Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia

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Journey the 409 km (254 miles) of Sea to Sky Highway leading from Vancouver to Whistler to appreciate scenic views of the ocean and mountains as the road winds high into the hills. Once voted the sixth-best road trip in the world, the route features many excursions and sights along the way, from hikes to waterfalls and train wreckage to lighthouse visits and pier walks. Be sure to take care traversing these winding roads, especially if you suffer from motion sickness. A visit to Sea to Sky Highway represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Squamish trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • July 30, 2017
    This is the road from Vancouver up to Whistler. It is very spectacular with views of the sea and the mountains and lots of places to stop.  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    Had a beautifully sunny day for our trek from Whistler to Vancouver. Stop off at multiple view points - so beautiful.  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    We drove from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler. What a drive! Wonderful view all the way of the sea, lakes and mountains. Highly recommended.  more »

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Where to stay in Squamish

With a small town center and just a few streets, you'll be close to the action no matter where you stay in Squamish. Cleveland Avenue and Victoria Street host the majority of accommodations, with several independent hotels and comfortable inns. If you have a car, consider staying north of the town center at one of the larger, more luxurious hotels that line the Sea to Sky Highway.
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