Summer

Beethoven Comes to Whistler (for free.)

This summer 65 highly trained musicians will perform some of the most appreciated music in human history over two nights of free, outdoor concerts in one of the most scenic venues in the country. Whistler Presents: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. You don't want to miss this.

Summer is an Art (and your kids are Picasso)

No one does summer as well as a kid. That sense of freedom, unplanned adventure and the soothing bliss that goes with two months off school is what the warm months are all about. Here are a ton of great ways to keep your kids stoked in Whistler this summer. And parents can relive a bit of that childhood freedom as well.

Just Point and Shoot – Photography in Whistler

Whistler boasts some of Canada's most beautiful landscapes and colourful characters so it's not surprise the place is a photography hotspot. The Insider talks to some key players in the Whistler Photography scene to learn so history, look to the future, and find out some of their fave spots for snapping pics.

Whistler Golf – The Elusive Hole-in-One

I have a dream. I dream of a day when i can step into the teebox and crush one straight into the hole, win a car, shoot champagne all over some supermodels, and high five everyone on the sidelines. What do Whistler's top golfers have to say about the elusive hole-in-one.

Whistler is Bear Country. Be Smart.

As summer rolls in The Insider reminds everyone to be Bear Aware. But check out this great footage of our local black bears courtesy of Brian Hockenstein Cinema.

Exploring Whistler’s Bike Trails — Rain or Shine

Whistler's cross-country bike trails offer something for every skill level, as our dedicated Insider correspondent learned after signing up for a Monday Nite Ride with the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. Ride on, rain or shine!

Sightseeing in Whistler – A How-To Guide

Whistler is an extreme town. We definitely play much harder than we work. Sightseeing is not an extreme sport, however, so there's no reason to be intimidated by a chance to take in our wonderful scenery. To make things easier on everyone, here is a How-To Guide to Whistler Sightseeing...

A Guide to Sea to Sky Waterfalls

Waterfalls are both intense and relaxing at the same time. Call it the duality of nature if you like, we call it good clean fun for the whole family (plus a time-warp!) Check out this list of the Sea To Sky's best waterfalls.

Ladies Love Whistler Golf

No longer just an "Old-Boys Club" golf is the hottest new family sport. Just keep an eye on the kids when they're behind the wheel of the golf carts!"

Whistler Mountain Bike Park for the Soft-Core

Full-face helmet. Check. Body armor. Check. Nerves of steel? Nope. A self-proclaimed "poster child for soft almost non-adventure", Mary Zinck has some interesting insights about one of Whistler's favorite summer activities — ripping it up in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Best Places to Inspire Your Next Masterpiece

Whistler has always had good fishing. And those who fish for big ideas and shimmery thoughts, armed only with pencils and notepads, have options a-plenty. We round up the best quiet nooks, inspiring spaces, and viewpoints to curl up with a notebook and unleash your inner word-nerd/poet/artist.
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