1 . Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

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From the moment you park your car here, you know you’re in for a treat. Especially if you bring your family; here, kids are known as “younger guests” and if they’re under 18 they stay free. The hotel concierge can arrange for Whistler family outings, which you’ll have no trouble finding in any season. There are also supervised crafts, games, swimming and complimentary products for child care on site. Of course, the adult in you will want some time, too. Which is why the Four Seasons Whistler Resort a state-of-the-art fitness centre and health club, plus a gorgeous outdoor pool and a world-class spa that offers treatments featuring all-natural products directly from the surrounding British Columbia landscapes. Five stars all the way!

Highlights

A tremendous selection of rooms and suites at the Four Seasons Whistler Resort ranges from the “moderate” rooms (with gas fireplaces and deep soaking tubs) to the Deluxe Four Seasons Executive Suite.

Related activities

The 18-hole, 6,908 yard, par 71 Nicklaus North Golf Course is just three kilometers from the Four Seasons Whistler Resort.

Getting there

From Vancouver International Airport, follow Grant McConachie Way onto the Arthur Laing Bridge. Exit onto Granville Street and continue north across the Granville Street Bridge. Stay in the right lane and take the Seymour Street exit. After seven blocks, turn left on to West Georgia Street. Continue west onto Stanley Park Causeway, and cross the Lion's Gate Bridge. Take West Vancouver exit off the bridge, then take first right onto Taylor Way. Turn left onto Highway 1 West. Take the Squamish/Whistler exit onto Highway 99 North. Follow Highway 99 past Whistler Village to Lorimer Road and turn right. Continue straight through traffic lights at Blackcomb Way. You will reach Blackcomb Way a second time; turn left. Take the first right into the Resort driveway.

2 . Whistler Premier

Whistler, British Columbia

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What is one thing families love more than escaping everyday monotony for a weekend of wintry fun? Doing that with great deals! Whistler Premier is always offering great deals and packages for that avid couponer in your family. How could anyone say no to spacious homey accommodations at an unbeatable price? The savings don’t stop at lodging; Whistler Premier cuts deals for local attractions like the movie theatre or Ziptrek Eco Tours. Not to mention all the fun to be had. Easily book ski or snowboard rentals, and tear up the slopes from ski-in ski-out accommodations. Rejuvenate sore muscles in the steamy hot tub and relax on a cloudy bed with your favorite family movie on demand. It’s all here for your family at Whistler Premier.

Address

4220 Gateway Dr. Whistler BC, V0N 1B4

Population

9,965

Season

Skiing and snowboarding is a clear attraction at Whistler Premier, but the resort offers adrenaline-boosting fun all year long. Rent a mountain bike in the summer and get peddling!

3 . The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

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It’s built in the Canadian “chateaux” style, which originated in the French Loire Valley in the 16th century. Back then, these pitched rooflines, dormers, gables and turrets were intended for both escape and for fortification. Today, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler offers more refined versions of both that your family will love. That includes a heated pool with underwater music, a Vida Wellness Spa, three Plexipave tennis courts and an 18-hole mountain golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. That’s not to mention skiing - the Fairmont Chateau Whistler rests at the base of Blackcomb Mountain with ski-in/ski-out accommodations in one of the world’s finest skiing destinations. Beginner to expert trails, and a variety of equipment - from board games to croquet to toboggan rentals - ensures a carefree family Whistler vacation year round.

Highlights

For a truly first-class Whistler vacation, Fairmont offers the President's Club recognition program, the Fairmont Gold ''hotel within a hotel'' and a full Business Center along with comprehensive programs for conferences and weddings.

Fun facts

Beginning in 1990, Fairmont’s Canadian hotels pioneered the Green Partnership program. Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s sustainability efforts include recycling and organic waste diversion in the hotel’s kitchens, redistribution of household goods and food to those in need, purchasing green power and employing sustainable energy technology.

Related Onsite Offerings

A total of 550 rooms and suites at Fairmont Chateau Whistler include Mountain, Two-Bedroom and 800-square-foot Hospitality Suites that include in-room safes, windows that open and spectacular mountain view.

