21 Things to Do This Summer in Squamish
21 Things to Do This Summer in Squamish
The first day of summer has arrived! Make this summer count by ticking off some of these bucket list Squamish activities throughout the season.
Book a kiteboarding crash course where you will learn everything you need to know to get on the water. Private and group lessons are available daily.
Company: Aerial Kiteboarding
Ride the mini railway and view Western Canada's largest selection of cabooses, locomotives and more.
Company: West Coast Railway Heritage Park
Climb ladder-like rungs with jaw-dropping views of the Sea to Sky. Located above the Sea to Sky Gondola.
Company: Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Pick up a Craft Tasting Trail Passport from the Squamish Adventure Centre and win great prizes for sampling beverages around town.
Company: A-Frame Brewing, Backcountry Brewing, Cliffside Cider, Counterpart Coffee Roasters, Frostbites Syrup, Geo Cider, Gillespie's Fine Spirits, Howe Sound Brewing Company, Mountain Squeeze Juice Truck, Northyards Cider Co, Spark Kombucha and Squamish Water Kefir Co.
Company: Sea to Sky Gondola
Motorboat tours of Howe Sound are available daily. Or, choose to rent a boat and enjoy a slice of the Sound all to yourself, no special licence required!
Company: Squamish Harbour Marine Adventures
Paddle the teal blue fjord and drink in the views from a new vantage point.
Tour Companies: Norm Hann Expeditions and Sea to Sky Adventure Company
Rental Companies: Aerial Kiteboarding, Escape Route, Norm Hann Expeditions and Sea to Sky Adventure Company, Squamish Adventure Inn
From ocean beaches to clean freshwater lakes, Squamish hits the mark for all kinds of beach days. Click here for a list of Squamish swimming spots.
After just one taste of Squamish's legendary granite walls, you will see for yourself why Squamish in recognized as Canada's rock climbing mecca. From perfect crack climbs to friction sport climbing routes, Squamish has a bit of everything to keep you on your toes!
Discover the captivating story of Britannia Mine's Mill with an imaginative storytelling experience unlike anything else in North America.
Company: Britannia Mine Museum
Turn getting there into a thrilling all-day experience exploring Squamish's scenic backroads and logging roads on two wheels.
Company: Squamish Powersports
Enjoy the relaxation of a Squamish fishing trip while soaking in the summer sun. Our local guides can teach you everything you need to know to perfect your form and enjoy Squamish's sweet spots.
Photo: Mirae Campbell, Black Tusk Helicopters
Fly above the clouds for a bird's eye view that will seriously rock your world. Learn more in our recent blog post Why Everyone Should Try Heli or Flight-Seeing.
Click here for a list of top Squamish hikes and some inside information from the local experts.
Savour the summer drink menu while you still can.
Companies: A-Frame Brewing, Copper Coil Still and Grill, Howe Sound Brewing, Match Eatery and Public House, Norman Rudy's, The Crabapple Cafe, The Locavore Bar & Grill, The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar, The Sea to Sky Restaurant, Sea to Sky Gondola and Squamish Valley Golf Course.
Sail the legendary winds of Howe Sound.
Companies: Canadian Coastal
Photo: Squamish Rafting
There is no better way to beat the summer heat than by rafting the rivers with family and friends.
Click here to read our "Mountain Biking 101: Top Squamish Trails and More."
Rentals: Corsa Cycles, Flying Spirit Rentals and Sea to Sky Adventure Company
Tours and lessons: Dialed In Cycling, Ride BC, RideHub, Sea to Sky Adventure Company
Shuttles: The Squamish Shred Shuttle, Sea to Sky Adventure Company
Shops: Corsa Cycles
Swing some clubs in our pristine parkland and enjoy prime golfing season in Squamish.
Your annual camping trip awaits. View available campgrounds here.
Do you have what it takes to scale the four-level tower or leap from the 15-meter free fall?
Company: Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park