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The Perfect Summer Weekend in Whistler

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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.
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4282 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Familiarize yourself with the local bars and bike trails of Whistler while becoming acquainted with the locals by participating in Twoonie Thursdays. For a twoonie (or the two dollar Canadian coin), you can partake in a leisurely bike race on one...
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4282 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Take a guided treetop eco tour through Whistler’s ancient coastal temperate rainforest with Ziptrek. On the fun, family-friendly Sasqatch tour, you’ll zoom down an exhilarating 7,000-foot zipline—the longest in the U.S. and ...
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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...
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Alta Lake, Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
There are a few ways to paddle Alta Lake—you can head to Wayside Park and rent a kayak or you can head to Lakeside Park and rent a canoe or a stand-up paddleboard. Either way, drifting around amid this scenery makes a...
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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...
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Upper Village, Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
The Whistler Farmer’s arket is the ideal place to find a cornucopia of fresh produce and artisanal goods from the surrounding Pemberton Valley area in the warmer months. The combination of live music, beautiful produce, artisanal food products,...
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The Green Moustache is a juice and live food bar whose mission is to serve up the healthiest organic juices, smoothies, salads, and more—all of which are designed to promote your wellbeing whilst tasting fantastic. Whether you're craving a...
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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...
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110 - 4222 Village Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Araxi is an internationally known farm-to-table restaurant based in the heart of Whistler Village. The food is fantastic and the menu changes according to what is in season. The inner dining space is casual, yet refined, making it a great place...
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1212 Alpha Lake Rd #2, Whistler, BC V0N 1B1, Canada
In hip Whistler's warehouse district, breweries are sprouting up among the metal shops. Coast Mountain Brewing—across from the car impound lot for which this industrial area used to be best known—has a cozy tasting room,...
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150-4222 Village Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
If there is one criticism of Whistler’s superb and eclectic dining scene, it is the lack of intimate rooms. Everything’s big here, from 8,000-plus skiable acres to après-ski bars that can always make room for one more. Bar Oso...
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104-4319 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Every time I visit Alta Bistro I am thoroughly impressed by the food, as well as the restaurant's passionate and knowledgeable staff. Alta boasts an exciting and ever-changing set menu, which features local produce, meat, fish and artisanal...
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4320 Sundial Crescent #170, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
This rocking Irish pub in the heart of Whistler Village could, on any given Saturday night, be bumping with Canadian punk, Dublin standards, or American rock. The food is classic Irish fare: stop in Sunday for the prime rib roast and perhaps a...
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2131 Lake Placid Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B2, Canada
When it first opened Nita Lake Lodge suffered somewhat for its remote location, except for guests who’d arrived by rail, the train depot is just steps away. Today the lodge is a destination in itself thanks to the new two-tiered terrace that...