20 reasons why you should move to Whistler right now

Whistler is the largest ski and snowboarding resort in North America, but that’s not the only thing that’s great about it. You can hike mountains, camp under the stars, meet black bears, swim in glacial lakes, ride a mountain bike or an ATV, and so much more. Here are just 20 (out of hundreds) of reasons why you should move to Whistler right now.


1. You can ski and snowboard at the biggest resort in North America.

Whistler Snowboarding

2. And have people like this to inspire you.

Whistler Village in winter

3. You don’t need to see the Coca-Cola advert on TV to know it’s Christmas.

Whistler Village in winter

4. Snow is super romantic.

Whistler Village in winter

5. And hockey is way better than football.

Whistler Village, 2014

6. There are friendly black bears everywhere in summer.

Whistler Village in summer

7. Just don’t let them into your house.

Whistler Village in summer

8. You can test your skills in the bike park.

Whistler Village, 2013

9. Or fly down some of the highest and longest ziplines in the world.

TAG Summer

10. And snowmobile to the top of a mountain.

Whistler Snowboarding

11. The Peak 2 Peak gondola is the highest in the world, the glass bottom car is worth the wait.

Whistler Snowboarding

12. You can bungee jump for a lot less money than you can in New Zealand.

Whistler Bungee, #6

13. And sleep in a yurt.

TAG Winter

14. And float down the River of Golden Dreams.

Whistler Village in summer

15. Every lake is incredibly beautiful.

Whistler Village in summer

16. It’s hard to believe places like this even exist in real life.

3 Day Camping Trip: Day 1 to Garibaldi Lake, 2014

17. Camping is one of the best things to do.

Callaghan Lake, 2014

18. Every hike has something amazing to see.

Hiking to Russet Lake: High Note Trail

19. If you don’t want to hike you can just hop on a plane and see how beautiful everything is from the air.

Above Whistler, 2014

20. Or just stay in the village, there is always something going on.

Whistler Village in summer

I could probably think of a hundred more reasons why Whistler is such an incredible place, but you should check it out for yourself. Yes, flights are expensive and lift tickets are astronomical, but it’s worth it. Especially if you’re lucky enough to live there for a year or two like I was.

Feel free to leave a comment below if you can think of something that should be added to the list!

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