Your Ultimate 3-Day Long Weekend Itinerary in Whistler This Easter

Planning a long weekend getaway to Whistler this Easter? Look no further! We’ve crafted the perfect 3-day itinerary filled with adventure, relaxation, and memorable family activities. Whistler, known for its stunning landscapes and vibrant village life, becomes especially enchanting in the spring. From thrilling escape rooms to serene mountain views, here’s how to make the most of your Easter in Whistler.

 

Day 1: Arrival and Exploration

Morning: 

Hit the road with your bags packed, online grocery order completed from one of Whistler’s local stores, and all of your restaurant and activity reservations secured for a seamless stay. Check-in with Whiski Jack Resorts is done online prior to arrival. Be sure to have your email with access codes to your rooms before arriving! Check-in time is after 4pm, so no early access is available unless previously arranged.

Afternoon: 

Begin your adventure with a visit to Escape! Whistler for an escape room experience that challenges and delights. It’s a fantastic way to bond and engage the whole family in problem-solving fun. Each room is very different in terms of difficulty, style, and things you must accomplish. If it’s your first time, start with the Pirate Ship game!

 

Portobello at the Fairmont Whistler
Photo Credit: Frank Architecture

 

Evening: 

After a successful start to your holiday, picking up a pre-made meal is an easy and convenient way to enjoy delicious food without the huge effort that it normally takes. Over the Easter weekend, you can pre-order a 4-course Easter-Feast-To-Go from Portobello at the Fairmont Whistler. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a gourmet meal in the comfort of your Whiski Jack Resorts property​​​​. These delicious to-go meals are available from Mar 29 – Apr 1, and you can order directly from Portobello.

 

Day 2: Adventure and Après

Morning: 

After preparing a wholesome breakfast in the kitchen facilities Hit the slopes or take a scenic gondola ride to experience Whistler’s stunning mountain landscapes. The fresh spring air and breathtaking views are invigorating. You have until April 14 to enjoy the infamous Peak to Peak Gondola before it closes for the spring.

 

Peak to Peak Gondola in Whistler surrounded by green trees and light snow on the mountains
Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

 

Afternoon: 

Elevate your Easter experience by indulging in the Easter Brunch at The Wildflower from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Savour the flavours of spring with a diverse menu that promises to be a feast for the senses. Reservations are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss this exquisite dining experience.

 

After brunch, test your aim and have a laugh at Forged Axe Throwing, an ideal group activity that adds an edge to your Whistler experience. No matter the weather outside, you can always throw an axe! The minimum throwing age is 10 years old, and remember to wear closed-toe shoes.

 

Axe throwing at Forged Axe Throwing Whistler

 

Evening: 

Explore Whistler’s vibrant après scene. Visit the Dubh Linn Irish Pub for live music and fire pits on the patio, or check out the Cinnamon Bear Bar in the Hilton for great specials, pool tables, and a lively outdoor patio when the sun’s out! If you’re staying at our Lake Placid Lodge property in Creekside, you’ll want to head across the road to Dusty’s for their laid-back atmosphere and famous nachos.

 

Day 3: Easter Celebrations and Family Fun

Morning: 

Start your day with a brisk Easter Weekend Cold Plunge in Lost Lake, an invigorating way to greet the day​​. If cold plunges aren’t your cup of tea, instead, try one of Whistler’s best coffee shops! You’ll find Purebread nearby to our Tyndall Stone Lodge property, Mount Currie Coffee Company nearby to our Northstar property, and Moguls Coffee House near our Village Gate House property, and Rockit Coffee will be your go-to if you’re in Creekside.

 

Mount Currie Coffee Whistler

 

If last minute Easter treats are what you need, scoop up some delicious chocolate delights from Rocky Mountain Chocolate – a hit on the Village Stroll since 1988. For candy, stuffies & kids knick-knacks, you’ll find everything you need at the Great Glass Elevator candy store, near the children’s playground in the Olympic Plaza.

 

Afternoon: 

Take some time to relax at your resort, perhaps enjoying a last-minute dip in an outdoor heated pool, or one of our many hot tubs, like those slope-side at The Aspens. Then, take a final stroll through the village to pick up any souvenirs or last-minute shopping.

 

Evening:

Prepare for your journey home by grabbing some road-trip snacks from a local grocery store or gas station. Marketplace Fresh Street Market has a great to-go snack selection, as well as Creekside Market, on the way out of town. If you’re departing on a Sunday, plan to leave before 1pm to cut down on drive time from rush hour traffic.

 

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