Discovering Whistler Beyond the Slopes: A Local’s Guide to Whiski Jack Resorts

After a long day of travel, there’s nothing better than unwinding just steps away from your Whiski Jack Resorts property. Whether you’re a foodie, a shopaholic, or someone looking for family-friendly activities, Whistler has it all. In this guide, we’ll explore the vibrant offerings around Whiski Jack’s properties, focusing on the Village and the nearby surroundings.


Tyndall Stone Lodge

Outdoor Delights at Your Doorstep

The Tyndall Stone Lodge offers a plethora of activities for visitors. The outdoor skating rink, now open until mid-March 2024 and accessible from the Lodge, provides a perfect way to embrace the winter charm. Families will find joy at the neighboring Kids Park, a year-round favorite. Temps can drop below freezing, so be sure to have your little ones dressed in waterproof snow gear.


Outside view of two vacation rental properties in whistler, covered in snow.
Tyndall Stone Lodge


Foodie Gems and Local Brews

Experience a real-feel for Whistler at Stinky’s pub, a must-visit establishment renowned for its mouthwatering jerk chicken tacos and a diverse selection of local brews. Notably, they feature Coast Mountain Brewing, a cherished local favorite located in Function Junction. If you have a sweet tooth, Purebread, a bustling Whistler-based bakery, beckons with irresistible pastries and coffee. Keep in mind, the line is a testament to the delectable treats awaiting you, so brace yourself for a worthwhile indulgence.


Family of four laughing and smiling standing behind a bar in a brewery (Coast Mountain Brewing) - Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Coast Mountain Brewing


Retail Therapy and Whistler Treasures

Embark on a retail therapy journey at The Beach, where your fashion fix extends beyond the typical mountain attire. If you’re on the hunt for Whistler-specific gifts, Whistler Kitchen Works has you covered with its unique offerings. And for a delectable treat, don’t miss the candy wonderland at The Great Glass Elevator, where you can indulge in a delightful array of sweets, satisfying your family’s sweet cravings in the most delightful way.


Candy store filled with shelves of candy and chocolate and toys
Great Glass Elevator


Northstar Property

Convenience at Your Fingertips

Just steps from Tyndall Stone Lodge, Northstar Townhomes offer both charm and convenience. Hop on the free Village Shuttle for easy access to the slopes of Blackcomb or Whistler. Craving a break? The nearby indoor Racket Club is perfect for family fun, pickleball lessons, or a casual beer and snack. Everything you need is right at your fingertips!


Queen size bed in a hotel room with white sheets and artwork on the wall - Northstar Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Northstar Townhomes


Local Delights

As the summer sun warmed Whistler, Alta Bistro, a French-inspired gem on Northlands Blvd, expanded its charm with a delightful café – serving up sandwiches, coffee, and more. If you’re in the mood for a shopping adventure infused with authentic Whistler style, set your sights on The Circle. This local haven boasts friendly staff and an eclectic range of clothing, spanning from snowboard gear to trendy streetwear. And for a touch of nostalgia or a perfect gift, make Main Street your destination, where you’ll find the town’s only toy store – Whoola Toys, offering a treasure trove of toys, games, and unique gifts.


Burger on a black plate on a table in a restaurant (Alta Bistro) - Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Alta Bistro


Village Gate House

Heart of Whistler Village

As you cross the footbridge from Village North, you enter Village Centre, where Village Gate House awaits. Dive into the vibrant heart of Whistler with a visit to Whistler Hat Gallery, offering a fantastic selection just across the Village strol from the front entrance to Gate House.


Whistler Village Stroll view from above, with fall leaves on trees.
Village Gate House


Cozy Bookstores and Coffee Delights

A short walk down the village stroll you’ll find Armchair Books, Whistler’s only bookstore, boasting a welcoming atmosphere and an extensive selection. For those who enjoy people-watching, Mogul’s Coffee, with its outdoor patio, is perfect during the day, while Bar Oso offers a cozy indoor setting by night.


Coffee shop with outdoor patio and red umbrellas
Mogul’s Coffee


Whistler’s charm extends far beyond its slopes. Whether you’re seeking adventure, delectable dining, or unique shopping experiences, our properties at Whiski Jack Resorts and their surroundings have something for everyone. So, next time you visit, step outside your door and soak in the richness of Whistler’s local treasures.

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