Excursions in Whistler

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Whistler, whether you are interested in its history and culture, architecture, great art, or delectable cuisine.

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A guide for first-time visitors to Whistler

Whether you're planning a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, you'll find many activities to keep you busy while in Whistler. Whether you prefer snowmobiling, dog sledding, or Alpine hiking, there's something for everyone. You can also try rafting on the river, visiting museums, or taking a sleigh ride with Clydesdale horses.


Alpine hiking

Whether you're a beginner or a veteran hiker, Whistler's alpine areas have something for everyone. From the rugged terrain of Garibaldi Provincial Park to the crystalline beauty of Blackcomb Mountain, there's a trail for you.

For the best experience, take a guided hike. There are a variety of options available from the easy, out-and-back Spearhead Walk to the more challenging, lift-accessible trails.

Whistler's hiking trails are some of the most scenic on the planet. They're also a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of civilization. The BC Parks website is a useful resource for planning your trip, especially if you plan on hiking in the spring or fall.

River rafting

Whether you are in Whistler for a short visit or are looking for a new way to spend a few days, white water river rafting is a great way to experience the beauty of Canada's Coast Mountains. You can find the best conditions for whitewater rafting from April to September in BC.

There are many different types of rafting to choose from, with the most popular being the Green River. This 3.5-hour tour starts just north of the village and follows a tranquil lake before plunging into a series of treacherous rapids.


During your trip to Whistler, Canada, make sure to take a dog sled tour to experience the Canadian wilderness and culture. Whether you are a family looking for a day out or a group of friends, dog sledding tours in Whistler are an activity everyone can enjoy.

There are many different companies that offer dogsledding excursions in Whistler, BC. The best part is that the prices are affordable and the packages include snacks and drinks.

You must have a full, unrestricted driver's license to participate in these tours. You also need a warm pair of gloves, a hat, and waterproof outer clothing.


Whether you're looking for a fun family activity or something more adventurous for the kids, snowmobiling in Whistler is a great way to spend a day. The town offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, from helicopter tours to ziplining. If you're considering a snowmobiling tour in Whistler, consider the following tips to ensure a safe and memorable experience.

The best time to go snowmobiling is after a fresh snowfall. Besides, this winter sport is a lot more fun when riding through powder rather than on hard-packed trails.

A snowmobiling trip in Whistler will give you the chance to explore a frozen lake or cut through forested hillside on your way to a mountain-sized breakfast wrap. You'll even have time to take photos while you're out on your adventure. You might also be able to spot some animals.

Ancient Cedars

Located just north of Whistler, Ancient Cedars is a scenic woodland trail. This five kilometer hike is perfect for a picnic or a short, easy walk. It passes through a grove of gigantic old growth cedars.

The trail is easy to find and is accessible to almost any skill level. This hike can be completed in just over an hour. If you want to explore the area, it is recommended that you do not visit the trail during the winter. The trail can be difficult to reach during the winter.

Sleigh rides with Clydesdale horses

Whether you are planning a winter vacation or just want to add a fun winter activity to your bucket list, a sleigh ride with Clydesdale horses is the way to go. It is a great way to see the natural world in a different light.

Whistler is a popular mountain resort in British Columbia, Canada. Not only is it a great place for skiing, but it has many other things to do as well. The locals are friendly, the food is spectacular, and there are activities for everyone.

Sleigh rides are not only fun, they are also photogenic. The ride begins high above Whistler village, giving riders a chance to view the valley below. The experience continues with a glide through old growth trees.


Whether you are an art enthusiast or history buff, Whistler museums are a great place to visit. Whistler is home to several world class museums, providing you with the opportunity to see art from across British Columbia. You can also learn about the local culture while enjoying a few fun activities.

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) is an excellent resource for learning about the Squamish and Lil'wat peoples. The SLCC is located in Whistler and offers a wide array of exhibits. The SLCC is also an excellent venue for special events. The SLCC is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

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