Top things to do

Museum in Squamish & Around

Britannia Mine Museum

Once the British Empire's largest copper mine, this giant and superbly-restored industrial museum is just 10 minutes before Squamish on Hwy 99. The rattling underground train tour is highly recommended (included wit…
Museum in Squamish & Around

West Coast Railway Heritage Park

Train nuts should continue just past central Squamish to this large, mostly alfresco museum that's lined with clapboard buildings and dozens of historic locomotives and carriages – including BC's legendary Royal Hud…
Cafe in Squamish & Around

Sunflower Bakery Cafe

Just look for the bright yellow exterior and then nip inside for hearty, homemade lunches, often of the organic or vegetarian variety. Soups and sandwiches abound but the quiches are recommended if you fancy a chang…
Park in Squamish & Around

Stawamus Chief Provincial Park

On the way into Squamish from Vancouver, you'll see a sheer, 652m-high granite rock face looming ahead. Attracting hardy climbers, it's called the 'Chief' and it's the highlight of Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. Yo…
Waterfall in Squamish & Around

Shannon Falls Provincial Park

About 4km before you reach Squamish, you'll hear the rushing waters of Shannon Falls Provincial Park. Pull into the parking lot and stroll the short trail to BC's third-highest waterfall, where water cascades down a…
Park in Sea To Sky Highway

Garibaldi Provincial Park

Outdoorsy-types should make a beeline for this 1950 sq km park, justly renowned for hiking trails colored by diverse flora, abundant wildlife and panoramic wilderness vistas. Summer hikers seem magnetically drawn he…
Park in Sea To Sky Highway

Brandywine Falls Provincial Park

A few kilometers north of Squamish and adjacent to Hwy 99, the focus of this tree-lined 143-hectare park is its spectacular 70m waterfall. A short stroll through the forest leads to a leg-jellying platform overlooki…
Area in Squamish & Around

Eagle Run

Every January, locals and visitors are invited to participate in the annual eagle count, timed to coincide with the arrival of hundreds of bald eagles that feast on salmon in local rivers. Live music and art shows a…
Farm in Squamish & Around

Tenderfoot Fish Hatchery

A First Nations-run salmon hatchery that helps keep regional fish stocks up to healthy levels, visitors can wander the facilities here on a self-guided tour.
Canadian in Sea To Sky Highway

The Boathouse

With a big, open sea view that’s a necessity in Horseshoe Bay, the Boathouse is casual in a sophisticated kind of way. Crisp white tablecloths await diners, as does a contemporary menu heavy on the seafood but with …