The Perfect Summer Weekend in Whistler
Collected by AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff
Your mind may jump to snow when thinking of Whistler, but think again: mountain biking, hiking, paddling canoes or kayaks, and enjoying the long summer nights with a locally brewed beer may entice you to linger longer in this spectacular British Columbia valley.
4282 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Whistler Blackcomb doesn’t do anything small, so it was no surprise that Whistler Bike Park quickly emerged as the global go-to, lift-access, downhill-biking destination. The park even has its own massive festival, Crankworx,...
Whistler, BC V0N 1B1, Canada
Of all the reasons to hike in B.C.’s Coast Range, visiting a train wreck would not rank high elsewhere. This is Whistler, though, where a train derailment becomes a canvas for artists and a must-see novelty that remains well off the beaten...
Whistler, BC V0N 0A0, Canada
Brandywine is just one of half-a-dozen provincial parks that surround the Sea to Sky Highway like a fir wrap. A trailhead located just 12 miles south of Whistler leads to a 15-minute walk through the mixed hemlock forest to a...
1040 Millar Creek Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B1, Canada
After your first bite of a morning glory or pecan-sticky bun, it will become very clear to you that Mark and Paul Lamming, the founders of Purebread, infuse love and care in to everything they bake. All items sold at the bakery are hand-made on a...
110 - 4222 Village Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
For a luxury resort to remain on top with the discerning diner, itmust evolve. Executive chef James Walt continues to plythe ingenuity he displayed when he introduced farm-to-table cuisine to Whistler. His Longtable Series—dinners set among the...
2131 Lake Placid Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B2, Canada
Looking for a romantic break from the bustle of Whistler Village? You can do no better than Nita Lake Lodge, the area's only lakeside resort. Located a five-minute walk to Whistler Mountain’s Creekside gondola and just under three miles...
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