Destination guide

The friendly city of Squamish awaits you

The mountains and parks create a pretty picture of Squamish. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, skiing and rock climbing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Squamish

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Squamish for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Squamish a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whistle Punk Hollow Adventure Golf (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • West Coast Railway Heritage Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Murrin Provincial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Furry Creek Golf and Country Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Squamish

Travelers enjoy Squamish for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, December or March, when snowfall averages 28.02 inches and temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Squamish

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Squamish. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Squamish Estuary (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Stawamus Chief Provincial Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Shannon Falls Provincial Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Alice Lake Provincial Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Murrin Provincial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)

How to get to and around Squamish

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 36 mi (58 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Squamish?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday lettings near Squamish. From 28 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Squamish is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Squamish?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Squamish. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Squamish Estuary: 59 holiday lettings
  • Shannon Falls Provincial Park: 58 holiday lettings
  • Whistle Punk Hollow Adventure Golf: 63 holiday lettings
  • Squamish Adventure Centre: 60 holiday lettings
  • Quest University Canada: 58 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Squamish listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Squamish?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Squamish. Our other popular types of Squamish holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Squamish?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Squamish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.