• February 11, 2019
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With Family Day fast approaching, you may be excited for your weekend break to Whistler. This stunning mountain town is the perfect family destination with so many things to do on offer. Here are the best activities for all ages and why you should buy a family home in Whistler.

Ice Skating

Located right in the center of the village, the Olympic Plaza ice rink is the perfect way to spend an evening. You can enjoy views of the mountains while gliding around the ice to music. Skating is free with skate hire is available for $6 for adult and $3 for an accompanied child on February 18. Test out your hockey skills and have some friendly competition in the kids’ zone where you can use plastic hockey sticks and pucks. Free helmets hire is available and there are also skate aids to give the less experienced skaters some confidence.

Nordic Skiing

Perfect for those who aren’t fans of downhill skiing this super fun activity allows families to try something fun and active. You can create memories while learning something new altogether. Lost Lake Park is offering half-price cross country and snowshoe tickets and free marshmallows and hot chocolate at the outdoor fire pit by the warming hut as a Family Day exclusive.

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Looking for a fun activity for when the weather isn’t so good? The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is a great place to learn about local culture. Enjoy a guided tour from a local First Nation culture ambassador, experience cultural performances and enjoy a chance to learn an indigenous craft. Tours run every hour from 10 am – 4 pm, Tuesday to Sunday.


Your chance to escape to the mountains, and enjoy a fun and day for you and the kids. The Family Tour with Blackcomb Snowmobile takes you to Brandywine Falls on the adventure of a lifetime. Kids can feel like grown-ups by driving their own mini snowmobiles. Chose the 3-hour tour to experience lunch in a backcountry cabin. Don’t forget your camera as there’s plenty of awesome photo opportunities there.


Make Family Day even more special this year by buying a home in Whistler and enjoy fun activities all the time. Take a look at my listings and make your Whistler dreams come true this February. If you want any more information on how to buy a house in Whistler, contact me.