Squamish bed and breakfasts, hotels and motels along B.C.’s scenic Highway 99 are gearing up for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Hwy. 99 accommodations promise a budget alternative to the higher cost of Whistler hotels, b&bs and motels. Road construction crews are already taking advantage of Squamish cheap hotel rates. Squamish is positioned on Highway 99, halfway between Vancouver and Whistler, ideally situated for attending Olympic venues in both locations. If you’re skiing in Whistler this winter, consider staying in a Highway 99 hotel, motel or B&B. Squamish offers world class rock climbing, mountain biking, wind surfing and kite boarding….
Monthly Archives: March 2009
Perfectly located 40 minutes south of Whistler and 45 minutes north of Vancouver, the oceanfront town of Squamish is the ideal Highway 99 accommodation center for attending Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics venues in both areas. The name Squamish comes from the Coast Salish word ‘Sko-mish’ which translates as ‘Strong Wind’. Squamish is the recreational capital of Canada, offering windsurfing, mountain climbing, mountain biking hiking, scuba diving, kayaking, wind surfing, kite boarding and many other opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts should visit Shannon Falls, BC’s third largest waterfall.