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Best Things To Do in Whistler

Whistler was made for powder hounds and outdoors enthusiasts. Skiers and snowboarders can carve Whistler Blackcomb Mountain, while adrenaline junkies can get their heart rates up at the Whistler Sliding Centre or Whistler Bungee. Meanwhile, history buffs and bookworms can enlighten themselves at the Whistler Public Library, Whistler Museum or Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. Whistler is also a popular summertime spot, with plenty of water sports activities at Lost Lake and four championship golf courses. Plus, Whistler was the home for many events in the 2010 Winter Olympics and travelers can tour the Olympic Park and Olympic Plaza. No matter if you're traveling with friends or the whole family, you'll find plenty in Whistler to keep you entertained.

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#1
Whistler Blackcomb Mountain
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: In Whistler, this is the main event. Hordes of skiers and snowboarders flock to Whistler Blackcomb Mountain every year and ... read more»

#2
Whistler Village Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: Part of what makes Whistler such a popular place to visit is the sense of community — and Whistler Village is ... read more»

#3
Alexander Falls Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Pack a picnic and head to Alexander Falls if you want to admire Mother Nature in all her glory. This ... read more»

#4
Lost Lake Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Just northeast of Whistler Village, Lost Lake is an ideal spot for those looking for nearby cross-country skiing in the ... read more»

#5
Whistler Sliding Centre
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Situated on Blackcomb Mountain near Whistler Village, the Whistler Sliding Center is the home to the 2010 Winter Olympics' bobsleigh ... read more»

#6
Golf
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: A round of golf in Whistler is accompanied by majestic mountain views and verdant greens, so it's no surprise ... read more»

#7
Whistler Olympic Park
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Visitors can embody their inner Olympians at Whistler's Olympic Park, which was built for the 2010 Winter Games. The ... read more»

#8
Whistler Public Library Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Fashioned like a wilderness mountain lodge, the Whistler Public Library building fits in perfectly in this ski town. The 15 ... read more»

#9
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: This cultural center pays tribute to the region's two First Nations native tribes, the Squamish Nation and the Lil ... read more»

#10
Whistler Museum
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: If you're a history buff looking to learn a little more about the origins of Whistler, you're in ... read more»

#11
Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Sea to Sky Climb
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: You can experience the rock formations, thriving vegetation and active wildlife on the Coast Mountains from the comfort of a ... read more»

#12
Whistler Bungee
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: If you're looking for a more unconventional way to experience the surrounding scenery Whistler has to offer, bungee jumping ... read more»

#13
Whistler Art Galleries Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 3.5

Why go: Art may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Whistler, but the town is ... read more»

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