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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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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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BYO appetite to the Whistler Farmers' Market

TAG: Family Time, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Scout the Whistler Farmers' Market for the season’s first fresh produce, sweet treats and artisan delights. Now Sundays AND Wednesday nights, to make getting your fresh fix even easier. It's a great way to support local growers and artisans, nourish your body, and pick up truly unique gifts or souvenirs.

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Chefs' Favourite Things About Spring

TAG: Cultural Fix, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Spot prawns. Spring lamb. Fiddleheads. Asparagus. Watercress. Limited batches of organic gin from the Pemberton Distillery. The promise that it will soon be warm enough to eat ice cream! These are the things that put a spring in the step of Whistler chefs like Araxi's James Walt, Bearfoot Bistro's Melissa Craig and Alta Bistro's Guillaume Gissinger.  See how much bounce we're talking about, as we check in with the people who tend to see Whistler from the inside-out.

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