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April In Whistler

April In Whistler

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Do you hear that? It’s the birds chirping! The sounds of spring are filling the air and with that comes a new season full of exciting things to do in Whistler. Longer days and warmer temperatures make being in the outdoors a real treat, expecially after the long, cold winter months. In fact, April might be one of the best times to visit the mountains. Why you ask? Here’s what you will find during April in Whistler. Bears The sunshine doesn’t just trigger the plants to start growing. It can also signal the bears that 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 »

Winter Ziplining!

Winter Ziplining!

In addition to soaring down the ski hill, guests can add soaring through the trees to their list of things to do in Whistler. How exactly? Why ziplining of course! Ziplines are cables that guests can use gravity to slide down. Ziptrek Whistler has a whole series of ziplines strung all throughout the forests and connecting Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. What’s more, reaching each zipline requires exploring a true old-growth temperate rainforest blanketed in snow. Want to learn more? Read on! What To Do: High, long, adrenaline inducing- Ziptrek Whistler is home to all of the above ziplines. With tours designed for More »

Why Whistler Is The Best Christmas Gift

Why Whistler Is The Best Christmas Gift

Before you know it, Christmas will be here. That makes right now the best time to make your Christmas plans and get all the shopping out of the way early. But coming up with unique Christmas gift ideas year after year can be a challenge. The joys of gift giving can quickly become a burden and picking out that special something, a daunting task. If you regularly find yourself rushing and stressing to find the perfect gift, you could consider giving a vacation. There’s a lot of reasons why a vacation could be the best Christmas gift you ever give your 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 »