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Best things to do in Squamish

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Viewpoint
“Beautiful scenery, exciting ride up to grouse mountain in the Gondola. Hiking, beautiful walks, meet the grizzly bear family, a nice restaurant and a beautiful view of the city.”
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Burger Restaurant
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“Only waterfront patio in Squamish! Beautiful views of the Squamish river and surrounding mountains”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“The Stawamus Chief are granite towers that rise above Squamish. It offers one of the best hiking experiences around Vancouver, and rewards you with scenic views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountain ranges. ”
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Brewery
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“Famous local brewery with an awesome patio and views. You can also walk across the street to the marina. Good spot for pictures. ”
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Café
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“Yummy local food, great local wines and beers too. Great little breakfast spot!”
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Japanese Restaurant
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“Our go-to sushi spot, run by long time Japanese Squamish locals. Make sure to try the Tuna Karage Role!”
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Campground
“Hike or bike right from the suite to Jack's trail which connects you to all of the Alice Lake trails. Go for a swim in one of the four lakes. Don't miss our favourite mountain bike trails: Leave of Absence, Manboobs and Rupert. Grab the TrailForks app for some recommended loops or send us a message when you are here!”
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Natural Feature
“Josh McCulloch Explore Squamish SHANNON FALLS PROVINCIAL PARK Dropping from a whopping 335 metres (1,105 feet), Shannon Falls is BC’s third tallest falls and the Sea to Sky corridor’s most popular spot for a picnic. Around the base of the falls, you’ll find a well-maintained boardwalk and trail network to explore some of the area’s towering trees, old-growth stumps and the ever-present mist from the roaring falls above.”
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Coffee Shop
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“Delicious coffee shop - hurry in the mornings to grab their limited supply of delicious cinnamon buns!”
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Restaurant
“Pub Fair - we went here thinking it was fine dining, we were caught a bit off guard and then delighted with the pub fair prices and fine dining caliber food! ”
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Restaurant
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“Best breakfast in town, right on the river with stunning views. This place is a locals favourite so its worth getting there early to avoid the crowds, especially on weekends.”
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Brewery
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“Great food and even Greater beer!! New hip place in the middle of Squamish. ”
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Restaurant
“Classic pub fair with an amazing deck overlooking an unused golf course. Good food and great parties. A favourite for local organisations to host events.”
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Art Gallery
“In this unusual building you can experience live music, talks, and showings from local artists. This is also the headquarters for the annual Eagle Count in January ”
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Restaurant
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“Authentic Indian at a great price. This is out go-to spot for takeout. Be sure to get the veggie samosa's + chala masala appy to start.”
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Pharmacy
“Here you can find anything and everything from groceries to health foods, flowers to smoothies! ”
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