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Whistler one night

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Whistler one night

Hi

Going to whistler for one night first week in April, we don't ski what other activities are possible with a 4 and 9 year old. Also where is the best place to stay. Thanks

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1. Re: Whistler one night

Have you had a chance to do some research? The Top Questions to the above right have "where to stay" information. "Best" in what sense? The left sidebar Hotels section would allow you to search for hotels that appeal to you. There is a filter option down the left side to fine tune the results. Perhaps post the names of a few for comment.

For Whistler activities, the Whistler Blackcomb website will come up on a google search and there is a family section on it.

whistlerblackcomb.com/events-and-activities/…

That might get you started until someone comes on the forum.

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As Mufti says, "best" requires to be defined.

If you mean the best quality and budget is not an issue, then I'd say stay at Four Seasons Resort.

But you may also mean best location or best value for money within a specific budget.

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Yes best location!

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You can't go wrong in some if the better known hotels in the main village such as Westin, Pan Pacific Mountainside (both at the base of the gondolas), or Pan Pacific Village 10 minutes walk away. In the quieter Upper Village there's the more expensive Four Seasons and Fairnont Chateau.

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Hi Marie here at Tourism Whistler

Even if you are not skiing, you could take the kids up the mountain to ride the Peak 2 Peak gondola. The views are spectacular on a clear day and you can have lunch at the Roundhouse Lodge or Rendezvous.

Other activity suggestions for the family would be zip trekking, snowshoeing, dogsledding or a sleigh ride.

There is a great playground in the Whistler Olympic Plaza - just across from the Marketplace.

The Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre is fun for kids if you are looking for an indoor activity. There is also a climbing wall in The Core located underneath the Conference Center in Whistler Village.

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6. Re: Whistler one night

Many thanks Marie that was very helpful, what ages do the children have to be to do the activities you suggested. Also can we so much with a 7 month old? Thanks

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7. Re: Whistler one night

You can take all the children including the baby on the Peak 2 Peak gondola. You can take a stroller with you - however you will need to push it over the snow between the lodge and entrance to the Peak 2 Peak gondola. A baby Bjorn or backpack might be better.

The sleigh ride is suitable for all ages.

The minimum age to do a zip line tour is 6 years old. You could book the Tree Trek tour instead which is suitable for all ages. This is a guided tour that includes viewing platforms, suspension bridges, forest boardwalks and interpretive signage.

The minimum age for dog sledding is 4 years old.

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