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Everything You Need to Know About the RBC GranFondo Whistler

Everything You Need to Know About the RBC GranFondo Whistler

Photo credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane On September 7th, North America’s largest GranFondo will grace the Sea to Sky Highway. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the RBC GranFondo Whistler is one of the highlights of the fall calendar. Over 4500 bikers are expected to take to the Sea to Sky for an exciting day of traffic-free cycling. The RBC GranFondo Whistler is open to riders of all abilities. The event includes three distance options of 55km, 122km and 152km. New for 2019, the RBC GranFondo is officially a UCI GranFondo World Series event, meaning riders can challenge themselves to be in 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 »

Spending The Holiday Season In Whistler

Spending The Holiday Season In Whistler

Photo: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane Are you dreaming of spending your holidays in a winter wonderland? Look no further. All the magic of the festive season can be found in Whistler. Afterall, nothing quite ignites the holiday spirit like snow! In addition to on-mountain activities, revelers will enjoy thousands of twinkling lights and plenty of holly jolly events. Here’s what’s happening in town if you’re thinking of spending the holiday season in Whistler. Ice Skating Opening for the winter season on December 8th, the Whistler Olympic Plaza skating rink lets you skate against a beautiful mountain backdrop. Once you’ve spent enough More »

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 »

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 »