Sea-to-Sky Corridor is British Columbia’s playground–right in our backyard!
This magical place stretches from Horseshoe Bay through Whistler to the Pemberton Valley. Travelling north from Vancouver along Highway 99, visitors are treated to spectacular views of the glistening ocean waters of Howe Sound and rugged peaks of the Coast Mountains—truly a sea-to-sky experience!
For a leisurely walk, a day-long hike, or overnight camping in temperate rain forests and the most diverse ecosystem in Canada, Sea-to-Sky Country offers easy access to numerous provincial parks, including Porteau Cove, Shannon Falls, Garibaldi, Brandywine Falls, and Joffre Lakes.
Whistler is home to the Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort, one of the world’s premier year-around destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Whistler came together with Blackcomb in 2003 to become the largest ski resort in North America.
In 2010, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Winter outdoor athletes and enthusiasts alike new enjoy the many lasting legacies of the Games, including new world-class venues managed by Whistler Sports Legacies.
Whistler Olympic Park –Cross-country skiing, ski jumping, and biathlon
Whistler Sliding Centre –Bobsleigh and skeleton
Whistler Athletes’ Centre –Accommodation and sports services concierge
Whistler Village offers 400+ shops and restaurants and a wide range of accommodation options with direct access to hundreds of trails for alpine skiing and snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking in the summer. Spectacular sightseeing options include the world-famous PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, helicopter excursions and Snowcat tours.
Adjacent to Howe Sound and in the heart of Sea-to-Sky Country, the Squamish community is surrounded by nature and a all-season gateway to adventures, including fishing, rafting kayaking and mountain-biking and . It’s most famous landmark, Stawamus Chief, at 600m (1,200ft) and the nearby Shannon Falls offer breathtaking hikes and rock-climbs.
For bird watchers and nature photographers, Squamish and nearby Brakendale Eagles Provincial Park offer the chance to see majestic bald eagles wintering in the region as wild salmon are spawning in the local rivers.
In town, Squamish invites you to share artisan coffee and treats, sample some craft brews and regional wines or settle in for a meal.