Your Ultimate Guide to Staying in Whistler’s Creekside Village

When planning your summer getaway to Whistler, don’t overlook the charming area of Creekside. Offering a relaxed yet exhilarating experience, Creekside is the perfect destination for those looking to enjoy the best of Whistler without the crowds. In the heart of Creekside is our vacation rental units at Lake Placid, the ideal base for your summer adventures. Let’s explore why Creekside is a summer paradise and why Lake Placid should be your home away from home.

Why Choose Creekside?

Creekside is often considered Whistler’s best-kept secret. Located just a short drive or a scenic bike ride from the main village, Creekside offers a peaceful retreat with all the excitement and amenities of Whistler close by. Here’s what makes Creekside a top summer destination:

  1. Tranquil Atmosphere: Enjoy a serene environment away from the hustle and bustle of the main village.
  2. Proximity to Nature: Creekside provides easy access to beautiful lakes, hiking trails, and scenic spots.
  3. Family-Friendly: With fewer crowds and a laid-back vibe, Creekside is perfect for families looking for a quiet and enjoyable holiday.
apres at Dusty's in Whistler Creekside - Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova

Stay at Lake Placid

Located in the heart of Creekside, Lake Placid Lodge offers an unbeatable combination of comfort, convenience, and luxury. Here’s why it’s the top choice for your summer stay:

  • Prime Location: Lake Placid is just steps away from the Creekside Gondola and the Valley Trail, making it easy to explore the area.
  • Fully Equipped Accommodations: Enjoy well-appointed newly renovated units with fully equipped kitchens, cozy fireplaces, and private balconies.
  • Resort-Style Amenities: Relax in the outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and BBQ area after a day of adventure.
  • Local Convenience: Creekside Village offers grocery store, boutique shops, and dining options all within walking distance.
Lake Placid Lodge property by Whiski Jack Resorts Whistler
Lake Placid Lodge, Creekside

Top Summer Activities in Creekside

Creekside is brimming with summer activities that cater to all types of travellers. Here are some must-do activities to make your stay unforgettable:

Hiking and Biking

  1. Mountain Biking: Creekside is a gateway to world-class mountain biking trails. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there’s a trail for you. Feeling a little more extreme? Access the Whistler Bike Park with the Creekside Gondola!
  2. Hiking: Discover breathtaking views and scenic trails right from your doorstep. The Valley Trail connects Creekside to various hiking paths, perfect for exploring on foot.

Water Activities

  1. Alpha Lake Park: Cool off with a swim, have a picnic, or enjoy paddle-boarding on the tranquil waters of Alpha Lake.
  2. Nita Lake: Another beautiful spot for swimming, paddle-boarding, or simply relaxing by the water. Both lakes are easily accessible via the Valley Trail.

Nita Lake Whistler Whiski Jack Resorts BC

Scenic Spots

  1. Valley Trail: This multi-use pathway winds through Whistler’s stunning landscapes, connecting Creekside to lakes, the village, and scenic spots. It’s perfect for walking, running, or biking.
  2. Whistler Train Wreck: Just a short drive from Creekside, this unique site features colorful, graffiti-covered boxcars amidst towering trees and suspension bridges. It’s a must-see for adventure seekers and art lovers alike.

Dining and Shopping

Creekside offers a delightful array of dining and shopping options to satisfy every taste:

  • Ed’s Bread: A fully plant-based organic sourdough bakery selling amazing sourdough loaves, cinnamon buns, delicious coffee and more! 
  • Dusty’s Bar & BBQ: Known for its lively atmosphere, delicious BBQ, and après-ski vibes, even in summer.
  • Mekong: A must try Thai fusion restaurant, honoring Thai culinary traditions with a modern imagination. Michelin Recommended. 
Photo courtesy of Ed’s BReD

Plan Your Summer Stay

Creekside is the perfect summer retreat, offering a blend of relaxation and adventure. By choosing Whiski Jack vacation rentals at Lake Placid Lodge, you’ll experience the best of Whistler in style and comfort. Book your stay today and discover why Creekside is the ultimate choice for your summer vacation. Book your Creekside stay now!