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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,...
Village Stroll, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Whistler Olympic Plaza was built for the 2010 Olympic games and remains in the Village as a striking arts and cultural event location. The venue is a fitting place to reminisce about the games and get a feeling for the excitement and energy that...
1045 Millar Creek Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B1, Canada
Whistler Brewing Company has been passionately producing handcrafted artisanal beers in Whistler since 1989. WBC’s beers are uniquely flavored and the brewery produces tasty seasonal specialties like “Pineapple Express Wheat Ale;” a wonderful...
Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
Whistler’s famous wilderness expert, Michael Allen, has studied the black bears that live in the Coast Mountains for more than 20 years. Allen and his team of guides lead bear-watching tours from Whistler. Learn about Whistler's black...
Locomotive Mountain, Squamish-Lillooet A, BC V0N, Canada
The Whistler Pemberton areas have so many amazing trails to hike, but one that is less known lies about 20km north of Pemberton. You can get to the trailhead off of the Hurley River forestry access road. In my books, I think this hike offers the...
Delta Whistler Village Suites, 4308 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Paddle from lake to lake through pristine wetlands on a guided three-hour canoe or double-kayak tour with Whistler Eco Tours. You'll follow the River of Golden Dreams from Alta to Green lakes. Along the way, you'll learn more about Whistler’s...
Garibaldi Lake, Squamish-Lillooet D, BC V0N, Canada
With aqua blue lakes, it is hard not to be tempted to hike into Garibaldi Lake Campground and explore the area of Panorama Ridge and Black Tusk. With phenomenal views, it is worth the work of getting there. Even though a day hike to Panorama Ridge...
Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
On a hot summer day, this is the place to be in Whistler. After a day biking the trails, hiking the peaks or wandering the village, a dip in Lost Lake is the best way to cool down. Relax on the beach, jump off the docks, hit the rope swing or...
4205 Village Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Armchair Books, the ultimate hangout for book nerds and literary fiends, is a small and well-stocked bookstore located in the south end of Whistler Village. Here you can find both new and ripened books, as well as a selection of magazines on...
4555 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Milestone's is a popular upscale chain restaurant with locations across Canada. The Whistler location at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, makes a perfect stop for a mojito after a day of skiing. The patio also overlooks the beginners area, making...
4282 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
It takes a serious zip line to gain notice in Whistler. Ziptrek launched its lines above Fitzsimmons Creek long before the bobsleds started rumbling down the Sliding Centre or the Peak 2 Peak Gondola began soaring overhead. Though zip lines...
Cheakamus Lake, Squamish-Lillooet D, BC V0N 0A0, Canada
Hiking is an accessible and popular activity to partake in during the warmer seasons of Whistler. Many of the hikes are family-friendly and all are outstandingly beautiful. Some notable routes are the High Note Trail, the Cheekamus Lake Trail and...
4335 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Artwalk is an annual event put on by Whistler Art Council that strives to expose the community to local Whistler artists and promote their craft. During the two-month-long event (July and August), artwork is placed in various locations around the...
8104 Mckeevers Pl, Whistler, BC V0N 1B8, Canada
Alpine Cafe is a hidden brunch spot beloved by Whistler locals. The charming space is warm, inviting, and the food is simple, but wonderful. The café’s menu features the usual brunch items like eggs benedict and French toast, but the care and...
Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
The Peak 2 Peak Gondola that connects Whistler and Blackcomb mountains was considered a glitzy and expensive PR move when it opened in 2007. Today the 1.9-mile span, the longest unsupported span in the world, ferries hikers, bikers, and...
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