Whistler – Canadian Outdoor Paradise
Whistler features two majestic mountains with a vibrant base Village, epic skiing and snowboarding, four championship golf courses, world-class shopping, restaurants and bars, hiking trails, spas and the world-famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park. No matter what season you come, you're going to love it here.
The pedestrian only Whistler Village is the beating heart of a social community where locals bring their up-for-anything attitude to every shop, restaurant and gathering place – its energy is palpable. For those in search of calmer moments, the buzzing hub of the Village is also a haven for physical rejuvenation and quiet reflection. Whether you find it in the therapeutic baths of the spa, the inspiring artwork of the museum or the dimmed lights of a five-star restaurant, is up to you. From the cultural to the culinary, the educational to the entertaining, the Village’s boutique shops, museums, restaurants, galleries, events and festivals deliver countless options for all.
Getting to Whistler is easy with multiple international airports including Vancouver International (YVR), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) and Bellingham International (BLI), with direct airport transfers for all sizes of groups and budgets. Reserve a shuttle bus or charter vehicle, soak in the amazing views of Howe Sound and the Tantalus Range along the Sea to Sky Highway, and arrive refreshed and relaxed to start your vacation.
Whistler has a wide range of places to stay including hotels, apartments and other accommodation to suit every budget.
Skiing and Snowboarding at Whistler Blackcomb
There's simply no better place than Whistler to plan a ski holiday. Whistler features a snow season that extends from November through to May with a mild West Coast climate and over 8,100 acres of terrain on two mountains providing powder, groomers and technical terrain to suit all ability levels.
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A Winter Wonderland
Here in Canada there are plenty of ways to enjoy the snow aside from skiing and snowboarding – check out these great ideas:
See a full list of winter activities in Whistler.
Summer in the Mountains
Summers in Whistler are exceptional. The beauty of British Columbia is right on your doorstep and there are hours of daylight to explore, whether you choose to go biking, hiking and sightseeing high in the alpine, play the four championship golf courses or relax and unwind at our beautiful lakes and beaches.
More about Summer
So how do Canadians spend a summer day? Take a look at the things you can do here in warmer months:
See a full list of summer activities in Whistler.
Whistler's Endless Entertainment
Whistler offers endless opportunities for all kinds of unique experiences and adventures in fresh mountain air.
Whistler satisfies all appetites with plenty of places to eat for breakfast, lunch, après and dinner. Experience fresh food in mountainside venues with amazing views and price ranges to suit every visitor. Award-winning restaurants and chefs offer appetizing fare from different ethnicities and regions, with many featuring organic and locally-sourced ingredients. Time your visit for a culinary event like Cornucopia to see Whistler's food scene in full swing or sample several restaurants in one evening with Whistler Tasting Tours.
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People who like to shop love Whistler Village. Explore a diverse range of stores and boutiques featuring designer brands including Helly Hansen, Roots, Eddie Bauer, Lululemon, Pandora, Arc'teryx and more. Retailers feature the latest outdoor adventure wear and equipment from skis and snowboards to mountain bikes and golf clubs. Other stores offer beauty products, souvenirs, unique gifts and fine artworks.
Whistler offers a non-stop lineup of events including free outdoor concerts, festivals, live music, markets and lively street entertainment. View the Event Calendar for a comprehensive guide to what is happening in Whistler this year.
Health and Wellness
Escape to Whistler for a retreat in the mountains. Disconnect from the day-to-day with hot and cold spa plunges, explore the tranquility of old-growth forests by snowshoe, or maintain your regular self-care regime with a variety of health and wellness facilities and services.
Arts and Culture
Whistler is home to a vibrant and diverse arts and culture scene with year-round events and experiences at world-class museums, galleries, and cultural institutions. From sculpture to photography, and paintings to First Nations carvings, the Whistler art scene is as diverse as it is established.