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Sea to Sky Highway

Highway 99, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 1,721 Attractions in British Columbia
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving
Description: A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Boca Raton, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

A must drive for those that love scenery and nature. Drive from Vancouver to Whistler and stop half way for coffee at a coffee shop that roast their own coffee beans right on the premises.

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Falmouth, MA
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391 reviews 391 reviews
114 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A beautiful drive from Vancouver to Whistler with some great attractions along the way. Always feel safe and is easy to drive. Not to be missed.

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Maryville, Missouri, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We choes to fly to Vancouver, then drive up to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway. Absolutely beautiful! Roads were nice and the views were fantastic! We did all the tourists stops right off the highway to make the ride a little longer.

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Durham, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This tops the most scenic drive I have ever taken without the roller coaster death defying feeling of being on the edge of the mountain and the fear of accidentally dropping 500 feet or so to the water below. Too tired and sleepy and time zoned but had to stay awake not to miss the beautiful scenery. The sights are... More

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Newark, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A few drives have really stood out for me. The Pacific Coast Highway in California, the Road to Hana in Maui, the drive to Meteora in Greece, and Sea to Sky Highway in BC. Snow covered mountains cradling glistening lochs created a truly special experience.

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North Vancouver
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Big Sur is a scenic drive? Not even close. Sea to Sky is far superior. The Big Sur gives you views of the open ocean and....the open ocean. Sea to Sky gives you ocean, islands, cliffs, jagged peaks and endless mountains. Take the drive and you'll see!

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This a beautiful scenic highway that takes you from Vancouver to Whistler. There are many places to stop and check out like Shannon and Brandywine Falls ( short walks from parking to large falls) and peaceful Alice Lake ( nice stop for lunch) We visited Horseshoe Bay at the start of the trip which was pretty but nothing special. The... More

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southern california
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Well worth the visit. If your visiting Vancouver, this is a definite. All age levels, can participate. It is a brand new attraction, and they have worked very hard making it first class. The scenery is outstanding. I've hiked in the area, prior to the gondola going in. This is the way to get up the mountain, you are above... More

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San Diego, CA, USA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You really must do the Sea to Sky Highway on a visit to Vancouver. There are so many places to stop, with such beautiful views. We really would have missed out on a lot if we skipped this. We spent so much time exploring several of the stops that we only made it up to Squamish! Hiked Cypress Provincial Park,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were visiting Vancouver and decided to take a drive through the Sea to Sky Highway. We travelled from Vancouver to Whistler. The highway was ok. Some beautiful views but no look out points to stop and take a picture. The ones that do exists are on the other side of the road and it's dangerous to cross. We did... More

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