Driving To Whistler

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Highway 99, otherwise known as the Sea To Sky Highway, is a stretch of road that spans from Vancouver to Pemberton. Its views are world renowned. The twists and turns take drivers along the Howe Sound, right beside the ocean. This stretch gives way to the mountains, where the peaks of the Tantalus Range grace […]

Deep Winter

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A very common question we get here at Whistler Reservations, is what time of the year should I come to Whistler? Whenever is our standard response. However, for those looking for more of an exact answer, deep winter is a great time to be in the mountains. Deep winter is the period from early to […]

The 27th Annual Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

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The Whistler Pride and Ski Festival is back for its 27th year. What started off in 1992 as a group of revelers celebrating inclusivity in the mountains, has now turned into one of the largest queer-focused ski weeks in the world. From January 20th-27th, pride culture, entertainment, and of course skiing are organized into an energetic schedule. […]

Why Skiing More Should Be Part Of Your New Years Resolution

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New Years is a time for new beginnings and the all too familiar new year’s resolution. For many it’s a time to start eating well, to be more organized, and to take better care of oneself in general. This new chapter sees all types of commitments taking place, many disintegrating within the first two weeks […]

The Many Sounds Of Whistler

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From the moment the Sea To Sky Highway curves around and takes you into Whistler, your senses will be left in wonder. So many sights to see and new smells to take in. But what many often fail to recognize, is the many noises associated with being in the mountains. These noises can’t be found […]

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Powder Skiing

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Whistler has received a mind-boggling 165cm of new snow this week. That’s triple their base in just a matter of days. For all you powder lovers out there, this is heaven. Now, skiing powder comes with an immense amount of joy but also, its own set of problems. In order to maximize on fun, safety, […]

5 Holiday Gift Ideas For The Traveler In Your Life

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Shopping for someone whose passion is traveling can be tricky. Gift cards can lack meaning and typical gifts can be unpractical. So when it’s all said and done, what do you get the traveler in your life? We all know that certain person that can’t still. Maybe they love to live out of a backpack […]

The Most Instagram-Worthy Things To Do In Whistler This Winter

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The winter months are an exhilarating time to be in Whistler. The holiday spirit is very much alive and there are a number of exciting events happening in town- all of which are very Instagram-worthy. Amid the twinkling lights, you’ll find unique activities and plenty of share-worthy views.  Now as the saying goes, “It didn’t […]

Skiing Early Season In Whistler

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Imagine, just you and the empty slopes, eager staff full of enthusiasm for the season ahead, and a vacation before the festive season kicks off. Early-season skiing offers all of this and more. In addition to the above, starting your ski season off when the lifts first open for the winter is the perfect opportunity […]

5 Reasons To Be Excited About The Winter Season

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We’ve been waiting a long time and if the descending snow line is any indication, winter is finally here. It’s time to bring on everything that the season entails. Forget hot drinks, cozy fires, and mittens; We’re talking about snow, sports, and exciting new features on the mountain. The change of the season is bringing the […]

Whistler’s Best Cup Of Hot Chocolate

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful but you don’t have to inside for it to be delightful. Grab a cozy cup of hot chocolate to get toasty warm from the inside out. Hot chocolate is a drink where chocolate is mixed with warm milk and topped with whip cream or other decadent toppings. This creamy […]

Advice For The First Time Whistler Traveler

Whistler is one of the most sought-after travel destinations and we couldn’t more excited that you decided to come to visit for the first time! Now that you’ve settled on a date, booked airfare and travel, the fun part of planning can begin. The part where you get to start day-dreaming about endless snow, après, and […]

Why Travel To Whistler During The Shoulder Season

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When Whistler is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is skiing and in a close second is mountain biking. Those activities represent the peak travel seasons well. And while both winter and summer in the mountains are incredible, what’s not as well known, are the shoulder seasons, autumn and spring. Shoulder season is […]

Winter Pet Friendly Holidays

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Planning a vacation? There’s no need to leave Bowser at home. A winter holiday can be a wonderful change of scenery for both you and your pet. In addition to all the pet-friendly activities available in Whistler, we can bet that there’s a good chance your furry best friend will love snow as much as […]

The Spookiest Whistler Halloween Yet

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Halloween is a favourite holiday here in Whistler. And as with everything, we go full throttle for maximum amount of scare! The freaky celebrations aren’t limited to one day. That would mean only a single costume is necessary and well, that just won’t do. No, we like to eat, drink, dance, and howl at the moon […]

It’s Okay To Start Your Winter Countdown Now

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Summer’s great but once the leaves begin to fall there’s only one thing on our mind: winter! The thought of skiing fresh powder and après to boot has us losing sleep. Focusing on day to day life is near impossible when strapping into our ski boots and setting an alarm for the first chair lies […]

Whistler Writer’s Festival

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It’s almost time for the annual Whistler Writer’s Festival. From October 11th -14th, the village becomes a place for celebrating the written word. Readers and writers unite over the course of the festival for workshops and readings, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. The schedule is lined with ways to improve as well as enjoy […]

Fall Mountain Biking

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You’re probably familiar with the four seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. But here in Whistler, we operate under a two-season system: ski season and mountain bike season. When it’s not snowing, its time to get your bike out and hit the trails. With trails open from April right through until November, the season can […]

The ABC’s Of Autumn Adventures

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Ditch your Pumpkin Spice Latte and get out into the fresh fall air. Taking in autumn in the mountains is full of adventure, and its own kind of spice. Hiking, biking, and so much more is still available at this time of year. And since your favourite activities already involve getting outside, why not enjoy […]

The Waterfalls Of Whistler

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As the summer fades and the last of the snow melts, it makes its way into the rivers and the streams that feed into the surrounding Whistler lakes. The water travels from the top of the mountain all the way down, and sometimes in its path, it becomes a stunning waterfall. Whistler is encircled by […]