About Whistler

About Whistler

 

Located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia just an hour and half north of Vancouver, Whistler is regarded as the top four-season resort in North America. There’s two majestic mountains with a vibrant base Village, epic skiing and snowboarding, four championship golf courses, unbeatable shopping, restaurants and bars, accommodation to suit every budget, hiking trails, spas and arguably the best mountain bike park in the world.

The resort appears regularly in “Best of” lists from around the globe, winning for its incomparable skiing and boarding, as well as for its hotels, restaurants and golf courses. Whistler became even more world-renowned as the site of the alpine and Nordic venues for the 2010 Olympics Games.

Blending the charm of an alpine village with the amenities of an urban centre, the pedestrianized Whistler Village offers fine dining, vibrant nightlife, eclectic boutiques, revitalising spas and luxurious hotels.


WINTER ACTIVITIES

Whistler is a true winter wonderland with many ways to enjoy winter both on and off the slopes. Aside from skiing and snowboarding you can enjoy a huge variety of things to do from exploring the snow-covered Village with your family, special holiday events, backcountry adventures and legendary après sessions.

The winter activities are so good readers of SKI Magazine ranked Whistler as the number 1 resort in North America for off-hill activities for 2015.

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SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Whistler’s list of summer activities is a mile long. Top it off with an eclectic mix of events, family-friendly atmosphere and a fun and vibrant arts and culture scene for the ultimate summer destination.

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YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES

Year-round activities include: Peak2Peak Gondola sightseeing, numerous spas (including the outdoor Scandinave Spa), Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, Arts and Culture, indoor climbing, shopping, first class dining and a vibrant nightlife.


NON-STOP CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Whistler offers a non-stop line-up of events through every season. From annual signature events including IronMan, The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Crankworx, GranFond, The Whistler Film Festival, Cornucopia to our grass-roots community events there’s something for everyone. For a full list of events in Whistler click here.


USEFUL LINKS

Tourism Whistler – www.whistler.com
Whistler Blackcomb – www.whistlerblackcomb.com
Whistler Awards – http://www.whistler.com/about-whistler/awards/
Whistler videos – https://www.youtube.com/user/GoWhistler/videos

 
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