Things to do in Whistler

As one of the world’s premium skiing destinations, visitors wondering what to do in Whistler in the winter months shouldn’t leave without hitting the slopes. But the winter provides many other amazing things to do in Whistler besides skiing, including outdoor activities such as snowboarding, hiking, snowshoeing, and ice-skating.

Whistler isn’t just a sports town, however – it also boasts a lively restaurant and nightlife scene. In the winter, the alpine village’s many bars are packed with skiers relaxing after a long day on the mountain. Beer-lovers wondering what to do in Whistler should be sure to check out Dubh Linn Gate Pub, which serves Irish drafts, as well as a rotating cast of micro-brews.

In the summer months, there are just as many things to do in Whistler as there are in the wintertime. There's hiking, zip lining, white-water rafting, swimming, mountain biking and, of course, simply enjoying the typically magnificent summer weather.

Who needs Sundance?  Hollywood sophisticates hit the slopes (and the silver screen) during the annual Whistler Film Festival.

Check out the unusual collection of rare Inuit sculptures and jewelry at dealer Britt Germann's gallery.

Hand-made leather goods such as bags, boots, and accessories.

Vancouver-based chain offering yoga-inspired athletic gear.