Posted By Seek Sally on 03/03/2018 in Lifestyle

7 Things to Do in Whistler BC, Canada.

7 Things to Do in Whistler BC, Canada.

The British Columbian town of Whistler has always struck a note with tourists around the world for of its sprawling greens, winter games, summer thrills and homey vibe. Hundreds of them flock have been flocking to the town during the winter to ski on its famous Whistler Blackcomb, and the number grows every day. But like many other Canadian towns, there’s more to Whistler than just snow.

There is a ton of the things for the whole family to do while in Whistler in both the winter and summer. But here are 7 things we think you mustn’t miss at all.


Rediscover your adventurous self

It’s no secret that Whistler has more to offer for outgoing, adventurous people, thanks to its collection of thrilling adventures. The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is designed to shoot you over Whistler’s forests in no time while the Whistler Sliding Centre has the ultimate bobsled experience in store for you. The Ziplines in the sky are another unavoidable thrill, as is the river rafting, tubing and skiing that takes place very summer and winter.


Get sporty

If its sport you’re looking for, Whistler has that in plenty. You can go skiing and snowboarding at the Whistler Blackcomb, which also happens to be Canada’s largest ski resort and has over 200 runs to try. 

There’s also mountain biking at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, or go golfing in Whistler’s world class golf courses such as the Nicklaus North Golf Course. 

There’s also a wide range of water sports too during the summer, including rafting and kayaking, if you can take the heat. Alternatively, you can visit the Lost Lake for snowshoeing and cross country skiing.


Go sightseeing

For all its sporty treats and promises of wild adventures, Whistler is still home to some of the most beautiful sightseeing locations. Nature and design merge in full force to give you the best views ever, ranging from the all-white Whistler Blackcomb ski slopes to the picnic inviting Alexandra Falls and the iconic Lost Lake. The Olympic Park in Whistler village is another must see location.


Relax your mind

The best hotels in Whistler come with the best spas you’ll ever need for a perfect day off. There’s also a couple of massage parlours in the city if you want to throw in a good body rub. All you have to do is book in advance, especially during tourist season. You can also check out yoga spas or get some exercise done in your free time.


Dive into new culture

Whistler, like many other quaint little Canadian towns, has a long, interesting history dating back thousands of years. And there’s no better place to learn about that history than at the Whistler Museum, the Squamish Lil’ Wat Cultural Museum and the Whistler Public Library.


Birdwatching

If you’re an avid fan of nature, bird watching is another activity you can indulge in. Whistler is home to a number of seasonal and native bird species, and you can see them all at your leisure from a number of places, especially around the Lost Lake.


Dine like royalty

There’s sea food, locally distilled beers, a variety of meats, sushi and everything else you can expect from a tourist-happy place like Whistler. You can dine at fine restaurants and local venues alike and have your pick of the finest foods Whistler has to offer. For Japanese food, check out the Sushi Village restaurant. The Araxi restaurant offers you the high dining experience, but you can always visit Whistler’s smaller eating places instead for local food and that warm local vibe.

There’s all sorts of things you can do when in Whistler for quality family fun, be it summer or winter. If you’re not interested in the snow, you can always try something else entirely.

Whistler’s just nice like that.

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