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Whistler has earned a reputation for being Canada’s finest year-round resort, and in winter, one of the best ski resorts.

A collection of villages two hours out of Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway: it offers easy access to the mountains and a plethora of year-round activities.

Whistler village

Whistler village is largely pedestrianised and has a great selection of shops and restaurants but the greatest attractions are found on the slopes of both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains that dominate the landscape.

Activities in and around Whistler

In the winter these provide exemplary ski conditions and are also used for snow-mobiling, dog-sledding and snowboarding, while in summer they become a play-ground for hikers and mountain bikers, with jet-boating, 4WD expeditions, white-water rafting, horse riding and heli-hiking providing the entertainment.

On one great trip you can travel by 4WD along the track to the summit of Blackcomb Mountain, passing through cedar-forested alpine valleys and stopping en route to take in breathtaking views of the glacier-capped peaks and the valley and village below. At the height of 1,981 metres above sea level the literal highlight of the day is a salmon bake barbeque at a mountain hut, complete with hot tub.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Whistler

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Whistler, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Places near Whistler

    Accommodation choices for Whistler

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Whistler. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler

      Nita Lake Lodge

      First Class

      A sophisticated, boutique mountain lodge perched on the shores of Nita Lake, Whistler. Close to the base of Whistler Mountain and the Creekside Gondola, its amenities include a restaurant, lounge bar, café, and a spa.

    • Summit Lodge, Whistler

      Summit Lodge


      The spacious, modern suites at Summit Lodge offer all the comforts of home as well as easy access to Whistler's many shops, restaurants and galleries. With the gondolas just a short walk away, it's also convenient for exploring the mountains.

    Ideas for experiencing Whistler

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Whistler, and which use the best local guides.

    • Tree Trek Canopy Walk
      Whistler, British Columbia

      Tree Trek Canopy Walk

      Tree Trek Canopy Walk

      Embark on a fully guided ecology based tour that takes guests through the treetops on a series of suspension bridges and observation platforms.

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