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, revitalizing spas and luxurious hotels.
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 consistently have ranked Whistler as the number 1 resort in North America for off-hill activities.
Winter activities include: Downhill skiing, Cross-country skiing, heli-skiing, cat-skiing, PEAK2PEAK Gondola sightseeing, Winter Ziplining, Dog Sledding, Tube Park, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, Sleigh Rides, Ice Skating, Ice Climbing, Winter Bungee Jumping, Tree Top Adventures, Eagle Viewing, Bobsleigh, Skeleton & Olympic Tours, Helicopter Sightseeing Tours.
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.
Summer activities include: Hiking, Biking, Ziplining, Golf, Whistler Bike Park, White Water Rafting, Canoe, Kayak & SUP, ATV Tours, Tree Adventures, visiting Lakes, Beaches and Parks, Bear Viewing, Rocky Mountaineer Train, Floatplane Sightseeing Tours, Helicopter Sightseeing Tours, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Bungee Jumping, Summer Skiing & Boarding, Road Cycling and Rock Climbing & Via Ferrata.
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.
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.