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Sea to Sky Highway

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Address: Highway 99, British Columbia, Canada
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A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain...

A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.

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Sea-to-Sky Highway and Gondola Photography Tour
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Sea to Sky Exotic Driving Experience
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Private Tour: Sea to Sky Corridor Adventure

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A MUST! This is a gorgeous road like no other!

I like to call myself a road trip aficionado, having driving cross country twice, up and down each of the coasts, and across a good chunk of Alaska. This road is like no other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I like to call myself a road trip aficionado, having driving cross country twice, up and down each of the coasts, and across a good chunk of Alaska. This road is like no other. The mountains meeting turquoise colored water will take your breath away! There are plenty of places to camp along the way. Porteau Cove is nice spot... More 

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Live in Vancouver area, and always manage to take a trip along this route yearly. The bonus of course, is that it leads to the Whistler-Blackcomb recreation area, which is world class. The only downside is the fast traffic and stupid drivers. But if you take your time and enjoy the scenery, you will be amazed. The best sections are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

We hired an SUV from Avis in Vancouver instead of catching the shuttle. Avis upgraded us to a 7 seat SUV so we had plenty of room, the drive out from Vancouver (99) to Whistler is really well signed / advertised. The sea to sky highway gives you sight seeing options on the way and the quality/condition of the highway... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

The Sea to Sky Highway is the most scenic drive in Vancouver, probably even in Canada. If you don't have a car, highly recommend to rent a car to go that way - it's the way to Whisler anyways, so if you plan to go to Whisler, you are on it. If not, or just have 2 to 3 hours... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

I have been travelling this route for over 30 years and the Sea to Sky highway is better now than it has ever been. Yes, the scenery is stunning and it is worth taking your time to explore the lookout points of interest and the new Sea to Sky Gondola (which, on a nice day, shows you the entire Howe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

So, try for clear day..(yeah, sure) and make this drive. Runs about an hour or two, not sure, as I always stop and look at places along the way. Hopefully, have a nice road car, but anything will do. Honestly, this road is so beautiful, I run it a few times a year. At least Vancouver to Squamish... Consider lunch... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

its a wonderful place to visit. on well sunny day , you can see beautiful birdeye view of Squamish and can enjoy the nice trails. in good traffic it only takes 45 min from Vancouver downtown. I would suggest this place (Must See) for sure.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I thought Colorado was beautiful, route 99 toward Whister had nature I never saw before. Mountains ,lakes,parks and waterfalls everywhere. The trees were beautiful and the timing for the fall colors was perfect. Route 99 was a well maintained paved road with plenty of signage . Stop by all the small towns along the route. This is a must do... More 

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crail
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We traveled from Vancouver to Whistler for a few days and back again along this highway and never have I seen such views and scenery in 1 stretch. The photo shoots are endless and we spent most of the journey clicking away. You have it all ocean and mountains, spectacular. Excellent upgraded road so very comfortable journey.

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately on the day we had to drive this highway from Vancouver to Whistler and back it was cloudy, rainy and BAD visibility. As I really love driving it still was a VERY enjoyable drive, on our return trip the weather had slightly cleared and we could see some of the SPECTACULAR scenery we had missed on the way to... More 

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