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Whistler
Whistler, British Columbia, is a short trip from Vancouver by road, rail or air. The stunning landscape, pedestrian-only Village and genuine, down-to-earth mountain culture make Whistler an unforgettable year-round destination. Winters provide reliable snow for skiing, snowboarding and Nordic sports while golf, mountain biking and hiking fill the warmer months. Festivals, spas, restaurants and bars combine with endless outdoor activities to make Whistler the ultimate place to escape and unwind.

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Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Owner description: The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola travels 4.4 kilometres in just 11 minutes, transporting winter and summer guests from Whistler’s Roundhouse Lodge to the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb... more Owner description: The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola travels 4.4 kilometres in just 11 minutes, transporting winter and summer guests from Whistler’s Roundhouse Lodge to the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. Skiers and riders have the opportunity to easily take advantage of 8,171 acres of terrain via the world's longest continuous lift system. The adventure for summer visitors includes spectacular views of glaciers and peaks as well as access to an expanded hiking trail network on both mountains. less
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Blackcomb
Owner description: Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked the No. 1 ski resort in North America with over 8,171 acres of terrain. As a true four season resort, Whistler Blackcomb offers skiing... more Owner description: Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked the No. 1 ski resort in North America with over 8,171 acres of terrain. As a true four season resort, Whistler Blackcomb offers skiing and snowboarding in the winter and downhill mountain biking and alpine hiking in the summer. Guests can even enjoy summer skiing/riding on the Horstman Glacier in June and July. At Whistler Blackcomb, there is something for everyone all year long. less
Attraction type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Resort Communities; Mountains; Golf Courses; Hiking Trails; Cross-country Ski Areas
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Whistler Sliding Centre
Whistler Sliding Centre
Owner description: The Whistler Sliding Centre is located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain. This high performance, world-class sliding sports venue... more Owner description: The Whistler Sliding Centre is located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain. This high performance, world-class sliding sports venue was the site of bobsleigh, luge and skeleton competitions for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and includes a 1,450 metre long competition track, as well as venue support buildings. The Whistler Sliding Centre is a non for profit organization with all proceeds benefiting the development of national and international sliding sports. In addition to being a training venue for athletes, the Whistler Sliding Centre offers the public year round adrenaline packed activities! Winter Bobsleigh and Skeleton Sport Experience Programs: ride down the fastest track in the world, reaching speeds of up to 125+km/hr, in a bobsleigh driven by a professional pilot or experience the thrill of skeleton and slide head-first at 100 km/h! NEW to the Whistler Sliding Centre - Summer Bobsleigh Experience (bobsleigh on wheels!) Driven by a trained Bobsleigh Pilot, four passengers will go through 10 corners including the famous Thunderbird Corner, reaching speeds of up to 80 kms an hour! Participants are provided with an orientation that includes the history of the Whistler Sliding Centre as a 2010 Olympic Winter Games venue. The full experience will take about an hour, but the adrenaline rush will last days! less
Attraction type: Sports Complexes
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Whistler Mountain Bike Park
Whistler Mountain Bike Park
Owner description: Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider. Gentle, banked cruisers through the Coastal forest. Tight and twisty single track - perfect for intermediate... more Owner description: Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider. Gentle, banked cruisers through the Coastal forest. Tight and twisty single track - perfect for intermediate riders. For the armour clad, full face wearing, 50lb. bike group there are steep rock faces, gnarly, root strewn lines, drop offs of all descriptions and more. less
Attraction type: Biking Trails; Sports Complexes; Mountains
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Whistler Library
Whistler Library
Attraction type: Libraries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar
Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar
Ranked #1 of 166 restaurants in Whistler
Price:
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Purebread
Purebread
Ranked #2 of 166 restaurants in Whistler
Cuisines: Bakery
Peaked Pies
Peaked Pies
Ranked #3 of 166 restaurants in Whistler
Cuisines: Bakery, Australian
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Ranked #4 of 166 restaurants in Whistler
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Dessert
Araxi Restaurant + Bar
Araxi Restaurant + Bar
Ranked #5 of 166 restaurants in Whistler
Price: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Bar
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nita Lake Lodge
4.0 of 5
Nita Lake Lodge
$169 - $597 (CAD 183 - 645)
Ranked #1 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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First Tracks Lodge
3.5 of 5
First Tracks Lodge
$160 - $405
Ranked #2 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre
4.0 of 5
Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre
$154 - $468
Ranked #3 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler
$212 - $693
Ranked #4 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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Sundial Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
Sundial Boutique Hotel
$135 - $561 (CAD 146 - 606)
Ranked #5 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
4.0 of 5
Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
$144 - $394 (CAD 156 - 426)
Ranked #6 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort
4.5 of 5
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort
$215 - $633 (CAD 232 - 684)
Ranked #8 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa
$145 - $375 (CAD 157 - 405)
Ranked #13 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
4.0 of 5
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
$168 - $424 (CAD 182 - 458)
Ranked #15 of 53 hotels in Whistler
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