Squamish Travel Guide

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Squamish Overview

Squamish, which is translated into “Mother of the Wind” is quite a large town in the middle of Vancouver, British Columbia and Whistler, British Columbia. It is the midway point on Highway 99, which is the Sea to Sky Highway.

The scenic drive is quite lovely, whether it be a sunny, snowy or rainy day. The beautiful view you encounter allows for many photographic moments. The drive up and down Highway 99 through Squamish will surely take your breath away.

Popular tourist attractions for the adventurous is Stawamus Chief, a granite massif favored by climbers. Mountain bikers also like Squamish for it's hundreds of trails as well as the Test of Metal cross country bike ride. Make sure to sign up early.

Shannon Falls is also located within Squamish but the turn off is small and parking is very limited. Don't give up hope though, it is a breathtaking sight!