4 . Whistler Dream Accommodations

Whistler, British Columbia

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As one of the most beautiful properties in Whistler, Whistler Dream Accommodations is for families who wish to bask in all-out luxury. Offerings range from a deluxe Whistler townhome to a fully-loaded luxury five-bedroom plus home, and no detail is spared. You’ll be living so fine you might actually need some coaxing to leave your room and hit the slopes. Luckily, Whistler Dream Accommodations offers discounted lift tickets! If ski-in ski-out shredding somehow gets boring, and we know it won’t, venture around town in a privately chauffeured limousine. Whistler is jam packed with fun things for the family to do: take a gondola to breathe in beautiful scenery, rip it up at the mountain bike park, eliminate stress on the golf course, or discover Whistler’s heritage at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

Season

These vacation rentals are stunningly covered in snow or lit up by the sun! Visit any time of the year for the time of your life!

Highlights

Family vacations are wonderful bonding time, but lets face it. Sometimes you just need a bit of time away from the kids. There’s no need for you to drive around and drop off or pick up your kids, as Babysitting Whistler conveniently sends their nanny to your location.

Related Onsite Offerings

All skiing or snowboarding lessons can be booked onsite at a discounted rate!

5 . Admira Property Management

Whistler, British Columbia

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Enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and the convenience of variety in the Whistler Resort with Admira Rental Properties. No matter what you desire, Admira Rental Properties has what you are looking for in their studio to four bedroom townhomes and condominiums. You’ll experience luxury and style with rustic and rich furnishings and modern amenities to make you feel right at home. Whether you seek a temperate summer vacation or a snowy winter getaway, Admira Rental Properties puts you at the center of all the action of Whistler. Summer opens up hiking and mountain biking trails with grandiose views as well as fishing, ATV, and river rafting adventures. And, once the snow covers the sloping hills, expect extreme skiing and snowboarding and miles of trails for snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

Elevation

Blackcomb Peak has an elevation of 7,992 feet.

Fun facts

Whistler Village Condos, from Admira Property Rentals, include condos, town homes, lofts, and studios. Accommodation rentals are located in Whistler Village as well as on Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain.

Related Onsite Offerings

Admira Property Rentals all include full kitchens and laundry creating a comfortable and convenient stay.

6 . Wildwood Lodge

Whistler, British Columbia

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Enjoy the a quiet stay away from the hustle and bustle of the main Whistler Village at Wildwood Lodge. Wildwood Lodge provides guests an intimate stay with comfortable one to three bedroom accommodations. You’ll love indulging in the large outdoor hot tub as well as complimentary wireless internet and digital cable television. And, you’ll receive discount lift passes and rentals all within minutes from Blackcomb Peak! Wildwood Lodge puts you at the center of a winter wonderland. The easy access to Blackcomb Peak makes mountain adventures the highlight of your trip. Take some ski lessons then hit the slopes for a thrilling ride. Head out with a mountain guide to find the greatest spots to shred, or head up in the sky for some heli-skiing. The snowcat can take you into some untouched territory for a truly heart-pounding adventure.

Population

As of 2010, the population of Whistler, Canada is 10,531.

Elevation

The elevation of Blackcomb Peak is 7,992 feet.

Getting there

From Vancouver International Airport: 1. Exit the parking lot and follow the signs to Vancouver 2. Stay on the main road and proceed over the Arthur Laing Bridge 3. Turn right onto the Granville Street exit. 4. Continue on Granville Street and over the Granville Street Bridge. 5. Stay in the right most lane and take the Seymour Street exit 6. Continue on Seymour Street to Georgia Street - turn left 7. Continue on Georgia Street and through Stanley Park 8. Continue over the Lions Gate Bridge 9. Take the West Vancouver exit onto Marine Drive 10. Follow Marine Drive to Taylor Way - turn right 11. Continue up Taylor Way to Highway 99 North - turn left 12. At Horseshoe Bay exit at either Exit 1 or 2 as instructed to Whistler (depends on ferry line-ups) 13. Follow Highway 99 north through Squamish and to Whistler From Seattle, Washington: 1. Take I-5 North to the Canada/USA border 2. Go through Canada Customs 3. You should now be on Highway #99 4. Take the Granville Street exit at the north end of the Oak Street Bridge 5. Follow the signs to Granville Street 6. Continue on Granville Street and over the Granville Street Bridge. 7. Stay in the most right lane and take the Seymour Street exit 8. Continue on Seymour Street to Georgia Street - turn left 9. Continue on Georgia Street and through Stanley Park 10. Continue over the Lions Gate Bridge 11. Take the West Vancouver exit onto Marine Drive 12. Follow Marine Drive to Taylor Way - turn right 13. Continue up Taylor Way to Highway 99 North - turn left 14. Exit at Horseshoe Bay at either Exit 1 or 2 as instructed to Whistler (depends on ferry line-ups) 15. Follow Highway 99 north through Squamish and to Whistler

