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Fun Activities For The Whole Family

Fun Activities For The Whole Family

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Toshi Kawano Family Day is fast approaching, and you may be wondering what fun activities you can do with your whole family on this special day. Whistler has plenty of options for all ages, but here are some of our favourites. Scavenger Hunt Looking for a fun way to spend the day? Try this fun scavenger hunt (print here or collect from Tourism Whistler.) It takes you to all kinds of fun sights around Whistler. Test your trivia, find out some history, get some cool pictures and have some tasty treats. Try Bobsleigh What could be more fun More »

Why You Should Come To Whistler In February

Why You Should Come To Whistler In February

Whistler is the perfect holiday destination. Surrounded by the Coast Mountains, with spectacular views in every direction, you won’t be stuck for things to do. You may be wondering when the best time come to Whistler is? February offers great snow and lots of fun activities for you to enjoy. Here’s why you should come to Whistler now and what events are on. Great Snow & Everything’s Open With 2 mountains to choose from and 4757 acres of skiable terrain, Whistler is the largest ski resort in North America. This time of year, not only is there great snow but also everything More »

Guide To Pride

Guide To Pride

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane This Sunday, Whistler is hosting the 27th Annual Pride and Ski Festival! A celebration of pride and diversity, this is one of the biggest festivals of its kind in North America. You can enjoy lots of fun events, whether you’re gay or straight. Here’s our guide to pride and the top events to go to. Whistler Pride SkiOUT and March Friday January 25th – 3.30pm – 5.00pm You don’t want to miss the signature pride event. Starting at mid-station on Whistler Mountain, join skiers in colourful outfits, larger than life pride flags and awesome costumes, More »

Whistler’s Ghost Town

Whistler’s Ghost Town

Image C/O Whistler Museum Did you know that just outside of Whistler, lies a ghost town? This ghost town’s story is far less spooky than you may think. Long before Whistler was Whistler, there was a booming logging industry. To accommodate the need for infrastructure and loggers, Parkhurst sprang to life after the land was purchased from Widow Parkhurst. And, what started off as one house quickly turned into several, a bunkhouse, a mill and home for around 70 loggers. Sadly, Parkhurst’s lifespan was short due to the Great Depression when logging companies were not able to sell what they More »

Artwork at the Listel Whistler

Artwork at the Listel Whistler

Whistler is a wild beauty in itself- from its vast landscapes to ancient trees to timeless waterfalls. As soon as you step out of the door, you are greeted with an eye full of artistic demonstration, created by Mother Nature herself. In support of creativity, beauty and expression, Listel Canada has remained dedicated to the arts as well as Canadian artists through cultivating a $1.5 million dollar collection in which five of its pieces are on display at the Listel Whistler. Take a tour with us as we proudly showcase our artwork that helps translate the beauty that one might More »