Known to be North America’s number one mountain resort, Whistler is a four season destination which offers a wide range of outdoor activities for every member of the family, no matter what time of the year.
Here are some highly recommended things to do in Whistler:
Biking: Biking in Whistler will not disappoint. Discover the enjoyment of biking on paved paths, flowing single tracks, free ride playgrounds or epic alpine trails. Visit during events such as the BC Bike Race for a fantastic adventure on two wheels. With lots of bike-friendly accommodation and a trail database, it is very easy to book your biking vacation in Whistler. If you love to pedal, you can enjoy the 300 miles of West Coast single track to explore the Whistler area on a cross country bike. You can also bike in the Whistler Bike Park, one of the largest and best lift-assisted downhill mountain biking parks in the world. Summer is definitely the best time to enjoy recreational biking at Whistler. Cruise the neighborhoods with your friends and families and explore the lake, playgrounds and village.
Golfing at Whistler Golf Club: Enjoy world-class golfing at one of Canada’s top ranked golf courses. Savour the sight of the snow-capped peaks that surround the golf course, the winding streams and the white sand that dot the fairways. The clubhouse is available for you to enjoy a refreshing drink. The Golf Shop is also available for those who like to shop for the best and latest golf clothing and equipment.
Skiing & Snowboarding at Whistler Blackcomb: With more than 8,100 acres of snow-covered slopes, 3 glaciers, 16 alpine bowls, terrain parks & half pipes as well as more than 200 marked trails for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, Whistler Blackcomb is definitely one of the best skiing and snowboarding destinations for tourists. Named as North America’s #1 Ski Resort by readers of Ski Magazine in 2015, Whistler is truly the number one in mountain winter adventures. And it continues to top mountain ski resort rankings each year.
Ziptrek Tours: Get the best view of Whistler by going on a Ziptrek Tour. Soar 200 ft. up above the waters of Fitzsimmons Creek and enjoy the treetop vistas of Blackcomb Mountain. Conquer the forest boardwalks as well as the suspension bridges and find out how agile you are. Learn about old growth forests and second generation ones straight from your own personal tour guide. This is one of the most adventurous things to do in Whistler.
Water Activities: The clear lakes as well as the sparkling rivers in Whistler provide endless opportunities for fun and adventure when it comes to water activities. You can canoe down the River of Golden Dreams, enjoy whitewater rafting or simply lounge on a sandy beach. These water activities will surely give you endless fun on a perfect summer day.
Whistler Tasting Tour: Go on a Whistler tasting tour and discover the best restaurants and bistros in Whistler. Learn to be chefs as you prepare delectable Whistler cuisines paired with the best wines from British Columbia. This guided tour will take you to the best dining locations in Whistler, with delicious courses served at each location. This is the perfect activity for food and wine lovers.
Summer Family Activities: Get your kids outdoors to enjoy loads of summer outdoor activities. Bring them to the Adventure Zone at the base of Blackcomb where they can enjoy mini golf, climbing walls, pony rides, trail rides, balloon slides and castle, trapeze, glitter tattoos, rope zone, spider web, west coaster luge and much more. Explore the village and play in the skateboard parks, playgrounds, and on the lakes and beaches. Visit the library, museum or the cultural center and enjoy the rest of the day.
Shopping: If you want a nice break from all those high-flying adventures and outdoor activities, try shopping in Whistler. Step into this shopper’s paradise with pedestrian friendly walkways and plenty of choices when it comes to boutiques, shops, restaurants, galleries and theatres. The stores at Whistler will surely over deliver when it comes to the ultimate shopping experience you are looking for.