|Whistler, B.C. – Unwind and revel in warm summer days while indulging in the unique mountain culture that sets Whistler apart. From extreme adventures to mountain fresh relaxation and outdoor festivals, you’ll need more than a weekend to experience everything summer in Whistler has to offer.
Whistler’s vibrant village is an arts and culture hot spot and the gateway to adventure. Gather the family and walk around Lost Lake for a picturesque stroll, perfect on a sunny day. Discover Whistler’s rich art and culture with a journey through the Cultural Connector, guiding you through museums and art centres right in the village. Rent a canoe and paddle down the scenic River of Golden Dreams, or ride the gondola up to the alpine for panoramic views that are picture-perfect for a family portrait.
Take a swing by one of Whistler’s notable championship golf courses, boasting breathtaking mountain vistas right from the tee off. Relax to the sounds of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with performances June 30 and July 1 on the Village Green in Whistler’s Olympic Plaza.
Plan ahead and visit Whistler during one of the many festivals and events taking over the village and valley this summer. Tough Mudder gets ready to test your strength in June and the IRONMAN Canada triathlon will be rolling into the Whistler in July. Bring the family to the Whistler Children’s Festival in July featuring art workshops, storytellers, and live entertainment. Find your balance at Wanderlust or get the adrenaline pumping at Crankworx in August.
Long summer days make adventure seeking in Whistler an easy choice with Summer Stay and Play Packages for every style of thrill. Soar above tall Douglas firs and creeks in a zipline and tree top trekking adventure through lush temperate rainforests. Gear into an adrenaline rush racing down the extensive and thrill seeking trail network at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Rip through mud and across streams on an ATV tour or navigate through rushing waters on a whitewater rafting tour down the Cheakamus River. End the day with an enchanted evening walk through the Vallea Lumina on Cougar Mountain.
With endless outdoor activities and arts and cultural experiences to explore, there is always something new to discover in Whistler. Book your Whistler summer experience with confidence at www.whistler.com. With the best price guarantee, Whistler.com, the official central reservations for Whistler, offers one-stop shopping with the largest selection and no booking fee for accommodation or activities. Travel consultants at Whistler.com are based in Whistler, with the call centre located in the heart of Whistler Village. Call 1.800.944.7853 to request a no-obligation quote or visit whistler.com for more details and offers.
|Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.
Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.944.7853 and whistler.com – Whistler’s official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.
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Broadcasters: Whistler now has the capability to take you live with our enhanced fibre network. The significantly expanded network of more than 200 kilometres of fibre optic cabling throughout the resort allows instant transmission of HD signals to any location at any time. Details on how to access, and book the fibre are available on our media site.