downhill skiing and even summer skiing on the Horstman Glacier. While some people are skiing, others take advantage of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Your bike will be taken to the top of the mountain on a gondola. If you want other extreme sports you can visit the Whistler Sliding Centre and go bobsledding, go bungee jumping over the Cheakamus River or whitewater rafting in the spring. There are gondolas that connect the two peaks and the trip is fantastic. You may see bears foraging for berries along with other wildlife and magnificent vistas.
More than Just the Slopes
Hiking is another activity that Whistler timeshare owners takes very seriously. There are easy walks around the Lost Lake area and gondolas that take you above the tree line on Whistler Mountain where there is a fantastic show of wildflowers in the spring and trails for more rigorous trekking.
Whistler offers a wide selection of First Nation exhibits of the early inhabitants of the region at the First Nation Museum. There are several boutiques where you can buy handmade jewelry and other items and there are even cafes that serve dishes inspired by First Nation menus.
When to Visit
The best time to visit Whistler is June through August and December through March. The prices are higher at this time but this isn’t a problem for Whistler timeshare owners, since you have already prepaid for your accommodation.
Whistler offers a pedestrian-only downtown area where you will find shops, charming boutiques, galleries, souvenirs and restaurants. There are several craft breweries in the area and famous nightclubs. Events include Whistlers Children’s Festival in July, the Whistler Film Festival in December and many sporting events and competitions throughout the year.
Spacious and Convenient
Owning a timeshare gives you the convenience of a first-class resort and private vacation home without any of the hassle of upkeep and maintenance. Your luxury one or more bedroom accommodation will have a fully equipped kitchen, several TVs, Wi-Fi, spectacular views and elegant décor. All you have to do is arrive at your chosen time and enjoy your summer or winter vacation.
With so many options for fun and outdoor recreation, you will be glad the public transportation is easy to use for families. The BC transit system will take you to the different gondolas and other spots and kids go free with a paying adult. Most areas have pedestrian walkways and many skiing options are within walking distance of restaurants and shops.
If you want an annual vacation where your family can get plenty of outdoor entertainment summer or winter, you cannot do better than Whistler. It offers an amazing array of possibilities with trails, gondola lifts and slopes for skiers, hikers and bikers. The biggest winter and summer recreation area in North America, buying a Whistler timeshare in this town is a great decision.