Top things to do

Top Choice Bakery in Whistler

Purebread

When this Function Junction legend finally opened a village branch, the locals came running and they've been queuing ever since. They're here for the cornucopia of drool-worthy bakery treats, including salted-carame…
Top Choice Gallery in Whistler

Audain Art Museum

BC's finest new art museum is housed in a dramatic angular building that's a landmark in itself. But inside is even better. The rooms display a jaw-dropping array of historic First Nations carvings followed by iconi…
Museum in Whistler

Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

This handsome, wood-beamed facility showcases two quite different First Nations groups – one coastal and one interior-based. Take a tour for the vital context behind the museumlike exhibits and keep your eyes open f…
Bistro in Whistler

The Pony

Pemberton's favorite dining hangout, this rustic, red-walled gem is often animated with chatter of the I-really-love-this-pizza crowd. The elevated comfort food menu also encompasses everything from heaping salads t…
Cafe in Whistler

Gone Village Eatery

This well-hidden locals' fave (just behind the store Armchair Books) serves a wide range of hearty, good-value comfort grub of the chili, pad Thai and salmon burger variety. This is where many fuel up for a day on t…
Museum in Whistler

Whistler Museum & Archives

Tucked into an anonymous green shed behind the library building, this great little museum traces Whistler development from wilderness outpost to Olympic resort. Quirky exhibits include an original 1965 ski-lift gond…
Distillery in Whistler

Pemberton Distillery

Located in an old industrial area, stepping inside here is a breath of fresh air – especially if you're an artisan booze fan. One of the elders of the BC craft liquor movement, they started making silky-smooth vodka…
Australian in Whistler

Peaked Pies

A chatty little nook that's very busy at mealtimes (takeout recommended), this is the place to dive into Australia's age-old pie infatuation. Check the glass cabinet for the day's available offerings – kangaroo is i…
Cable Car in Whistler

Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Built to link the area's two main mountaintops, this record-breaking engineering marvel gently eases goggle-eyed passengers along a lofty 4.4km gondola ride that takes around 11 minutes to complete. En route, you'll…
International in Whistler

Christine's on Blackcomb

A viewtastic gondola-accessed mountaintop restaurant where the swish menu combines with diners dressed in ski gear, Christine's is the best place to eat during your skiing or hiking day out. Book ahead (or try to av…