Whistler, BC – The Most Magical Place in My World – by Jamie Burke

I shed a tear every time I get off the Bus and breathe in the culture, Mountain air and vibe of my MOST favorite world class ski resort. Its truly a magical place – Jamie Burke

About Whistler, BC Canada

Located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia just two hours north of Vancouver, Whistler is Canada’s favourite year-round destination. There’s two majestic mountains with a vibrant base Village, epic skiing and snowboarding, four championship golf courses, unbeatable shopping, restaurants and bars, accommodation to suit every budget, hiking trails, spas and arguably the best mountain bike park in the world.

Dive in and discover Whistler for yourself.

Winter Activities

Whistler is a true winter wonderland with many ways to enjoy winter both on and off the slopes. Aside from skiing and snowboarding you can enjoy a huge variety of things to do from exploring the snow-covered Village with your family, special holiday events, backcountry adventures and legendary après sessions. The winter activities are so good readers of SKI Magazine ranked Whistler as the number 1 resort in North America for off-hill activities for 2015 – come and check them out for yourself!

Whistler Village

Summer, winter, fall or spring – it’s yours to relax in, explore and use as a base camp to launch adventures.

Think of Whistler Village as your home away from home, with added mountains. A stroll along the stone walkways will reveal all the creature comforts you need (plus a few luxuries you really want). And when it’s time to escape, the great outdoors is just steps away.

Where is the Village?

The Village is the central neighborhood of the town of Whistler, located at the base of both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. It is divided into several areas – the Village, Village North and Upper Village. All the areas are connected by the paved, pedestrian-only Village Stroll.

The Village Vibe

Whistler Village is where locals and visitors mingle throughout the year, coming and going from outdoor adventures. There are people shopping and renting skis and bikes, kids exploring the playgrounds and plenty of people-watching opportunities from sunny patios and restaurants. Depending on the season, you can catch events like free open air concerts, street entertainment and markets.

What’s so special about the Village? There’s always something to see and do and the sights and sounds change with the seasons making every visit new and exciting. But most of all there’s a special energy that only people in a beautiful place having a wonderful time can create, and you can feel it every time you walk the Stroll. The smiles say it all.

– See more at: http://www.whistler.com/village/#sthash.YPuSnySa.dpuf

Nightlife

Play all day then eat, drink and laugh all night.

In Whistler the après scene provides the perfect opportunity to let your hair down. Choose your place, set the pace – stories and beers on a patio after a day on the mountain, cocktails in a classy lounge or get your groove on to an international DJ in a club. Voted by readers of SKI Magazine as number 1 resort for après-ski 2015!

Arts and Culture in Whistler

A place where the creative spirit roams free.

Whistler’s vibrant arts and culture scene flourishes year round with a multitude of cultural offerings from engaging art exhibitions, lively music and dance performances and First Nations culture to international film and culinary events.

View Upcoming Arts & Culture Events

– See more at: http://www.whistler.com/arts/#sthash.KyVn6iCt.dpuf

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