If you’re looking for a mountain town filled to the brim with activities, adventure, dining and more, then look no further than Whistler Village. What’s more, everything is accessible by foot, making it easier than ever to take it all in. Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or a week, here are some of the best things to do in Whistler Village during the summer:
1. Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Hop on board the world–famous Peak 2 Peak Gondola and ride between two mountains for a breathtaking view of the surrounding valleys. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can dine at the Roundhouse or access a wealth of hiking trails.
2. Explore Lost Lake
Lost Lake is an untouched paradise just a few minutes away from the village. This serene lake surrounded by lush forests is a great spot to swim, bike, and explore nature.
3. Go Hiking
Whistler Village is packed with stunning natural landscapes and there are plenty of trails for outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels all within walking distance. Head to the top of Whistler Mountain for a stunning view, or venture deep into the forest for some backcountry adventures. The Blackcomb Ascent trails are also a very popular hike!
4. Shop and Dine
With over 100 shops, restaurants, and cafes, Whistler Village caters to every taste. Pick up some locally–made souvenirs, sample West Coast cuisine at the local eateries, or pick up the latest outerwear.
5. Visit the Arts and Culture Scene
Whistler Village is also known for its impressive arts and culture scene. The Village hosts a range of traditional and modern art exhibits, music festivals, and other events where you can take in the local culture.
Whistler Village is more than just a great summer destination – it’s an unforgettable experience. From the breathtaking scenery to the amazing attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this vibrant mountain town. And guess what? You can access right from the Listel Hotel Whistler, located right in the heart of it all!
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