Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Powell River (YPW)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Powell River!
Driving about half an hour north of Powell River on Highway 101 will take you to charming town of Lund. The town presents serene natural setting with the snowy rise of peaks on Vancouver Island across Georgia Street on one side and emerald green Coast Mountains on the other.
Located south of Powell River, North Shore is a bustling city that thrills skiers at its Grouse Mountains. You can also enjoy sky-rides to reach mountain’s summit. In addition, you can also relish views of city skyline from the top of Point Atkinson Lighthouse or hike the challenging peaks of Lions Bay.
Texada Island, located around 52 miles away from Powell River, makes up for an ideal day trip from Powell River. Relax at the white-sanded beaches of Shelter Point Regional Park or enjoy boating or camping at the Jedediah Island Provincial Marine Park. Art lovers can visit the Holtenwood Gallery featuring interesting pottery, art and ceramic works.