The Bobcat is a member of the feline family, whose territory ranges from Southern Canada to Mexico. The bobcat’s distinguishing characteristics include sharp black tips on their large pointy ears, wide tufts of fur on their cheeks and stubby tails. Find out more about Bobcats and their adventures in Whistler – Joern Rohde captured a great video of a bobcat peeping through his dining room window and its encounter with a very unhappy house cat! See the video here!
In summer, Whistler’s mountains share star billing with the valley’s grassy parks and extensive trails, flanked by freshwater rivers and lakes. With more accessible terrain and waterways, a wealth of possibilities open up; and the long, sunny days provide more precious daylight to fit everything in.
Explore the trendiest areas of Vancouver – Railtown, Strathcona and Chinatown – for rich culture and history, unique shopping, diverse dining and innovative bars. Vancouver is renowned for its unique natural setting, world-class tourist attractions, dynamic contemporary art and a foodie scene that rivals any other in North America.
Nestled in the heart of the Coast Mountain range, the village of Pemberton is a small, unassuming town. But despite its deceptively sleepy ambiance, Pemberton is home to a vibrant community of outdoor enthusiasts who all seem to do amazing and exciting things for fun.
Experience these Whistler treats that we love now! Sample some chocolaty ‘sweet treats’ including fudge, toffee and caramel apples at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Visit Aussie co-owned Peaked Pies for their fabulous desserts and ‘peaked delights’ that include traditional lamingtons, ANZAC biscuits and caramel tarts. Enjoy a soothing cup of Namasthé ‘handcrafted local tea’ at local restaurants and cafes. Winter is comfort food season: healthful and nutritious ‘traditional polish pierogies’ made locally by Whistler Pierogies, should be on your menu!
Where extreme athleticism and natural beauty converge, you find the Sea to Sky Corridor. This lush stretch of land with skyrocketing mountains and crystal-clear lakes winds its way along the Coast Mountain Range and through the quaint communities of Squamish and Whistler before culminating in the fertile Pemberton Valley.
Whistler, picturesquely backed by snow-capped peaks, is overflowing with life, world-class dining and art that sparks the imagination. Public sculptures are spread throughout the village, including the massive stone cairn INUKSHUK which symbolizes friendship and a welcome to visitors in Whistler.