The Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia

Posted by on 7 June 2010 in , | 0 Comments

Highway 99, or the Sea to Sky Highway, is the main artery linking the Vancouver area to B.C. Provincial Highway 97 and Interstate 5 in the United States. The Sea to Sky boasts just that--and lots of it. The drive is truly scenic with stunningly beautiful natural wonders on every side. In 2006 the UK's The Guardian named Highway 99 one of the world's five best road trips [1]. So what are you waiting for? For great Vancouver RV rental deals check out and start planning that once-in-a-lifetime British Columbia road trip.

In anticipation of the 2010 Olympics the city of Vancouver made improvements to the road, which is now a much better quality drive than it ever has been before. The highway moves though several different climate zones, from the coast and the mountains to the rainforest at Horseshoe Bay. The road also crosses through Squamish, B.C., Garibaldi Provincial Park and the resort town of Whistler. Also located on the Sea to Sky is Britannia Beach, a national historic site and the location of the BC Mining Museum. If you're in the area you should also take a moment to see the beautiful Shannon Falls.

There are several RV park options along the Sea and Sky. In Squamish there is the Eagle Vista Resort, Dryden Creek, the Klahanie Park and Squamish Valley Park. Whistler also has several RV parks including Riverside Park and Whistler Park.

Known as one of the world's most scenic drives, and definitely one of the most beautiful stretches of road in Canada, the Sea to Sky Highway is something that everyone should drive at least once. The road is unique because of its diversity in climate and scenery, which is nothing short of breathtaking. There is much to see and do in the cities, towns and parks dotting the highway, which are easily navigated by an RV. For great Vancouver RV Rentals, check out Motorhome Rentals and start planning your Sea and Sky-filled drive today.

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