At the heart of Whistler are two spectacular mountains, offering epic skiing and snowboarding conditions on more than 8,100 skiable acres in the winter and World-class Mountain biking and hiking in the summer. On top of this, there are four championship golf courses, numerous lakes for swimming, boating and wakeboarding, excellent fishing, ziplining, bungee jumping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dogsledding and so much more. And when it’s time to unwind there are spas, more than 200 shops and 90 restaurants and bars.
Along with the permanent attractions, throughout the year there are numerous events and festivals in Whistler. These include World Cup ski events, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival, Crankworx, Whistler Film Festival, Cornucopia Wine Festival, Winter Pride and much more.
With approximately 10,000 permanent residents, the vibrant Whistler community is self-sufficient, offering both elementary and high schools, a sports centre, library, community theatre, museum, art galleries and a bustling network of special interest groups for every aspect of community living. Art and music festivals take place regularly. Families can enjoy a skating rink, pool, climbing gym, fitness gyms and both indoor and outdoor tennis courts.
Whistler has all the natural beauty and outdoor adventure of a remote mountain resort, and all the convenience and sophistication of a city. Living in the Whistler area, you get the best of both worlds. Easy access to mountains, lakes and countless trails, combined with community and resort amenities on your doorstep. You don’t have to leave Whistler to experience what the world has to offer. The world comes to Whistler!