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Things to do in Whistler

The Whistler Film Festival is held every winter and vacations should be booked now. It is a great time to hit the slopes or just sit in one of the village’s cafes and watch who walks by. The film festival brings all of Hollywood to the slopes, so get ready to be star struck while hitting the slopes. In between the annual influx of Hollywood stars, visitors have these great ski and snowboarding trails to themselves. While gaining in popularity, Whistler still offers the quiet and solitude on most of their ski trails.

After the winter snow has melt, Whistler comes to life with mountain bikers, hikers, and nature lovers. If simply riding down the mountain trails is not enough, then put on the body armor and race down the sheer ski slopes. Whistler was first known for its fishing, and that is still true today. With its prime location surrounded by glacial lakes, the fish are almost always biting.

Since Whistler took the time to plan its expansion, the end result is a quaint and luxurious ski resort. One of the things that make Whistler so great to visit is the beautiful pedestrian walkways that run through the village. Inside these plazas are one of a kind boutiques and cafes perfect for sitting and people watching. Transportation is easy is Whistler as the village’s shuttle buses make frequent stops throughout the town.

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