Whistler is a beautiful resort town on the mountain of British Columbia. It is a wonderful year round destination of Canada. It is being constantly ranked as No.1 mountain resort in North America. Whistler is located 80 miles north of Vancouver. The small resort town has become more famous because of the 2010 winter Olympic Games venue.
It offers 2 magnificent mountain ranges namely Blackcomb Mountain and the Whistler mountain range. It provides a perfect skiing and snowboarding spot, 4 championship golf courses, over 200 shops, 90 restaurants and bars, beautiful resorts, several hiking trails, spas and has one of the best mountain bike park of the world.
The 2 mountain ranges of the Whistler offers the largest vertical ski drops in North America. The Blackcomb Mountain reaches 5,280 ft. and that of Whistler Mountain is 5020 feet. The ski resort offers 8,100 acres of skiable area, 12 alpine bowls, 38 lifts and around 200 trails.
Offers something for everyone
Apart from the skiers, it offers activities for the non-skiers. Non-skiers can enjoy the terrain on a Ziptrek Ecotour. It is a 3 hour adventure drive which crosses cables and suspension bridges. There are lots of other activities too like snowshoeing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, helicopter rides, snowcat tours, and tubing.
Accommodations in Whistler are available in the Whistler Creekside, Whistler Valley, Upper Village, Village North, and Whistler Village. There are luxury accommodations available in Four Seasons Resort and Fairmont Chateau. They are within the walking distance from the resorts.
Whistler has over 100 restaurants that offer cuisines around the world that includes Mexican, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Greek, and Korean. Apart from these, there are 17 restaurants on the Whistler Blackcomb Mountain that includes 2 on the mountain lodges for starving skiers and boarders.