Bright Days Ahead: Planning Your Perfect Summer in Whistler

Whistler isn’t just a winter wonderland; it’s also a summer paradise! Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, relaxation, or family-friendly activities, Whistler has something for everyone. With summer dates filling up quickly, it’s crucial to book your accommodations and activities early. Here’s your guide to making the most of summer in Whistler, including a stay at Whiski Jack Resorts.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Golfing in Whistler

Whistler’s golf courses, like the picturesque Nicklaus North Golf Course, are known for their stunning mountain backdrops and challenging fairways. As of May 10, all courses will be open, weather permitting. Nearby, Pemberton’s Big Sky Golf Club and the Squamish Valley Golf Course have already opened their greens to players.


man hitting a golf ball on the Nicklaus North Golf Course, nearby to Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Nicklaus North Golf Course | Photo Credit: Tourism WhistlerChad Chomlack

Frisbee Golf

For a unique twist, try the frisbee disc golf course at Lost Lake Park, blending the natural beauty of Whistler with a fun and accessible game suitable for all ages. At the park, you’ll find 3 9-hole sections, open from dusk to dawn daily when there’s no snow on the ground. Whistler Olympic Park also has summer disc golf. You can rent a disc from Olympic Park, or you can buy one from the local store – Sportstop Source For Sports.


Hiking and Mountain Biking 

Whistler’s extensive network of trails offers everything from leisurely forest walks to challenging alpine hikes. Mountain bikers of all skill levels can explore numerous trails, ranging from gentle cruises to adrenaline-pumping descents. Whistler Mountain Bike Park opening day is set for May 17, 2024.


Person flying through the air on a mountain bike doing a jump stunt beside an Oakley sign at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park nearby to Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Whistler Mountain Bike Park | Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / @mahalomydude


Family Fun

Lakes and Beaches 

Spend a day at one of Whistler’s many lakes and beaches. Whether you’re swimming, canoeing, or just soaking up the sun, it’s the perfect way to relax and enjoy nature. We cover more on Whistler’s best lakes in our guide to cooling off in the mountains.


Cultural Exploration 

Visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre or the Audain Art Museum to learn about the area’s rich cultural heritage and contemporary art scene. You can learn more about Whistler’s museums, galleries and cultural centres here.


Inside a native First Nations gift store at the SLCC
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Gallery & Gift Shop | Photo Credit: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre


Relaxation and Wellness

Spa Days

After a day of adventure, indulge in a spa day at one of Whistler’s luxurious spas, offering everything from massages to holistic wellness treatments. The Scandinave Spa is a favourite among visitors, or relax in one of our property’s many outdoor hot tubs and heated pools.


Culinary Delights

Whistler’s dining scene boasts an array of options, from casual eateries to gourmet restaurants, showcasing local and international cuisine. During the shoulder seasons, many local restaurants offer dining deals. From April 8, check out the $36 Three-Course Special from Caramba! Restaurant, available from Sun-Fri.


Aerial photo of Lake Placid Lodge's accommodations, pool and patio
Whiski Jack Resorts – Lake Placid Lodge | Enjoy a relaxing poolside BBQ after a big day of play!


Stay with Whiski Jack Resorts

Choosing the right accommodation can make or break your vacation. Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler offers affordable, family-friendly properties in prime locations like Whistler Village, Upper Whistler Village, and Creekside. Our website is host to the best summer accommodation specials around!