Whistler’s 6 Best Coffee Shops

It’s time to shine the spotlight on Whistler’s coffee shops. After all, they play an integral role in our community: whether you’re meeting a friend for coffee, grabbing a cup to go for the gondola ride up the mountain, or doing a little people watching from a café patio, Whistler and coffee go hand in […]

Valentine’s Special: Whistler’s Most Romantic Activities

With February 14 just around the corner, it’s safe to say that love is in the air. Whistler is a popular destination for lovebirds seeking a romantic getaway – not just for Valentine’s Day, but year-round. We’ve got all the typical components of a Bachelor-worthy date – luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and so forth […]

Whistler Trip Planning FAQs

We understand that planning a trip to Whistler can be a daunting task, especially if you’re organizing from a distance and have never been here before. You probably have a lot of questions up your sleeve – that’s where we come in to help. We’ve assembled some of the most frequently asked questions about planning […]

How to Save Money on Your Whistler Trip… Without Sacrificing Adventure

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Lift passes, ski rentals, hotel rooms, meals out… we know, a trip to Whistler can quickly add up. That’s why we’re happy to pass on these money-saving tips to help you get the most out of your Whistler holiday – without breaking the bank. Procrastinate Waiting until the last minute isn’t usually a good thing, […]

6 Whistler Events You Can’t Miss This Winter

There’s always something to do during Whistler’s wintertime – just look up at the mountains to see what we mean! But in addition to the countless outdoor recreation opportunities, there are special events and festivals taking place all the time throughout the winter season. Pull out that day planner (or, more likely, calendar app) and […]

Staying Active in Whistler’s Great Outdoors

There’s something unique about the people of Whistler: they appear to have found a special elixir that makes them seem happier, younger, and more energetic than most. That just might have something to do with the active lifestyle that they live. It’s hard to live in Whistler without partaking in outdoor activities – have you […]

New Year’s Eve in Whistler — No Matter Your Mood

New Year’s Eve. Is it the best night of the year – or the most overrated? Regardless of your feelings on the holiday, there’s a New Year’s Eve celebration in Whistler guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Whether you’re seeking something that’s family friendly or you want to party like it’s, well, 2014, […]

Exploring Whistler: Beyond the Village

Whistler Village is a great place to be. You’ve got shops, restaurants, hotels, and – of course – two incredible mountains right at your footsteps. But there’s much more to Whistler than the Village: there’s plenty to do and see in Whistler’s other neighbourhoods, too. If you’re willing to wander just off the Village Stroll, […]

9 Tips to Beat the Whistler Crowds

Whistler is probably one of the world’s worst kept secrets. Frankly, we don’t blame people for wanting to come here – it’s a pretty special place. But this time of year, things can start to feel a little crowded. It’s not fun waiting in lines and battling out for a spot – but luckily, if […]

You Need to Try These Whistler Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is all about tradition. Advent calendars, gift exchanges, meals with the whole family, a meet-and-greet with Santa… the list goes on. Here in Whistler, we have a few of our own traditions, too. Whether you’re gearing up to celebrate your first holiday season in Whistler, or you’ve been spending your holidays here […]

Winter in Whistler for Non-Skiers

So you’re coming to Whistler this winter, and you’re really excited – except for one little thing. You don’t ski. Relax – your secret is safe with us. The truth is that Whistler is so much more than just a ski resort, so if skiing or snowboarding just isn’t your thing, you’ll still have plenty […]

12 Months in Whistler: Why It’s Always a Great Time to Visit

Whistler is an awesome place to visit, no matter what time of year it is. We’re not just saying that – every month has something different to offer, showcasing a unique side of Whistler that’s well worth exploring. Ideally, you would plan a yearlong trip to Whistler, allowing you to experience every side of our […]

The Top 6 Whistler Activities for Adrenaline Junkies

While Whistler has many sides to offer, there’s a reason that it’s known for thrilling activities like skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking. Plainly put, Whistler is an adrenaline junkie’s dream – it’s a one-stop shop for heart-pumping, jaw-dropping adventure. If you’re coming to Whistler hoping to satisfy your craving for thrills, you’re going to want […]

Quiz: Where to Après in Whistler

Après-ski (noun, often attributive \ˌä-ˌprā-ˈskē, ˌa-\): social activities after a day of skiing Après-ski – or simply après, as most Whistlerites call it – is a post-ski tradition that typically involves loosening up your ski or snowboard boats, imbibing in a frosty cold beverage, and swapping stories of the epic lines (or epic wipeouts) that […]

5 Winter Whistler Activities You Need to Experience

In just over a month, skiers and snowboarders will be eagerly lined up at the Whistler Gondola ready to celebrate opening day on Whistler Blackcomb. Winter is almost here – it’s time to start planning your winter Whistler holiday! There are a few perks for planning your winter vacation this time of year. For instance, […]

6 Reasons to Fall in Love With Whistler This Autumn

Ask any Whistler local about their favourite season, and you’re bound to get many different answers. Winter, of course, is the season Whistler is most famous for. Summer is arguably just as popular, with hot days by the lake and endless time to spend hiking, biking, and golfing. Spring is a cherished season, too: it’s […]

Everything You Need to Know for Planning Your Winter Whistler Vacation

It’s been decided: you’re coming to Whistler. Let the fun begin! On second thought, make that: let the planning begin. To get the most out of your wintertime Whistler vacation, you’ll need to do a little legwork now. Trust us: it will be completely worth it when you arrive in our glorious mountain town and […]

7 Steps to Zip Lining in Whistler

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Have you ever wanted to see Whistler from the sky? We haven’t quite developed the technology to make humans fly just yet, but we’ve got the next best thing: zip lining. Picture yourself soaring between mountains—at 80 km/h, no less– taking in the unbelievable views around you. If that sounds like a good time to […]

Golfing in Whistler: A Hole in One Experience

Fifty-four holes. Three world-class courses. One tough decision. That decision, naturally, is which golf course to choose for a summertime golfing adventure in Whistler. There are three incredible local golf courses to choose from (not to mention a few more just north and south of town), each offering awe-inspiring views, a fun and challenging game, […]