Plan an active summer vacation to magical Whistler
Patti Pietschmann Pavlus BlogMaster
Do you love to go hiking or bike riding and are looking for a great place to do it this summer? Have we got the spot for you. It’s Whistler Mountain Bike Park. With world class cross country trails, events and festivals for added fun and calorie burning. You can ride from spring through fall over miles of scenic meadows and even a rainforest. There’s trails for every level, too. And you’ve got downhill paths that explore four mountain zones.
If you don’t want to spend the whole time on a bike, there’s go ziplining, bungee jumping or Whistlers vibrant village. The town is filled with shops, restaurants, nightlife and cultural offerings. golfing, ziplining, bungee jumping, and much more.
Festivals from June through September
The ThinkBike Whistler runs from June 7 to June 9. The Subaru IRONMAN Canada® & Subaru IRONMAN Canada® 70.3 happens on July 28. And the RBC GranFondo Whistler takes place September 7.
Wait there’s more. The ultimate biking event of the season, the Crankworx Whistler Mountain Bike Festival, kicks off August 9 – 18 followed by an action-packed week of racing, slopestyle competitions, Kidsworx, and bike demonstrations.
One of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Whistler is Canada’s premier year-round leisure and meeting destination. It is located in the Coast Mountains 75 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. You might even want to consider making a pre or post-cruise stop there if you are going on an Alaska cruise that begins or ends in Vancouver.