Whistler in the Winter – A memorable Vacation Awaits
With winter on the horizon, it’s that time of year when many travelers begin to think about planning their ski vacation to Whistler as well as sorting out their Whistler Lodging plans. When planning your Whistler vacation, you’ll also want to consider the other elements of your vacation, including where you want to dine, shop and entertain your family off the slopes during your stay. Whistler is a vibrant ski town with a variety of fantastic restaurants, unique shops and loads of off-slope activities when all combined together with the world-class skiing and riding create the makings of an amazing and memorable winter getaway.
Whistler Lodging – An Important Component to Your Whistler Vacation
A key element to any vacation is deciding where to make your home base in Whistler. Are you hoping to be amidst the action and festive environment of Whistler Village, or looking for more of a quiet retreat a bit more off the beaten path? Whistler Village is a favorite location for those looking for Whistler Lodging that allows them the convenience of being located near everything, from skiing to shopping. A walk out your front door puts you in walking distance of the gondolas, which is certainly a plus for travelers not wanting to drive or shuttle anywhere during their stay. The perfect spot within the Village is Blackcomb Lodge – a favorite in the Whistler lodging scene. Each condominium hosts an efficient kitchenette and comfortable furnishings along with the fantastic in-Village location many guests look for. If you’re hoping for something not too far away, but still allowing for a bit more quiet and privacy, the Horstman House certainly fits the bill. Boasting a luxury boutique ambiance, this private residence lodge has the desirable location of being directly on the Home Run trail of Blackcomb Mountain so skiing-in is easy. A quick walk or drive brings you directly to the Village center. The amenities available at Horstman House are comparable to other Whistler lodging options twice the size. Guests enjoy access to a fitness room, outdoor pool and hot tub, access to the free shuttle system, large full kitchens, and gas fireplaces. The location lends itself to offering a more intimate getaway while still allowing easy and quick access to all you could ever want to do in the main Village area. The perfect balance can be found at this Whistler lodging choice!
Off Slope Fun is Non-Stop in Whistler
Once your lodging is sorted out, you’ll want to be sure to plan not only your ski and snowboarding activities like ski school and lift packages, but also what you’ll be doing when you’re off the slopes. Certainly everyone wants to walk around Whistler Village, take in the ambiance, explore the shops, and enjoy the seasonal festivals that often occur. If you’re traveling with your family, the Whistler Olympic Plaza is the place to be for family après Monday and Wednesday evenings. A kid friendly fun zone that includes games, crafts, story time, hot cocoa and ever changing entertainment is perfect to keep kids and grown-ups alike entertained. Even better, the whole family can enjoy free ice skating at the skating rink in the evenings. The perfect way to top off a day on the slopes. For those who may need a break from skiing, a leisurely stroll abound Whistler Village during the daytime will thrill even the savviest of shoppers. Whistler is known for its unique shops and boutiques along with fantastic gear shops selling the latest and greatest adventure wear. Those taking advantage of Whistler Lodging options in the main Village are treated to easy access to all the Village happenings by just walking out their front door. Whatever lodging accommodation suits your vacation needs, Whistler Premier certainly has options available in all of the popular locations throughout the area to help create an unforgettable adventure for travelers lucky enough to enjoy a Whistler winter getaway!
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