7 . Edgewater Lodge

Whistler, British Columbia

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Located on the Peninsula on Green Lake with views of the Armchair Glacier and Wedge, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains surrounding, Edgewater Lodge is your secluded escape within the convenience of Whistler. Each of their twelve guestrooms provides a spanning view of the lake and mountains as well as comfortable furnishings and modern amenities to make you feel right at home. A stay at Edgewater Lodge is intimate and charming with the surrounding beauty yet only a few miles from the action of Whistler. Enjoy a lakeside soak in the hot tub and a delicious dinner of Pacific Northwestern cuisine from the popular Edgewater Restaurant. Of course, the mountains are a natural playground with skiing and snowboarding as favorite sports with locals and guest as well as enjoying the sights while cross country skiing.

Address

8020 Alpine Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B8, Canada

Season

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy Green Lake and all the fun at Edgewater Lodge. The Activity Center has you covered with Two Beach Volleyball Courts Gazebo for meetings, barbecues and parties canoe and kayak rentals, sports equipment, and beach fun!

Related Onsite Offerings

Have the wedding of your dreams in the mountains at Edgewater Lodge. With gorgeous scenes as well as a lovely dining room capable of seating up to 70 guests, you'll experience everything you've ever dreamed of.

8 . Woodrun Lodge

Whistler, British Columbia

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Considered by many to be the premier ski-in/ski-out resort on Blackcomb in Whistler, Woodrun Lodge is teeming with family fun! These spacious, condominium-style units feature a host of amenities to entertain every age. The kids can splash around in the sprawling year-round pool while the adults unwind in Whistler's largest outdoor hot tub. Enjoy the majestic mountain views from your private balcony and stay warm sitting beside the elegant fireplace. When you're ready to hit the slopes, Whistler Blackcomb is just outside your door, offering 4,757 skiable acres for every skill level. If you'd prefer to stay at ground level, try cross country skiing and snowshoeing. When the warm weather arrives, hike through the ruggedly beautiful mountain trails or head into Whistler Village to check out the many attractions. Family fun is always just around the corner!

Address

4910 Spearhead Place, Whistler, BC, Canada

Related activities

The nearby Whistler Blackcomb features more than 200 runs and 39 lift systems for every member of the family!

Related Onsite Offerings

If you'd like to get a workout indoors, there's no better option than the lodge's fitness center!

9 . Blackcomb Lodge

Whistler, British Columbia

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No matter what your version of fun, Blackcomb Lodge is sure to please every member of the family! Set in the heart of the Village, skiing enthusiasts are just a short walk away from the Whistler-Blackcomb ski lifts. If you'd rather explore the Village than the hills, there are sensational shopping options, fine dining, and more nearby. When the summer sun is shining, tee it up at the Fairmont Chateau golf course. For some stunning mountain scenery, climb aboard the Whistler Mountain gondola! Come down from the hills and into your home away from home. Take a dip in the sparkling indoor swimming pool, soak in the soothing hot tub, and melt away the stress in the sauna. When you're ready to call it a day, return to your luxurious townhome, spacious condo, or executive home and soak in the mountain views. Blackcomb Lodge is truly your peak-side paradise!

Address

4200 Gateway Drive, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 CA

Highlights

Horstman House and Blueberry Hill locations allow you to truly get away from it all, offering peaceful venues away from the action in the Village.

Related activities

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club welcomes frequenters of the fairway to this par-72 beauty, an unmatched achievement in mountain golf!

10 . Legends Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

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Featuring ski-in/ski-out accommodations in Whistler Creekside, Legends Whistler serves as a base camp for family alpine adventures! One- to three-bedroom suites mean there's room for the entire family and a mountain of amenities ensures those family members are always having a blast. The little ones can splash around in the outdoor pool and explore the game room while the adults soak in one of two hot tubs or work up a sweat in the fitness room. Catch a family flick on the big-screen television and admire the majestic mountain views from the private balcony! Once you're ready to hit the slopes, you needn't travel far. For the Creekside Gondola is just a short walk away. Explore a variety of runs ranging from bunny hills to black diamonds. Come down from the hills and explore Whistler Village, which combines decadent dining, exceptional shopping, and much more. Legends Whistler is more than happy to host your legendary family vacation!

Address

2036 London Lane Whistler BC V0N1B2 CA

Highlights

Featuring 57 kilometers of trails and the most pristine environment accessible to the average traveler, Whistler Olympic Park is your premier cross country skiing venue!

Related activities

Try your hand at fishing on Alpha Lake, which also features the only dog-friendly park in Whistler!

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