Whistler, British Columbia
Whistler, BC is a famous ski town at the base of one of the best ski resorts in North America. You might recognize it from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
I don’t ski, and though Ben and I would like to learn how, my research a few months ago for a winter ski getaway confirmed Whistler would be an expensive place to start. It’s a great place for summer hiking too, but hotels can also be pricey in the heart of the summer (which is July and August if you live in the Pacific Northwest).
So we decided to try an off-season weekend in Whistler with the idea that after visiting once we’d know better and be more prepared if we want to come back during peak season. Continue reading