Why Travel To Whistler During The Shoulder Season


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 that sweet spot between the peak and off-peak travel times that happens twice a year. Traveling during this time can be just as fun, equally as exciting, and is complete with many perks that you won’t find at any other time of the year. In case you’re not convinced, here’s why you should travel to Whistler during the shoulder season. 

Great Rates

When a peak travel period ends, many accommodation providers look to fill their rooms. This means that great rates are made available. What’s more, activity prices are often reduced too. There are great savings to be had that aim to further entice those looking for a deal to make travel plans.

Peace And Quiet

Have you ever stood in line at a popular attraction during peak travel times? If so, you’ll know how frustrating it can be to travel when everyone else is too. During the shoulder season, the crowds are fewer, lineups are a thing of the past, and it becomes much easier to find serenity in the mountains.

Fun Events

A common myth about shoulder season is that there are not any events happening. This is 100% not true. In Whistler, shoulder season sees Cornucopia, GO Fest, and more!


If you don’t like it when the weather is too cold or too hot, shoulder season is for you. Forget huddling around an AC unit or a fireplace. During autumn and spring, mild temperatures are found in conjunction with the sun and fluffy cloud filled days. Even so, it is still beneficial to pack layers to cool off or warm up quickly. 


There’s something magical about strolling around the Whistler village without a soul in sight. Wander at your leisure, hear the birds chirp, and window shop without being interrupted. 


Booking your shoulder season holiday is complete- you’ve spent much less on your travels, have been able to see the attractions without the crowds, and have experienced the essence of a place without all the hassles. To truly experience creating a seamless holiday of your dreams, let us at Whistler Reservations help you create your perfect Whistler vacation.

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