Whistler Attractions

Whistler Attractions

Whistler Attractions (Photo by Tim in Sydney)

Only about a two-hour drive from Vancouver, Whistler village is nestled in the Blackcomb Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. This resort town is known for winter sports especially after the 2010 Winter Olympics, but people also engage in summer fun like mountain biking and hiking in the area. Then, golf lovers enjoy the spectacular golf courses and other Whistler attractions are available.

Blackcomb Glacier

This mountain and its provincial park provide space for activities all year. Accessed by the Peak to Peak Gondola or walking trails in the summer, this majestic mountain offers stunning views, mountain streams and room to breathe the fresh air.

Extremely Canadian

Extremely Canadian has ski clinics, ski tours and private guides. Skiers can learn to ski better or gain skills for steeper slopes. The guides take guests to phenomenal hidden ski spots.

PEAK TO PEAK Gondola

Located on Blackcomb Way, this free transportation glides between the mountains over Whistler Village. The incredible trip transports skiers, hikers, bikers, and those who just want to ride.

River of Golden Dreams

The short river between Green Lake and Alta Lake is named Alta Creek, but often called, “River of Golden Dreams. Renting kayaks, tubes and other watercraft is a popular water activity.

Whistler Kids Ski School

A school of adventure for children, this program takes safety precautions and parents can keep in touch with their kids throughout the day. The school educates on fun subjects like skiing, bike riding, riding the zip-line and learning about Native Americans.

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