Bloggers' Favourite Things to Do in Squamish

Squamish: From Logging to Blogging

While most travellers to Squamish are too busy to write about their experience, every once in a sunny day in fall someone will share their experience in a blog post. We scoured the internet to pull these blogs together and share them with you to help you figure out the best things to do in Squamish.

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The Round the World Girl made a pitstop at Shannon Falls. (image source: rtwgirl.com)

The Round the World Girl made a pitstop at Shannon Falls. (image source: rtwgirl.com)

7 top stops to make in a day trip to Squamish are shared by Arnette, the Round the World Girl (rtwgirl.com).

It can be hard to focus on eagles with such beautiful scenery! (image source: travellingmom.ca)

It can be hard to focus on eagles with such beautiful scenery! (image source: travellingmom.ca)

Eagle watching is a great thing to do in Squamish in the winter, writes Claudia from thetravellingmom.ca. She adds there were "so many eagles to spot and attempt to photograph, I nearly get whiplash from straining to view them all."

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Squamish is "next great adventure town" according to the folks at Switchback travel. They add "for those looking for uncharted adventure, this little pocket of British Columbia is prime."

Room with a view! Sagalbot on Elfin Lakes. (image source: sagalbot.com)

Room with a view! Sagalbot on Elfin Lakes. (image source: sagalbot.com)

Elfin Lakes for a day trip or overnight hike is one of the most picturesque things to do in Squamish. Sagalbot.com shares beautiful pictures and quick tips from their first overnight backpacking trip there. 

The favourite Squamish boulder problems are listed by folks at Flashed.com. They're "petitioning to change all the grades in Squamish to v4 -  we could call it the Fourrest!"

The chimichanga at Mag's 99

The chimichanga at Mag's 99

Looking for places to eat in Squamish, food blogger Dee at gastrofork.ca pays a visit to Mag's 99 and reports that, "This golden fried chimichanga is the best and closest thing I’ll get to Mexican food north of the border." She adds of the place, "It’s a bit of a dive, but I believe that’s part of it’s charm." 

There's lots to do and see in downtown Squamish... especially thrift shops. (image: valleymom.ca)

There's lots to do and see in downtown Squamish... especially thrift shops. (image: valleymom.ca)

"7 highlights from our trip to Squamish" are shared by Krystl from valleymom.ca in her first ever visit to the town (despite only living an hour away!). For #4 is "This Town has Some Serious Charm" adding, "If you’re a huge thrift store fan like myself, you’ll be in Heaven".

Nadine enjoying the view (image source: heynadine.com)

Nadine enjoying the view (image source: heynadine.com)

Head up the Sea-to-Sky gondola - the Panorama Ridge trails is "HIGHLY recommended" - writes YouTube star Nadine 

Sushi Sen - “Every time I come here, I’m happy.”  (image source: vancouversun.com)

Sushi Sen - “Every time I come here, I’m happy.”  (image source: vancouversun.com)

"Sushi Sen is a Squamish delight", writes prominent Vancouver food critic Mia Stainsby's. She mentions, "you wouldn’t find it without a heads-up, but you’ll be glad when you do."

Even better than mountaintop views? Sea plane views! (image: maryinvancity.com)

Even better than mountaintop views? Sea plane views! (image: maryinvancity.com)

"Magnificent views" are to be had on scenic plane rides with Sea to Sky Air, as Mary from maryinvancity.com shares. 

For a ride that, "truly demonstrates how beautiful the coastal fiord of Howe Sound is," Pat Mulrooney heads to the longest ride in the Sea to Sky corridor, Disneyland, and share some gorgeous photos. 

Breakfast at Fergie's "proved they were born for the hospitality business." (image source: mccarthy-travels.com)

Breakfast at Fergie's "proved they were born for the hospitality business." (image source: mccarthy-travels.com)

"The signs aren’t kidding when they say this is the “outdoors capital” of Canada," Michael from mccarthy-travels.com says of his experience of spending a few days in Squamish.

Via ferrata on pebbleshoe.com. An exciting hybrid of hiking and climbing.

Via ferrata on pebbleshoe.com. An exciting hybrid of hiking and climbing.

Experiencing Squamish's recently installed via ferrata, and exploring lesser known trails on the "Stawamus Chief Sampler" are among some of the many recommended things to do in Squamish shared by locals Leigh and Spring McClurg on their blog, Pebbleshoe.com. 


Follow in the footsteps of these bloggers... or make your own. As these bloggers share, there are tons of things to do in Squamish no matter what you're into. 

And if you write a blog of your own, share the link with us and we'll spread theh wisdom.

Happy adventuring!