Top 5 Spring Activities in Whistler
Posted: Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Spring is a great time of year to visit Whistler. This is the only time of year that you can experience the Whistler Triathlon! Ski in the morning, a round of golf in the afternoon and hit the mountain bike park or cross country trails in the evening. After experiencing a day filled with activities, enjoy a three course meal at one of Whistler's top restaurants for an incredible price during the Dine in Whistler promotion. After all that fun, you can always enjoy a few hours at the Scandinave spa to relax, detox and unwind.
1. Spring Skiing and Riding on Blackcomb Mountain
Whistler Mountain closes for the season on April 22; however Blackcomb Mountain will remain open for skiing and riding until May 28. Enjoy one of the longest ski seasons in North America. With the current snow conditions, spring skiing and riding will be epic this year.
2. Golf Whistler
There are three championship golf courses in Whistler to choose from. The Whistler Golf Club, Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club and Nicklaus North. The Whistler golf courses will be opening in early May. Big Sky Golf and Country Club located 25 minutes north of Whistler in Pemberton will be opening on April 19.
3. Whistler Mountain Bike Park
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park will be opening for the season on May 18. This downhill bike park offers all levels of trails from beginner to advance. Bike rentals, gear and lift tickets are available at the base of Whistler Mountain. Whistler also has an extensive network of cross country mountain bike trails. Many of these will be open in the next few weeks.
4. Scandinave Spa
Located just outside of Whistler Village close to Lost Lake is the Scandinave Spa. This is an amazing experience that cannot be missed when visiting Whistler. Enjoy the hot baths, eucalyptus steam bath, Finnish Sauna and refreshing rinse stations all of which are situated outside in a natural forest setting with stunning mountain views. Relax in one of the relaxation areas or enjoy a massage. For more information, visit Scandinave Spa.
5. Dine in Whistler
From April 23 to June 28 will be the Dine in Whistler promotion. Participating Whistler restaurants will be offering menus at exceptional value. Many of Whistler's top restaurants participate in this experience. This is the best time of year to sample the delights of one of Whistler fine dining restaurants. Contact us for more details.
Are you looking for Whistler hotel accommodation?
The Whistler Holiday Inn offers a great location in the heart of Whistler Village. It is conveniently located close to all the events happening at the festival. Amenities include fireplaces, kitchen facilities, cable, hairdryers, clock radios, complimentary in-room tea/coffee and free wired high-speed Internet access.
Please contact our reservation staff for more information about festival or to make a reservation.