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Why Whistler Is The Perfect Fall Getaway Spot

Why Whistler Is The Perfect Fall Getaway Spot

The first hint might be the smell in the air, or maybe it’s the start of the school year. Whatever the reason, it’s no secret that fall is in the air. As often with this time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the chaos of ending holidays, starting new schedules, and the ever decreasing daylight hours. The best remedy for the autumn blues is planning a quick trip to the mountains. Why do you ask? Here’s why your perfect fall getaway is in Whistler! Proximity There’s no need to plan a full holiday to regroup, just a few More »

The Ice Kingdom

The Ice Kingdom

Just beyond our lobby lies a magical kingdom made of ice and snow. The Ice Kingdom Whistler is a winter wonderland filled with sculptures, interactive features and so much more. Covering over 40,000 square feet, this seasonal experience is new to Whistler and one not to be missed. The Ice Kingdom concept is the result of a master ice carvers imagination. His name is David Xu Rui and he wanted to celebrate a 300-year-old Chinese tradition of friends and family gathering to create sculptures out of snow and ice. The tradition has come to life and is now an exciting seasonal More »

January In Whistler

January In Whistler

Are you planning a trip Whistler and trying to decide when the best time to come is? January is a wonderful time to choose to visit. With the holidays coming to an end and the transition from early winter into deep winter, there is no shortage of things to do in town! What’s more, all of Whistler’s 8,171 acres of stunning terrain is open and there is always plenty of snow. So don’t just start your new year off with a resolution to travel, discover for yourself why January in Whistler is a great time to book your winter holiday! More »

The Ultimate Guide To The Whistler Film Festival

The Ultimate Guide To The Whistler Film Festival

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Lights, camera, action- It’s time for the Whistler Film Festival. From November 29th until December 3rd, Whistler Village becomes the destination for cinematic art. Over the course of the 5 days, a selection of up to 90 films from Canada and around the world will be shown throughout the village. Many of these films are new and innovative, making them a must see. The Whistler Film Festival isn’t confined to just films, events also take place, joining the industry, talent, patrons and festival participants together in celebration. Want to be part of the red carpet excitement More »

Don’t Miss Fall For Arts

Don’t Miss Fall For Arts

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Many think of fall as a time to get cozy, stay in doors and hibernate from the rain until the snow comes. But in reality, the arrival of autumn brings more things to do, especially in Whistler. One of the exciting things going on is Fall For Arts. Put on by Arts Whistler and stretching from September through to December, Fall for Arts encompasses music, visual treats and other kinds of creativity. During this time, events and activities will take place all over Whistler and with an underlying tie to culture. Here are some not More »