5 Top Places to Visit in Whistler

The well-known ski town of Whistler sits at the feet of two tremendous mountains: Whistler and Blackcomb. Together, the pinnacles frame the greatest winter sports territory in North America, and the town gives quick access to the location of the best skiing around. Whistler surely had universal cachet before it co-facilitated the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, however, the games just enhanced the mountain resort's acclaim as a recreation hot spot. Since the world comes to ski and visit, the town has an agreeable assortment of tourist accommodation, from townhouses to lavish hotels, all pressed along the wandering town walk.   

Encompassing the town, the tough area is a blend of untamed streams, greenish-blue lakes, unending woods, and volcanic pinnacles. One main road, Highway 99 (otherwise called the Sea-to-Sky Highway), interfaces the region's attractions and communities. This scenic drive is rated as one of Canada's best for road trips.

Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Mountain (2,182 meters) and Blackcomb Mountain (2,284 meters), the two pinnacles that transcend Whistler Village, gloat a portion of the best skiing in North America. The Whistler Blackcomb resort's consolidated skiable territory finish 3,307 hectares with more than 200 runs got to by 37 lifts.

Other than ice glacier skiing, in summer, the mountains are occupied with climbers and also mountain bikers, who take to the testing trails of Whistler Mountain Bike Park. When riding the chairlifts, look out for bears strolling along the mountain trails looking for berries. One of a kind to Whistler, a gondola connects the two mountains and gives a breathtaking warm-climate touring trip for non-skiers. Whatever the time of year, guests can appreciate eye-catching views from the mountain tops over the valley and town far beneath.

Peak 2 Peak Gondola


The Peak 2 Peak Gondola gives an elevated ride between the two mountains. In spite of the fact that the separation secured is a record-breaking 4.4 kilometers, the ride takes just 11 minutes. On a crisp morning, the view is great and looks out to snow-topped mountains, alpine lakes, and thick coniferous timberlands. A look down to Fitzsimmons Creek is equally sensational. At points, the gondola is about half a kilometer over the valley floor. From spring to fall, it's a piece of the Whistler-Blackcomb touring experience, with guided snow-capped walks and many photograph opportunities.

Lost Lake

Lost Lake is a year-round location for activities, be it mountain biking and bird watching in summer or snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in winter. Trails fan out from the lakeshore wandering into calm woods loaded with British Columbia wildlife. The little lake offers a shoreline and is, for the most part, one of the busier spots on a hot summer day, particularly as there is a van from the town. For more sandy, freshwater beaches close to Whistler, make a beeline for Alpha Lake and Alta Lake.

Squamish-Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Whistler's wonderful and modern First Nations museum is home to a collection of carvings, weavings, and stories that present the history and culture of the neighborhood Squamish and Lil'wat people. Both countries incorporate Whistler in their customary domain and have lived on and this land for many years. The on-location bistro serves an intriguing menu of First Nations-inspired dishes and much more.

Whistler Olympic Park


Another spot built for the 2010 Winter Games, is the Whistler Olympic Park, which now offers access to winter cross-country skiing trails. The uncommon-looking ski jumps are still set up at the facility, similar to an arrangement of Olympic rings. In winter, Nordic skiers take to the prepared trails while snowshoers take to follow the route to Alexander Falls and different viewpoints.

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