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Address: Highway 99, British Columbia, Canada
Activities: Driving
Description: A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged...
A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Viewtastic Drive

The highway is much improved in recent years. There are some areas which are still two lanes but the majority of the way there are more lanes and pull outs for views and stops... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Langley, Canada
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Langley, Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The highway is much improved in recent years. There are some areas which are still two lanes but the majority of the way there are more lanes and pull outs for views and stops. This area is not so pleasant in the heavy snow or downpours. If it's a dryish day, sunny or bit of overcast I'd recommend the drive.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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198 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This highway was a nightmare prior to the winter Olympics, but now it's a driving marvel. You can now enjoy the scenery and not worry about those kamikaze drivers of the past. Necessary route travelling to Whistler-Blackcomb. No more washed out roads and bridges.

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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Drove up from North Vancouver and it was absolutely stunning way to get to Whistler. Some beautiful scenery and amazing opportunities for photos. We stopped at Lions Bay for a coffee which is a great place to have a break. Drive took us just under 2 hours including a 40 Min break, there was hardly any traffic there or in... More 

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Karnataka, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Booked advance tickets on greyhound. It was a rainy, foggy ride from vancouver to whistler in the morning but this had a charm of its own. In the evening, the skies were cloudy but otherwise clear and dry providing a nice view of the sea and the mountains. We could not do much in whistler because of the weather. So... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This highway is great until Whistler, but the highway is a lot longer then that. Once you get past Whistler, the highway becomes a goats trail with huge steep cliffs right off the side of the road. It needs a lot more barriers then it currently have. So if your going to travel the entire thing, be careful and do... More 

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CA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I drove the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler and back last July (2014) and had high hopes of taking some photos. However, the highway is a mostly two lane highway with very limited turnouts, generally no shoulder, and numerous no stopping/parking signs. (I can't imagine driving this from Vancouver to go skiing.) If you can find a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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160 reviews 160 reviews
75 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This highway winds along the shoreline of Howe Sound north from Vancouver and up into the mountains to the Whistler ski resort. It is a beautiful drive with views of the water, mountains, islands, forests, waterfalls, and small towns. Watch for signs for the Provincial Parks along the way and stop to see some spectacular waterfalls like Shannon Falls and... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Just when you think you haven't seen anything more beautiful you go around another corner. Rent a car and take your time. There are plenty of stop off spots along the way.

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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This highway, upgraded for the Vancouver/Whistler 2010 Olympics, is a fantastic experience. It is about a 90 minute trip from Vancouver to Whistler, The scenery is breathtaking with lovely ocean, island & mountain vistas. Lots of places to pull over & take photos too. Be sure to stop in Horseshoe Bay on route. It is a lovely ocean side village... More 

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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130 reviews 130 reviews
55 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our ride up the Sea-to-Sky Highway along the coast. Beautiful scenery and some great picture stops. I highly recommend a drive up this road into the mountains.

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