Whistler’s Best Kept Secret: Visit in the Fall

Fall in Whistler Village

Often overshadowed by our epic winters and glorious summers, fall is arguably Whistler’s most underrated season. No crowds, stunning scenery, and the lowest rates of the year! Fall in Whistler is technically considered to be ‘shoulder season’, but we think there is no better time to enjoy our beautiful mountain town. Whilst the crowds slow […]

The Best Mountain Bike Trails in Whistler (that aren’t in the bike park!)

Best Mountain Biking Whistler

Want the low-down on the best mountain bike trails in Whistler? Look no further!  Best for beginners: Lost Lake Trails Our picks: Pinocchio’s Furniture, Jellyroll Gumdrop, & Grand Wazoo. Just five minutes of low-key pedaling from Whistler Village lies the tranquil forest network of Lost Lake – home to some of the best mountain bike […]

Top Things To Do in Whistler This Summer!

Garibaldi Lake

  The sun is shining, Summer in Whistler is in full swing! Whistler in summer is an outdoor lover’s (and sun-seekers) paradise! The sun is shining, the lakes are warming up, so whether you want to hike, bike, or relax – there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Whistler this summer. Here are our favorite […]

4 Romantic Whistler Getaways for Any Type of Couple

Whistler Valentine's Day

Whistler might have a high adrenaline reputation, but it has a softer side, too—one that is perfectly suited for the ultimate romantic getaway for a couple. Of course, not all couples are created equal, and that’s why we’ve created these four romantic itineraries for all types of couples. Whether it’s your first vacation as a […]

Tales from behind a Dog Sled

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane   Wrapped up like a warm, human burrito in a dog sled, I’m careening through a narrow forest trail with six dogs at the helm. As a fork appears ahead of us in the trail, my guide shouts out a command and the dogs at the front veer left. As […]

4 Ways to Crush Your Skiing Goals

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane   Here’s the thing with skiing: no matter how good you are, there’s always room to improve. There’s always new terrain to tackle, new tricks to learn, and new skills to master. Whether you’re brand new to the sport or have been at it for years, you’re constantly learning. Whistler […]

What to Wear in Whistler, Winter Edition

Trying to pack your entire wardrobe into a single suitcase is never an easy task. Luckily, when you’re coming to Whistler, there’s plenty you can leave behind. Dressing for Whistler is all about being comfortable and practical – so leave those stilettos at home! Here’s what we recommend taking with you to Whistler. A word […]

7 New Year’s Resolutions to Tackle in Whistler

The holiday decorations have been packed away, the last bottle of bubbly has been consumed, and now it’s time to focus on a fresh start for 2016. We firmly believe that new years resolutions should incorporate as much fun and adventure as possible. Instead of depriving yourself or halfheartedly committing to resolutions that you know […]

Don’t Miss These January Whistler Events!

The New Year is upon us – and with all the fun stuff happening in and around Whistler this month, there’s no time to sit around at home twiddling your thumbs. The holiday season has come and gone, and now it’s time to enjoy the best of Whistler. January is one of the most exciting […]

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Whistler

If your family is in Whistler to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you’re in the right place. On December 31st, the Village will come alive with fun, family friendly events to ring in the New Year – and you’re invited! Here’s how to have the perfect night on the town with the whole family. Start With […]

How To Celebrate Christmas in Whistler

If you’ve ever spent the holidays in Whistler, you know it’s very easy to get into the Christmas spirit around here. With twinkling lights setting the Village aglow and a fresh layer of snow blanketing everything, Whistler is a real-life winter wonderland. It’s the perfect place to continue your family’s favourite holiday traditions or to […]

Tackle Your Shopping List With These Whistler Experience Gifts

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane   Raise your hand if you have too much stuff. If you’re like most of us, your closet is jam-packed and your drawers are overflowing – and you just don’t have any room left for another decorative mug or scented candle. This holiday season, why not get a little creative […]

Skiing in Whistler, Five Different Ways!

(Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane) Whistler is known for being a pretty phenomenal place to ski. You probably already know that. But what you may not know is that skiing isn’t just one singular activity – in fact, there are several ways to have an awesome time on two planks here in Whistler. Maybe you’ve […]

5 Whistler Activities and Events to Try This December

December is a truly magical time to be in Whistler. With snow falling in the valley, lights strung through the trees around Whistler Village, and holiday decorations adorning street lamps, shop windows, and hotel lobbies, strolling through Whistler in December feels like being in a real life snow globe. If you’re lucky enough to be […]

Winter in Whistler Has Arrived — Here’s How to Celebrate!

(Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane) We can tell you’ve all been practicing your snow dances! Thanks to an especially snowy November, we’re happy to report that Whistler Mountain will be opening a week ahead of schedule. November 19 officially marks Opening Day, a day where thousands of snow enthusiasts gather to celebrate the start of […]

7 Ways to Warm Up in Whistler

Photo Credit: Scandinave Spa | Tourism Whistler   Been outside lately? Temperatures are dropping in Whistler, a sure sign that winter is here. Gone are the days of shorts and t-shirts by the lake – they’ve been replaced with ski jackets, toques, warm boots, and maybe a little snow. Luckily, there are plenty of ways […]

5 Reasons to Extend Your Whistler Weekend Trip

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler | Mike Crane   The only thing wrong with a weekend trip to Whistler is that it goes by too quickly. One minute, you’re driving up the Sea to Sky highway, full of excitement and anticipation at the inevitably awesome weekend ahead. Before you know it, it’s Sunday afternoon and already […]

5 Ways to Stay Busy in November in Whistler

What’s up next month in Whistler? In short, a lot. November in Whistler has an un-earned reputation as being a slow, sleepy month – but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s a month full of pure indulgence (see Cornucopia below) balanced by some serious fitness (hello, opening day!), peppered with a dash pre-Christmas […]

Which Whistler Tasting Tour Should You Try?

It’s an age-old dilemma for any visitor to Whistler: with so many awesome restaurants, bars, and cafes, how do you possibly choose which ones to visit? Luckily, Whistler Tasting Tours has come up with a perfect solution: in one evening, you can join a guided tour of like-minded people to visit several of Whistler’s top […]