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Sea to Sky Highway

Highway 99, British Columbia, Canada
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Whistler Day Trip from Vancouver
Ranked #14 of 1,823 Attractions in British Columbia
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Youngsville, Louisiana
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125 reviews 125 reviews
56 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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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Los Angeles, California
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62 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We drove from Vancouver to Whistler and back last week. Howe Sound was a spectacular combination of bay with giant and smaller islands and on the other side of the sound, huge snow capped mountains. Halfway through the ride which takes about 2 hours, the road goes up into the higher mountains passing rivers,waterfalls, streams and forest. As we went... More

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Hurst, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Do not miss this drive, it is awesome and well worth your time. Plan your route to take in this drive, you will not be disappointed. Plenty of views with places to stop. Some excellent attractions along the way also. If not driving take the Rocky Mountaineer Train to Whistler from Vancouver day return trip, or do both as we... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Driving from Vancouver to Whistler must be one of the most beautiful drives in the world. At the top of best drives with the Iceberg Highway in Canadian Rockies and the Amalfi Coast, each very special in their own way. Blue seas, islands of all sizes, blue skies, waterfalls just off the highway, try Brandywine falls, huge mountains at the... More

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Rhode Island
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215 reviews 215 reviews
163 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I can't say enough about this beautiful drive from Vancouver to Whistler. It is a photographer's dream highway. This was an incredible drive with each turn more beautiful than the next.... A good portion of the drive actually hugs the side of the coastal mountains and overlooks Howe Sound... We had a map of the highway with suggested stops along... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

No matter what time of year you drive it, the Sea to Sky highway is always amazing. The views of the water all along Howe Sound... the giant cliff faces of Porteau Cove and the Stawamus Chief... All amazing!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nice little Roadtrip from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler.....Not too many spots to stop and take pictures our our way north,but coming back...there is some places to pull over...Be sure to stop at Shannon Falls& Experience the Gondola!...

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