking, biking, ocean kayaking, zip lining or Ukee dining and a sunset cruise? Visit nearby Tofino, explore the Pacific Rim and Long Beach.
Ucluelet – Campbell River (245 km/152 mile)
Return along Highway 4 to head north on Highway 19A, and relax on the sandy beaches of Parksville and the stunning shoreline of Qualicum Beach. Continuing north, you end up at Campbell River, the Salmon Capital of the World.
Take a stroll around the community to see the hundreds of chainsaw carvings. From the Discovery Pier, you might see a salmon, eagle, or whale. Venture into Strathcona Provincial Park for wildlife or go whale watching or kayaking.
Campbell River – Lund (115 km/71 mile, plus ferry)
The Sunshine Coast is the next stop on your journey. In Comox, board BC Ferries to Powell River, a hub of the Sunshine Coast that successfully combines the great outdoors with historic and cultural appeal. Drive north to explore the eclectic community of Lund, located at the end of Highway 101.
Visit the Historic Lund Hotel, complete with art gallery and general store. Board a cruise and watch for whales, sea lions, porpoises, seals and coastal marine birds on a scenic cruise into Desolation Sound. Or take a 15-minute water taxi ride from Lund to Savary Island; the island’s white sand beaches and warm swimming waters are reminiscent of more tropical destinations.
Lund – Sechelt (130 km/81 mile, plus ferry)
Today you board another BC Ferries vessel to Earls Cove. See Harmony Falls and at Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park, hike the easy 4-km/2.5-mi trail to a viewpoint turbulent waters form spectacular whirlpools and whitewater during peak tide change.
Sechelt – Whistler (148 km/92 mile, plus ferry)
Today you return to the mainland by ferry and drive the scenic ‘Sea-to-Sky’ Highway along the many fjords of the Pacific Coast to Whistler, a bustling summer and ski-resort. Discover scenic ocean vistas, soaring mountains, dramatic waterfalls, bustling communities, parks and outdoor activities.
Whistler – Lillooet (130 km/81 mile)
In the morning visit the downtown area of Whistler, rent a bike and explore the area, take the Peak-to-Peak Gondola, hike to Lost lake. The beautiful Duffey Lake Road brings you straight across the scenic Coast Mountains to Lillooet.
Lillooet - Wells Gray Provincial Park (266 km/165 mile)
While driving on Highway 97 and 99, you can experience BC’s historic gold rush past. This journey takes you past historic buildings, through unique geological landscapes, and to parts of the original Cariboo Wagon Road that were used by more than 10,000 pioneers during the 1860s.
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Wells Grey Provincial Park is famous for wildlife (black bears, grizzlies, moose, mountain goats, caribou, wolves, cougar, etc.), waterfalls and wilderness. Check out Dawson Falls and Helmcken Falls, which plunge down into mist-filled gorges.
Wells Gray Provincial Park – Jasper National Park (320 km/199 mile)
North over the Caribou Mountain roads where black bears are frequently seen. Visit the Rearguard Falls and maybe take the time for an exciting rafting trip on the mighty Fraser River. Drive through Mount Robson Provincial Park, named after the highest mountain of the Canadian Rockies.
Jasper National Park
Enjoy Jasper and surroundings. Take a cruise on Maligne Lake, take the Jasper SkyTram to the summit of Whistlers Mountain with views of downtown, relax in Miette Hot Springs and visit the flowered meadows and glaciers of Mount Edith Cavell. Mountain lions, wolves, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely!
Jasper National Park – D. Thompson Nordegg (199 km/124 mile)
Today you drive the world’s most scenic highway, the Icefields Parkway. Marvel at the snowy peaks, icy-blue lakes and the famous Athabasca Glacier. See the Athabasca and Sunwapta Falls, walk on air on the Glacier Skywalk.
D. Thomspon Nordegg – Banff National Park (178 km/111 mile)
Continue on the Icefields Parkway. Our En Route Travel Book makes sure you will not miss anything along the way. Visit Peyto Lake and the famous azure blue waters of Lake Louise. Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon should not be missed!
Banff National Park
Check out downtown Banff with its many stores, see Lake Minnewanka, Vermillion Lakes, Bow Falls and the impressive Banff Springs Hotel. Dip in the hot pools and take the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain.
Banff National Park – Calgary (145 km/90 mile)
Today your tour comes to and end when you return your motorhome to the rental station.
All our itineraries include campgrounds. But that is just the beginning of the services we offer. To make things easier we have created several categories that feature many activities, tours, attractions, etc. Anything to make your itinerary unique, going far beyond the traditional adventures. To complete, or start, the ideal itinerary we can also book your RVs, hotels, and ferries.