Whistler

This northern British Columbia resort town is world famous, well known for its expansive mountains, small town atmosphere and amazing skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking. With its quaint village and encompassing the largest ski terrain in North America, Whistler has been a premiere destination for decades.

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Map of Things to do in Whistler

Located two hours north of Vancouver, the Whistler seen today is half a century in the marking. The area was primarily a small town until Whistler Mountain opened as a ski area in the 1960s, since then Blackcomb Mountain was added, both which merged together to form Whistler-Blackcomb resort which encompasses 8,171 acres of mountain.

Now recognized as one of the top skiing destinations in the world, both the resort and surrounding architecture have won numerous awards - as well, it hosted the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games in conjunction with Vancouver which was the setting for many alpine, nordic and sliding events.

Whistler is not only a winter destination, summer sees thousands of tourists taking to the popular mountain biking trails on Whistler Mountain as well as hiking (or taking the gondola and the lifts) to the mountain peaks to admire the stunning views of the surrounding valleys and Cascade Mountains.

No matter the season, beautiful Whistler, British Columbia is one of the province's most visited attractions!

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Whistler Mountain

The first of the two mountains that make up Whistler Resort, Whistler Mountain is a popular destination year round offering skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking and sightseeing.

Blackcomb Mountain

Blackcomb is the second mountain accessible to skiers, snowboarders and hikers exploring the terrain and views. The mountain edges Garibaldi Provincial Park.

Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Breaking three world records including the world's longest unsupported span, Whistler's Peak 2 Peak Gondola connects Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain.

Whistler Village

Located at the base of Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains, Whistler Village is a picturesque, award winning resort town with shops, hotels and restaurants surrounded by the beauty of the snowy mountains.

Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre was built to educate visitors about these two distinct native groups which share claim on the Whistler area through displays, artifacts, photos and information as well as outdoor walks and traditional Squamish and Lil'Wat buildings.

Whistler Museum and Archives

Learn all about Whistler, its history, its environment, its flora and fauna as well as the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Whistler Museum through its exhibits, displays and films.

Meadow Park

Whistler's Meadow Park is set amidst the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains, River of Golden Dreams and overlooking the Whistler-Blackcomb ski resort the Park offers trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and a Sports Centre.

Green Lake

Named for its blue-green hue, Green Lake - the largest in the area - sits at the northern edge of Whistler, offering visitors year round views and seasonal recreational activities while overlooking the region's famed mountains.