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Having Fun at the Range

Having Fun at the Range

One of Whistler’s favourite ways to spend a day is by visiting the driving range and practicing shots against the valley side. For beautiful views, a thrilling activity, and staying near the village, look no further than the Whistler Golf Range! On the days in between going atop the mountain peaks, or biking and hiking on the trails, take a moment to enjoy a day of still concentration and refreshing scenery. Whether you’re just starting or a long-time season pass-holder, the golf range is great fun for the whole group.   Some tips for golfing during the summer months: 1. More »

The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

The Best Mountain Biking in Whistler

Whistler is synonymous with world-class mountain biking. Bikers are known to follow their passion around the globe, seeking out the best mountain biking in the world, and it’s no wonder so many make annual treks to the mecca of Whistler, BC. Our trail builders, in and outside of the park are widely recognized as some of the best in the world, turning the natural, rugged terrain of Whistler into a playground for two wheels. Because the trail system is so vast, we’ve boiled down some of the best trails in and outside of the Bike Park to give you a More »

The Art of Whistler’s Wildflowers

The Art of Whistler’s Wildflowers

Whistler has its beautiful landscapes, clear lakes, and vibrant wildflowers, with the local artists immortalizing its beauty on murals and art installations all over Whistler! A few honourable mentions are Chili Thom, Andrea Mueller, and Isobel MacLaurin, who all drew their inspirations from the surrounding natural ecosystem to create something unique to themselves and to Whistler. These legends are the foundation of Whistler’s art culture, and you can find their art for sale and appreciation at cafes and galleries, or perhaps find Andrea Mueller working on a piece under a tent along the village stroll. With sunshine, a cool breeze, More »

Whistler’s Wild Fauna

Whistler’s Wild Fauna

Spring is in the air, and it’s the time of year where our local wildlife starts to come out and play. Since the local fauna can be elusive, we want to help educate you on what to look for, and how to best view these furry locals. As always, safety first, and keep your distance when you’re venturing out to view these magnificent animals!   1. Bears Whistler is home to the beautiful and majestic black bear. Since these animals have been hibernating all winter, you’ll start to see them emerge around mid-April to start foraging for food. The best More »

Five Family-Friendly Whistler Activities

Five Family-Friendly Whistler Activities

Looking for fun activities to do with the family in Whistler? When your day isn’t set on the mountain, explore more of what Whistler has to offer, have you heard about our dogsledding or magical light forest? Here are 5 of Whistler’s favourite family-friendly activities:   1. Dogsledding Because who doesn’t love dogs?! Enjoy the most Canadian way to explore Whistler’s forests and culture, across our beautiful snowy landscape. Where you will learn amazing facts and skills about our specially-bred Arctic pups. Your family will love the experience of being pulled by a team of exhilarated and happy sled-dogs! Please More »