Whistler with Family
Collected by Calliope Gianpoulos
Whistler was established as mining, logging, and fishing settlement in the early 1900s. Since then, the small town has transformed itself in to a world-class ski resort. But the town possesses year-round attractions, including a high-energy nightlife.
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...
4295 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
One can’t complain much about weather in Whistler, most of the time it’s either sunny and warm, or wintery and cool, but sometimes (due to its close proximity to “Raincouver”) it unfortunately rains. When this happens, I head to the local movie...
4232 Village Stroll, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Swing by Hot Buns Bakery on Sunrise Alley, just off of the Village Stroll in Whistler, for a low-key breakfast and down-to-earth service. Frequented often by those that live and work on the mountain, you’re sure to find good food at a good price....
Nesters, Whistler, BC V0N 1B0, Canada
This grocery chain claims to be “where the locals shop,” and in the case of Whistler, it really is true. Nester’s market suggests a more enjoyable shopping environment than the crowded IGA grocery store located in the Village. In addition to...
4333 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Whistler has come a long way from its pioneer outpost roots to the world-renowned ski resort we know it as today. To learn more about the history of the area and how this transformation occurred, I recommend checking out the Whistler Museum. Here...
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...
4340 Sundial Crescent, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
The best place to indulge in a fast food fix after an exhausting day on the ski hill is definitely Zog’s Dogs. Renowned for their poutine and fried onion laden smokies, Zog’s is located at the base of the Whistler Gondola and has been a local ski...
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...
Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
Already a world class ski town, Whistler was completely revamped to prepare for the Winter Games in 2010. But don't think it's just a winter town, it is now a year round destination. The ski runs become a world class mountain biker's haven, there...
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