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We’re A Finalist In 2018 Canadian Tourism Awards

In Awards by Vicky Farrand

We’re thrilled to be able to announce that Sea To Sky Air has been chosen as a finalist in the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s “Small or Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award” hosted by Hilton International and presented by the Toronto Star. Sea To Sky Air is one of three businesses chosen from across Canada to be in the list …

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Things to do in Squamish: 13 summer flightseeing photos that will leave you in love with BC

In Adventure Inspiration by Vicky Farrand

Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada. Now, that’s a big title for a small town. But if you ask anyone who has visited Squamish, BC they’ll tell you that it more than lives up to the name! As with all adventure towns, the most memorable and exciting experiences involve around getting yourself to epic places by epic means. Whether that’s Squamish hikes, …

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Red Algae in Squamish: 5 Fascinating & Happy Facts (We Think) You Should Know

In Squamish Canada by Vicky Farrand

Summer 2018 has seen the return of a huge red algae bloom in the waters of the Howe Sound. This natural occurrence is common in Squamish waters and is sometimes misidentified as the more sinister “red tide”. The Squamish Chief newspaper spoke with Elysha Gordon of the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program Coordinator for Department of Fisheries and Oceans who confirmed that the …

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You Can Fly Over Garibaldi Lake + Hike Joffre Lakes In One Day: $264

In Trip Planning by Vicky Farrand

We’re partnered with the awesome team at the Vancouver-based tour company, LIVV Adventures to bring you an exciting day visiting two of southwestern BC’s most iconic destinations. To see and experience both of these incredible sights from Vancouver is usually a multi-day trip. Garibaldi Lake is a 90-minute drive from Vancouver and a 6-hour hike and Joffre Lakes are a 3-hour …

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Lake Lovely Water Guide: Everything tourists (and you) need to know before you go

In Squamish Attractions by Vicky Farrand

Where is Lake Lovely Water? Lake Lovely Water is a jaw-dropping alpine lake in southwestern British Columbia, roughly 11.5 km northwest of Squamish and 36.5 km southwest of Whistler. Lake Lovely Water sits in a large subalpine cirque at 3822ft in the rugged Tantalus Range in Tantalus Provincial Park. The mountains here are made of mostly granite topped with ancient …

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Day Trips from Vancouver: Panorama Ridge

In Squamish Activities by Vicky Farrand

The name Panorama Ridge did not come about by accident. The chance that you have already seen a photo from the area of Garibaldi lake is really quite high. The reason? This is one of the most stunning vistas to be experienced in the Sea To Sky Corridor and one of the top bucket list day trips from Vancouver for …

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Day Trips From Vancouver: Taylor Meadows

In Squamish Activities by Vicky Farrand

Taylor Meadows is part of a very popular circle route in Garibaldi Provincial Park. In late summer and early fall, the ground in the meadows is ablaze with a carpet of bright wildflowers set against the backdrop of volcanic rock and snow-capped peaks. This area in Garibaldi Provincial Park is one of the most popular hiking day trips from Vancouver for people wanted …

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Day Trips From Vancouver: The Barrier at Garibaldi Lake

In Squamish Activities by Vicky Farrand

You may have noticed that we write about Garibaldi Lake a lot. Mostly for two reasons first, it’s iconic. The unforgettable turquoise waters, glacier views, volcanic peaks and surrounding wildflower meadows make it one of the most beautiful lakes in BC. It has been called the “crown jewel” of Garibaldi Provincial Park by travel writers and it is one of the must-do …

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Things To Do In Squamish: Lake Lovely Water

In Squamish Things To Do by Vicky Farrand

The breathtaking Lake Lovely Water sits in a basin at 3800 feet above sea level. The mountains surrounding this scenic adventure spot are part of Tantalus Provincial Park just outside of the town of Squamish, BC, north of Vancouver. The 11,351-hectare Tantalus Provincial Park provides access to several recreational adventures including hiking, climbing, fishing, and advanced backcountry skiing. This is a remote …