The tradition of après may have originated in France but in true Whistler fashion a local spin has been put on it. Here, you can après any way from playing family games to vodka tasting in an ice room.
Whistler really comes into its own in the festive season with the twinkly lights, fresh snow, mountain views and cozy fireplaces, and it lasts all month long. However, there’s only one night that rings in the New Year, so here’s how to celebrate on December 31 in Whistler.
Whistler has a ton to offer families—with kids of all ages—on and off the famous ski runs. Here’s a sample of some fun family activities, divided by approximate age group, that you can do off the slopes.
We sent local photographer, John Entwistle to some of our favourite food spots around Whistler to capture a little menu magic with his lens. From mountain tops to Caesar salad, waterfalls to crème brûlée, forests to brisket sandwiches - John covers it all.
Working at the Westin Whistler Resort and Spa, Stephen is one of Whistler’s most celebrated concierges and with the holiday season on the horizon, The Insider hooked up with him to get his Whistler vacation tips!
Pizza is a delicious traditional classic known around the world, whereas poutine is more of a Canadian delicacy which sees lashings of gravy poured over fries with cheese curds added in for melty goodness. Whistler has no shortage of places to get these ooey gooey and oh so sinful foods. But how do you choose between them?
Whistler has a great retail scene, and if you dig a little deeper into some of the stores you'll find some unique items designed and/or made right here in the mountains. Let's take a look at where you should head to hunt down these made-in-Whistler gifts.