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Sea to Sky Highway

Address: Highway 99, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #68 of 2,033 Activities in British Columbia
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Owner description: A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged...
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Owner description: A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Karnataka, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

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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15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

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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24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

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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146 reviews 146 reviews
71 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
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68 helpful votes 68 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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54 helpful votes 54 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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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

In November of 2013 I visited both Whistler and Vancouver, and in between drove the magnificent Sea to Sky Highway. No matter if you’re going north or south, it’s a B.C. must-see. Starting at Howe Sound, black island mountains rise from the sea. Farther north, you slip away from the water, and are met with jagged white peaks high above... More 

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Cambewarra, Nsw
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We drove this on a drizzly day. We were fortunate to find the sea to sky gondola open for business. The scenery on the drive was amazing and memorable. We loved the variety of things to see. Wether road has in recent years undergone significant upgrades and did feel very safe despite the inclement weather. Highly recommended. Whistler is awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The views are spectacular!! Especially from Vancouver to Squamish, overlooking looking Howe Sound and the Islands!! Great for a day trip to Squamish or Whistler. Excellent road!

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