Whistler is best known for its winter activities, namely skiing. However, it’s a great place to do something fun year-round.
If you’re looking at Whistler homes for sale during the fall months, check out some of these activities that’ll have you enjoying the crisp autumn air.
See the changing leaves from a different viewpoint
There might not be any better way to witness the oranges, reds, and yellows of the trees than from high above them.
Hop on a zipline tour and get flying through the forest. You’ll see Whistler’s forest, waterways, and wildlife like never before.
Whistler Zipline Tours has four ziplines as well as a network of suspension bridges, trails, and boardwalks.
It also has The Sasquatch, the longest zip line in Canada and the United States that spans over two kilometers.
Whistler is one of Canada’s premiere golf destinations with four champion golf courses that are open through October.
Big Sky Golf Club, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Whistler Golf Club, and Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club offer different experiences among the mountains of the city.
Head out on two wheels
Mountain bike enthusiasts will love the network of trails that winds from the rainforest to the alpines.
There are easy green trails and harder to navigate routes, making activities friendly for all skill levels.
Relax at the spa
The Scandinave Spa showcases the time honored Finnish tradition of soaking in outdoor baths to enjoy the outdoors and relax both body and mind.
The open air baths are open year-round, as are the massage facilities indoors.
Enjoy a variety of packages to suit your needs, from couples to moms-to-be.
Take in the wildlife
If you want to see animals in their natural habitat you can take a hike on one of the many trails in Whistler, or go on an organized eagle or bear sighting excursion.
Eagle Viewing Float Tours starts with a down river float to see the eagles flying, perching, and feeding on salmon. Hosted by a guide, you’ll earn all there is to know about the local ecology.
Whistler Bear Viewing Tours take you by a 4×4 vehicle to see black bears and cubs in their natural habitats.
Enjoy the rain
It may be raining on one of your days in Whistler, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take advantage of the outdoors.
ATV rides are a blast when it’s wet out, splashing through mud puddles and crossing shallow creeks.
Take a tree adventure tour through suspension bridges and platforms high above the ground and under cover of branches.
Ride the gondola
The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is another sky-high way to experience the fall beauty of the area.
This 360-degree sightseeing experience spans the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains.
You’ll see the coastal rainforests, ancient glaciers, and soaring peaks as you travel by enclosed car high in the air.
The journey is a little over four kilometers long and is suspended 1,427 feet in the air.