The Sunshine Coast Highway--aka B.C. Highway 101--offers a gorgeous get-out-of-town escape from Vancouver that shows off the magnificent beauty of the Lower Mainland seashore. A ferry ride from Vancouver takes you to the southern terminus of the byway in Langdale; from there, you hug the Strait of Georgia on a twisty but well-maintained route all the way to Lund--with another ferry crossing over the Jervis Inlet.
Mountain forests, tidewater coves and inlets, views out to the heights of Vancouver Island, lovely little waterfront hamlets: 101 gives you a firsthand taste for the charms of the Sunshine Coast. Combining the Sunshine Coast Highway with big-city Vancouver makes an awesome one-two punch of a B.C. holiday.
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