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Best things to do in Whistler

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Gallery
“In addition to its seasonal collections, Audain Art Museum's permanent art collection contains a wide variety of Northwest Coast First Nations masks as well as a large collection of works by Emily Carr.”
68local recommendations
Café
$$$
“Our favourite place for special occasions. Rates #1 by each year by the Whistler locals. Reservations required.”
73local recommendations
Bakery
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“Incredible selection of pastries and treats - all home made and fresh. Try the cherry chocolate french toast or the raspberry riot with lemon drizzle.”
69local recommendations
Mountain
“Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which offer over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, and 3 glaciers combined. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. ”
64local recommendations
American Restaurant
$$$$
“Great for lunch, aprés and dinner. Fondue in the lounge is a favourite of ours. Reservation recommended”
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Lake
“Walk right out our door and down to Lost Lake (and its surrounding trails). The area is full of beautiful walking, hiking, running, biking and cross-country skiing trails. We spend a lot of time exploring this area. It is truly magical. ”
51local recommendations
Pizza Place
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“Located in Creekside, this a stone/clay oven pizzeria sourcing local organic ingredients . Best Pizza in Whistler hands down! About a 13 min drive from Le Chamois”
64local recommendations
Spa
“Need a day of relaxation? This is the place! Nestled in the mountains, the spectacular 25,000 sqft outdoor spa is an unique and unforgettable experience. Go to experience just the baths or book a massage or other spa treatment. ”
67local recommendations
Apres Ski Bar
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“Located at the bottom of the Creekside gondola, this iconic Whistler pub is a great for lunch and local aprés scene. Great food and draft beer selection ”
62local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
“A small, but full service market with deli, meat and cheese counter, fresh produce and bakery goods.”
45local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Experience a guided tour highlighting aspects of both the Squamish and Lil'wat nations at the beautiful cultural centre in nearby Whistler.”
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Office
“A few tips for your ski day: check the epic mix app for lift statuses and wait times, try Fresh Tracks (a breakfast buffet in roundhouse and early access to the mountain. on a pow day, make sure to get in-line by 6:45 or so), warm cinnamon buns at Chick Pea (by the top of Garbanzo chair), vegetarian food with great views at Raven's Nest (bottom of Big Red chair), warm waffles at Crystal Hut (top of Crystal Chair). ”
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Restaurant
“High-end dining. Delicious and unique west coast cuisine. Highly recommend.”
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American Restaurant
$$$
“Some say Après lives here. If you want DJs on a massive mountain side patio this has all of the above. Everyone in Whistler knows the name. Try their Bulldog Margarita.”
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Tapas Restaurant
$$
“Locally owned tapas style menu with a continuously changing menu and locally sourced ingredients. Great place for brunch as well. ”
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Coffee Shop
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“Breakfast treats & sandos, light lunches, excellent coffee, nice spot to eat!”
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