It’s hard to notice but there are leaves beginning to cover the ground and then there is the looming message across all media channels: Get ready for back to school! Plus, we really can’t ignore the temperatures dropping ever so slightly. All this can only mean one thing: autumn is just around the corner. Despite the signals pointing to a change in seasons, there is still some summer left and a perfect opportunity to fit in those last few adventures. Here are 10 things you must do before summer’s over and fall rolls in!
Mountain Top Summer Feast
Hop on the gondola and travel to the Roundhouse Lodge every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening for an incredible, mountain top dining experience that also features live music.
Hike the new Blackcomb Ascent Trails
There are three new interconnected uphill hiking trails that take hikers from Whistler’s valley bottom to the Rendezvous Lodge on Backcomb Mountain, all through stunning old growth forest.
Ride the Whistler Mountain Bike Park
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is open until October 9th so you better get riding the world-class trails while you can!
Visit Loggers Lake
Loggers Lake is a small lake that can be found in Cheakamus. It is surrounded by trees and exists in a long extinct volcano, making it the warmest lake in Whistler.
Ride an ATV in the backcountry
Travel through the backcountry on an ATV and see the true wild of Whistler. Test your skills at navigating your machine along single track and take in the breath taking views around you along the way.
Stop by the Whistler Farmer’s Market
On until October 8th in the upper village, the Whistler Farmer’s Market takes place every Sunday and Wednesday. Here you will find local artisan goods, produce, tasty treats, live music and so much more!
Spend an afternoon on a patio
Patio’s and summer go hand in hand. Luckily, Whistler is full of places to see and be seen at, all while enjoying signature cocktails.
Golf at one of Whistler’s 3 courses
Whistler has three award winning courses that must be experienced. These courses feature beautiful and challenging terrain that is set against the mountains. Be sure to stop in at a clubhouse after your round for a round of a different variety!
Soar through the sky on a Ziptrek Tour
Step off a platform and fly through the air over and through Whistler’s forests, reaching speeds of up to 80km per hour. This activity is one of Whistler’s most popular ones!
Relax at the Scandinave Spa
All these activities are going to cause you to need a break. Take a moment for yourself at the Scandinave Spa. What’s more, our Melt Package features a full day access to the spa’s facilities plus a duo massage and a stay at the Listel Hotel Whistler- book the last getaway of summer today!