Photo: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova
May in Whistler is an incredible time to visit. With good weather and plenty of activities, it’s the perfect time of year to get away. What’s more, this time of year typically sees fewer visitors, making the Village peaceful, the resort quiet, and the trails serene. From activities to wildlife to events, there’s a whole side of May in Whistler waiting to be explored.
The Great Outdoors
If you love outdoor activities, May is the perfect time to explore the mountains and all that Whistler has to offer. Whether you want to take a hike, mountain bike, or just sit and enjoy the views, you‘ll find plenty of options. The snow is melting and the trails are open, making it the perfect time to get out and explore. Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens and there is skiing until the end of the month!
There‘s also plenty of amazing wildlife to observe, including deer, bears, and birds. Many flocks of birds have returned to the newly thawed lakes and the bears are slowly emerging from hibernation. Go for a walk and you’re sure to lay eyes on wild flora and fauna.
If you‘re looking for a fun event to attend, then you‘re in luck. The Whistler Children’s Festival takes place from May 19th to May 21st. Dance parties, face painting, street entertainment, science shows, circus acts and internationally acclaimed children’s performers can be found all over the village! A must-do for families!
No matter what you‘re looking for, May in Whistler is sure to provide plenty of opportunities for adventure and fun. There is so much to do and see, you‘ll never be bored. So, if you‘re looking for a great place to escape the city and enjoy some of the best mountain scenery, then make sure to visit Whistler in May. Ready to enjoy the very best of spring in the mountains? Book your stay at the Listel Hotel Whistler now!