7-Day Itinerary: Vancouver Island
This 7-day itinerary is based on the “Week on Vancouver Island” trip experienced by one of our lucky contest winners.
Access: Start in Vancouver | End in Vancouver
Total duration: 7 Days
Total distance: 723 kilometres (450 miles)
Follow this itinerary for a week-long trip exploring Vancouver Island. Start up island and travel south, checking out some of the top places to ride on the island. Pair biking with local breweries and jumps in the ocean for the perfect way to cool down after long rides.
Day 1: Campbell River
Day 2: Quadra Island
Day 3-4: Cumberland
Overnight at the biker-friendly Riding Fool Hostel. Ride the downhill trails at Mount Washington. Get lost in the network of 175 trails in the Cumberland Forest. Try the local brew at Cumberland Brewing Co.
Day 5: Denman & Hornby Island
Tuck in for an overnight on Denman or Hornby island. Enjoy lunch at Forage Farm & Kitchen. Spend a day exploring the 80 km of singletrack trails. Hop in the ocean at Tribune Bay for a post-ride cool down.
Ride Double D for downhill fun on Mount Tzouhalem. Grab a bite to eat at Duncan Garage Cafe. Head for Story Trail and loads of singletrack on Maple Mountain. Finish the day at Riot Brewing Co. and Sawmill TapHouse.
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