Whistler, More Than Just Skiing!
Whistler, More Than Just Skiing!
Posted on December 20, 2021
Whistler is more than early lift lines and steep powder runs. With world-class spa’s, culinary experiences from all over the world as well as unique indoor and outdoor activities to suit everyone. At the Crystal Lodge, we see every type of traveller come to Whistler and this has allowed us to compose a list of things to do outside of Whistler Blackcomb.
Still want an adrenaline rush?
Whistler is the home to adventure, and you don’t have to look hard to find it!
Experience speed, snow-covered trees, and amazing views with ziplining. There are two companies in Whistler that offer some of Canada’s best zipline tours.
Superfly Ziplines, located on Cougar Mountain, has two of Canada’s longest tandem lines at 1km long and 500 feet above snow-covered trees, you will be able to take in beautiful views whilst traveling at speeds up to 100kms an hour! Ziptrek Eco Tours will have you zipping between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains as well as learning about the amazing ecosystem that surrounds us here in Whistler BC!
Whistler Bungee is a must-do for groups who love to dare. Located a short 20-minute drive south of Crystal Lodge, the team at Whistler Bungee will give you an array of ideas on how to take your 160ft plunge over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River!
Relaxation and Culture.
Picture yourself completely immersed in the beauty and serenity of your surroundings. Take time for yourself to unwind and energize the mind, body, and soul. The Scandinave Spa, located just north of the village, offers traditional Scandinavian baths, eucalyptus steam rooms, saunas, and cold plunges.
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is focused on the history and culture of the Squamish and Lil’wat people. Take a guided tour through the museum with a knowledgeable Cultural Ambassador where you can discover the history and traditional ways of indigenous life.
The Audain Art Museum is home to seven permanent collections that showcase over 200 works by BC artists. The Museum also has temporary exhibits which change every few months giving the museum an opportunity to exhibit a vast array of artists and pieces from Canada and all over the world.
Tantalise your tastebuds.
The dining options in Whistler are some of the best in Canada. With bars and restaurants around every corner on the Whistler Village stroll, you will be able to find cuisine for everyone. If you are looking for a spot to meet up with your friends once they are finished on the mountain, the Beacon Pub & Eatery is one of the best pubs on the village stroll. With their customizable burgers, amazing appetizers, and endless craft beers on tap, you will find yourself coming back just to get through the menu.
There is something for everyone in Whistler. At Crystal Lodge, we love to make everybody’s experience one that they will never forget and our expert Reservations Team has experience helping people create memories that will last a lifetime. If you have any questions on how you can make your Whistler getaway unforgettable you can contact our Reservations Team and they can assist you in finding Whistler accommodation at the best rates and offers we have at [email protected] or 1 800 667 3363.