Whether you're visiting Whistler the winter for world-class skiing or traveling to the area in the summer for superb hiking and biking, the Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, is perfectly positioned to enjoy the best things to do in Whistler. Explore our selections for exciting activities to enjoy year-round in beautiful Whistler, Canada.
In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, we've curated a list of the top 150 things to do in Whistler.
Known as one of the world's top skiing and snowboarding destinations, Whistler offers travelers an array of action-packed recreational activities in the winter. Experience a wide variety of things to do during your wintertime visit, including miles of cross country skiing trails, thrilling zip line tours and scenic gondola rides through the mountains.
Whether you are looking for lessons, camps or backcountry tours, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of skiing and snowboarding options. Let us help you make the most of your skiing or snowboarding experience during your stay in Whistler by explaining the unique and varied packages available.
PEAK 2 PEAK GONDOLA RIDE
One of the most popular things to do in Whistler, the Peak 2 Peak Gondola showcases stunning views of Whistler village and alpine valley, spanning across the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
Cross Country Skiing
There are a variety of cross country skiing options offering breathtaking views in Whistler. Experience over 28 kilometres of track-set cross-country trails winding through scenic areas around The Lost Lake Park. The Whistler Olympic Park also offers 90 kilometres of trails and is located in the Callaghan Valley, just 20 minutes south of Whistler Village.
Feel thrill of excitement and wind in your face as you cruise down our exhilarating tubing hill. Located in the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain, the Coca-Cola ®/™ Tube Park offers great fun for everyone. There is no skill or equipment required - just a desire for adventure.
Sleigh Ride and Dog Sledding
Relax and enjoy a traditional horse-drawn sleigh ride, whether it’s paired with a delicious fondue dinner or just hot chocolate. The whole family is sure to enjoy this unforgettable experience.
Dog sledding is not to be missed for the adventure enthusiast! Journey into the backcountry with a professional musher and a team of Alaskan Racing huskies. Allow 2 to 4 hours.
Join a guided snowshoe tour full of nature and culture on Whistler Mountain, or explore the old growth forests and glacier lakes around the Whistler area. Tours are available for all fitness and ability levels and range from 1.5 to 4 hours in duration.
There are few destinations that rival the year-round beauty of Whistler. Whether you're sightseeing from the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, hitting the links on one of the area's scenic golf course or racing down a mountain bike trail, Whistler offers travelers plenty of things to do in the summer.
Biking enthusiasts and casual riders alike can enjoy all that Whistler has to offer, from challenging mountain trails to scenic paved valley roads. Enjoy a stress-free biking excursion and take advantage of bike rentals, lessons, tours and more. Our Westin team would be happy to assist you in arranging a day of Whistler biking for you during your stay with us.
With its picture-perfect weather and stunning mountain views, Whistler is a world-class destination for golfers in the summer. Take your pick of golf courses designed by the likes of Nicklaus, Palmer, Trent Jones and Cupp; tee times and rentals are easily arranged and all golf courses feature clubhouses and pro shop facilities.
A popular thing to do throughout the year, zip lining is an incredible way to see Whistler. View beautiful wildlife with the entire family and rest assured you'll enjoy high-quality safety systems and expert supervision.
Season: Year Round
Sightseeing & Hiking
Whistler offers numerous half, full or overnight hiking options for all levels of fitness and group sizes. Experience a guided walk around Whistler Village or a multi-day hike into the deepest backcountry with wildlife, waterfalls, and more.
Navigate the mountain access roads and rolling green ski trails on fun and easy to ride fully automatic vehicles. Guided by friendly and knowledgeable nature enthusiasts, tours are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders.
Start your engine on an RZR and journey through unforgettable destinations like glacier lakes, temperate rainforests, and stunning mountain panoramas. Our RZR vehicles allow you to experience Whistler with comfort and adventure. Cruise along rugged trails in the Whistler Backcountry and enjoy breathtaking scenery at every stop on one of our RZR tours.
Photos courtesy of: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova / Mike Crane / Andrew Strain / David McColm