Take the Family for a Skiing and Snowboarding Vacation Package in Whistler, British Columbia

Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, winter enthusiasts come to Whistler from all over the world for an all inclusive ski or snowboarding vacation package.

Whistler is a resort town in the province of British Columbia approximately 125 kilometres north of Vancouver. Whistler hosted the winter 2011 Olympics for the Nordic, luge, alpine, bobsled and skeleton events.

Whistler’s four-season resort is ranked among the top five ski resorts in the world. There are no other ski resorts that provide so much terrain for all skiing levels. The Whistler and Blackcomb mountains are adjacent to each other and offer world class skiing and an endless variety of terrain. There are at least 8000 acres of skiable terrain and a vertical drop of about one mile. There is a trail that starts at the top for novice skiers and more advanced skiers can ski the bowls. This works well for families with different ski levels to ski while staying in the same area.

If you are interested in skiing on uninterrupted deep powder fields, Whistler has a “First Tracks” program that provides this first come, first serve access. The program runs from December to April and is open to the first 650 people to enjoy before the mountain is open to the remaining public.

To get the most out of Whistler you can take a ski tour and tackle the surrounding backcountry. Whistler Heli-skiing offers you the opportunity to make the most of your skiing vacation. It is open to intermediates, advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders. Whistler Heli -skiing gives you a lot for your money as they use 432,000 acres, 475 runs and 173 glaciers. Too much for one day of skiing!

While in the Whistler area, enjoy an art gallery, museum, historic landmarks or the many exhibitions, fairs and markets. Look for a listing of concerts and sporting events as well as extensive shopping at the more than 200 shops for the perfect gift or souvenir.

If you are looking for somewhere to eat there are at least 90 restaurants and bars that vary from casual to gourmet for your dining experience.

No matter what you are looking to do for your winter vacation, whether it is skiing, snowboarding, shopping, dining or just enjoying the magnificent view you will find it all at Whistler, British Columbia.