The Best of Whistler Summer

09/02/2023 | by harmonywhistler | Vacation Rentals

End of Summer Savings

Enjoy the end of summer savings in Whistler! As the season transitions, you’ll find various opportunities to save on accommodation, activities, and more. Additionally, many local attractions, restaurants, and adventure companies provide discounts on their services to encourage visitors before the winter rush begins. This blog will cover some must-do activities in Whistler to take advantage of before the snow flies. 

For additional activity suggestions, visit our Staff Picks page HERE

Whistler Mountain Bike Park

PC: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Open until October 9th, Whistler Mountain Bike Park is a renowned mountain biking destination located in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. It’s part of the larger Whistler Blackcomb ski resort and is known for its’ extensive network of downhill and freeride mountain biking trails.

The park offers a wide range of trails catering to different skill levels, from beginner to expert riders. These trails include everything from flowy, smooth tracks to technical and challenging descents. Whistler Mountain Bike Park is famous for hosting the Crankworx festival, which is one of the world’s largest mountain biking festivals featuring various competitions and events.

Visitors to the Bike Park can rent equipment, take lessons, and enjoy the amenities provided in the resort. The stunning natural beauty of the area and the well-designed trails have contributed to making the Whistler Mountain Bike Park a popular destination for mountain biking enthusiasts from around the world.

Need bike rentals? We suggest Black Diamond Bike Rentals. Guests of Harmony Whistler Vacations receive additional discounts! Book your rentals HERE. 

Book your bike park tickets HERE. 

Visit a Lake

PC: Tourism Whistler / Mark Mackay
Green Lake

Whistler is stunning in any season, but we do love taking advantage of the amazing lakes in Whistler and think it should be on your bucket list to visit them during your time in Whistler. Here are some of our favorites: 

  1. Alta Lake: One of the larger lakes in the Whistler area, Alta Lake is a popular spot for kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, and fishing. 

  2. Lost Lake: Lost Lake is located close to Whistler Village and offers a network of hiking and biking trails, as well as opportunities for swimming and picnicking. 

  3. Green Lake: Green Lake is the largest lake in the Whistler area and is known for its stunning turquoise waters. It’s a glacial lake and is surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

  4. Nita Lake: Nita Lake is located just south of Whistler Village and is known for its calm waters and serene atmosphere.

  5. Alpha Lake: Situated near Creekside Village, Alpha Lake is a smaller lake where you can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding.

  6. Cheakamus Lake: While not directly in Whistler, Cheakamus Lake is located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, which is accessible from Whistler. The lake offers a beautiful backcountry setting with hiking trails.

These lakes provide a range of outdoor activities and stunning views for visitors to enjoy, both in summer and winter months. Keep in mind that activities and accessibility may vary depending on the season and local regulations, so it’s a good idea to check ahead of time before planning your visit.


PC: Tourism Whistler / The Adventure Group

Looking for some activities to do while in town? Remember, when you book with Harmony Whistler Vacations you will have direct access to discounts and savings. Ask us today who we partner with to get you the lowest rate on rentals, activities and more! Here is what we would suggest:

  1. Hiking: Explore the alpine wilderness through a variety of hiking trails that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lakes.

  2. Ziplining: Experience the thrill of ziplining through the treetops, enjoying panoramic views of the landscape below.

  3. Golfing: Whistler boasts several golf courses surrounded by stunning scenery, providing a unique golfing experience.

  4. Canoeing and Kayaking: Enjoy a leisurely paddle on one of the many lakes or rivers in the area, surrounded by lush forests and majestic mountains.

  5. Whistler Mountain Peak 2 Peak Gondola: Take a ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, which connects Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. It offers incredible views and is an engineering marvel.

  6. Fishing: Try your hand at fishing in the area’s rivers and lakes, where you might catch trout, salmon, or other species

  7. Spa and Wellness: Relax and rejuvenate at one of Whistler’s luxurious spas, offering massages, treatments, and hot tubs.

  8. Whistler Village: Explore the charming Whistler Village with its shops, restaurants, and vibrant atmosphere.

  9. Cultural Activities: Check out local art galleries, cultural events, and museums that showcase the history and heritage of the area.

Need recommendations for the whole family? Visit our Family Friendly suggestions HERE. 

Accommodation Deals

We are all about getting you the best deal. The great thing about the end of summer is the additional savings that come along with it. Take advantage of our End of Summer Sale. View some highlighted properties below, and visit our website to view our full inventory! 

We can’t wait for you to visit. 


Operating since 2014, Harmony Whistler Vacations is Whistler’s locally owned & operated boutique Vacation Management company.  We are dedicated to helping guests discover their inner adventure through our CONCIERGE SERVICES and 24 /7 support to deliver the perfect Whistler vacation.  We manage over 60 vacation VACATION RENTAL PROPERTIES in Whistler and carry the highest standards for our homes.  Our small team will always provide unparalleled service and deliver a personable experience for our guests.  Our goal is to make you feel at home in the mountains so that you can create lifelong memories with family and friends.

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