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Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Festivals & Events, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: Dee Raffo

Whistler might have achieved renown as a Mecca of gravity-fuelled mountain biking with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and the resort's sizable trail network, but it’s not all full-face helmets and gladiator-style body armor around here. From Canada Day to Slow Food Cycle Sunday, bike season cranks up into full gear. Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.

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10 Reasons Your Dog Wants to Come to Whistler this Summer

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix, Family Time, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Ever wondered what your dog is dreaming about when he's twitching happily in his sleep? How about Whistler trail runs, belly-soaks, off-leash beaches, home-made organic treats, black tie dinners, pet-sitters and concierges who remember his name. This week's Insider gives a two-paws-up to Whistler as a dog-friendly getaway catering to the R&R needs of blended (canine human) families.

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Best Places to Feed a Family - Cheap Eats for Tribes of Three or More

TAG: Family Time Posted by: Penny Buswell

Having kids doesn't mean you forfeited your taste-buds the moment you picked up the Mini-Van. Nor does it mean you don't want to take the night off and enjoy being cooked for and cleaned up after. But a meltdown at your table can take the fun out of dining out, which is why finding kid-friendly eateries is such a score. In this second installment of Whistler Cheap Eats, we've rounded up a host of great options for feeding a hungry, or picky, tribe. Our mission: source the best local eateries that offer kid-friendly food and environments, for pocket-book friendly prices. All-in for under $50 for a family of four? No problems.

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5 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian in Whistler

TAG: Family Time, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

First, practice standing on top of the podium to see how it feels. Then, get warmed up with a hillsprint or power walk at the Sliding Centre. Ride to top of the ski jumps and see if you can imagine throwing yourself off willingly, then test your rifle marksmanship at Whistler Olympic Park. Finally, to fully embrace Whistler's Olympic spirit, grab a chair, patio-side, and order up a pitcher of beer. Your Inner Olympian is now unleashed.

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