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Things To Do in Whistler BC on Your Winter Mountain Vacation

Whistler Blackcomb Gondola

Whistler’s winter season is fast approaching; with the fall now officially upon us, those looking to find things to do in Whistler are seeking the opportunity to ski some of the best mountain ranges in the world. Whether you call it Blackcomb Whistler or Whistler Blackcomb, UK skiers call Whistler Mountain the best winter resort destination in the world.

So Where is Whistler, BC Canada?

Although Whistler is not located in Vancouver, it is only a short two hour drive from one of the best metropolitan cities in the world that also offers pristine coastal mountain skiing on Seymour, Cypress, and Grouse Mountains. In the summer, Whistler is home to the 7,000ft EVELATION drop that is a thrill seeker to all downhill Mountain biking enthusiasts.

In the winter its home to some of the best powder snow you’ll find in any ski resort. It’s also voted the best winter resort destination because there are numerous other things to do in Whistler, BC during the winter.

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Things To Do In Whistler, BC…

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Whistler Ziptrek Ecotours

Whistler Ziptrek

Discover BC’s coastal rain forests by gliding along with the world leader in development and operation of zip line based tours.
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Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Whistler Blackcomb Peak 2 Peak Gondola

One of a kind mountain to mountain journey that provides an unmatched experience for winter and summer resort guests.
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Whistler Tube Park

Winter Snow Tube Park

Whistler’s Tube Park offers great fun for the young and the young at heart. There’s no skill or equipment required.
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Snowcat Tours

Winter Snowcat Tours

Skilled operators will drive you up the mountain. Take a relaxing snowcat journey up snow covered mountain routes.
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Heli Skiing

Winter Activity Heli Skiing

Heli skiing in Whistler is a favourite tip uttered by the locals. If you don’t know why, then find out for yourself and give it a try.
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Snowmobiling in Whistler

Whistler BC Snowmobiling

With a trail system 100km long, Whistler boasts ample terrain to experience snowmobiling at it’s finest.
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Snowshoeing in Whistler

Winter Snowshoe View

Experience the breathtaking, natural beauty of the wonderful outdoors while exploring snowy Whistler by snowshoe.
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Cross Country Skiing

Winter Cross Country Skiing

Slap on the skis and try cross country skiing for perfectly groomed trails and enjoy Whistler’s beautiful scenery.
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More Fun Things To Do in Whistler…

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Whistler Artist Galleries

Artistic View

Whistler Resort has a variety of incredible art galleries showcasing all types of different art-forms.
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Olympic Plaza Ice Skating

Ice Skating Outdoors

The outdoor ice skating rinks are a fantastic addition to the visitor experience in Whistler Village.
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Whistler Blackcomb Sleigh Rides

Blackcomb Winter Sleigh Rides

After enjoying a few satisfying days on the slopes, why not top off your vacation with a scenic mountain sleigh ride?
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Helicopter Sightseeing Tours

Winter Helicopter Tours

Try a scenic helicopter tour to explore the Coast Mountains, one of the most impressive regions in the world.
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Family & Free Things To Do in Whistler…

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Magic Castle & Treefort

Blackcomb Mountain Magic Castle

Located at Blackcomb, the Magic Castle and Tree Fort are free and fun for all ages.
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  • Don’t forget the abundance of food and wine tasting that Whistler & Blackcomb has available.

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Whistler Has Something For Everyone…

If you’re caught in the wondering of what to do in Whistler, just think, what is there not to do! There are also various Whistler web cam’s available for you to watch endless hours of Whistler activities and random musings in the village.

Winter Snow PathYou’ve now figured out what Whistler activities you’re going to do, besides the obvious skiing (or maybe not), what next? Well, now you need to figure out how to get to Whistler? Perhaps you’re flying or driving from Seattle to Whistler or need a bus from Vancouver to Whistler.

Maybe you’re flying ‘Air Force One’ into Vancouver International Airport and need a secret service entourage from Vancouver Airport to Whistler?! Okay, maybe you’re not taking ‘Air Force One,’ but you do need a bus to Whistler.

Not only do we have you covered on suggestions to get to Whistler from Vancouver or Seattle, but we also have discount deals on buses, limos, tours, or other shuttle services with our partners to Whistler. Check out our list of partners and feel free to sign-up for our discount newsletter to get all the latest deals on transportation to Whistler and other Whistler winter activities.

Need Help With Transportation?

  • Looking for the affordable way to get to Whistler? Check out the Pacific Coach Bus to Whistler.
  • Looking for a quick day tour of Whistler instead? Check out our friends at Landsea Tours.

After you finish planning the trip, you can continue your research of the Whistler Village by visiting the Whistler village map.

What are you suggestions for things to do in Whistler during the winter? Perhaps you have a favorite Whistler restaurant you enjoy going to. We’d love to hear from you!

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