Fall for Whistler: Embrace the Golden Season

Whistler, Canada

As the leaves turn to vibrant hues and the air carries a refreshing crispness, Whistler emerges as the ultimate fall destination. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, or a cultural explorer, this picturesque season offers an array of activities to capture your adventurous spirit. Here are the top recommendations from the ultimate insiders, the concierge team at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler.

Breathtaking Hikes and Scenic Trails

Embark on a journey through Whistler's lush forests and sweeping landscapes. The hiking trails come alive with the bright colours of fall, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature's splendour. From leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, the great outdoors beckons.

Insider tip: Panorama Ridge and Joffre Lakes are two stunning fall hikes.

Fall Menus and Festivals

Indulge your taste buds with delectable fall flavours. Whistler's renowned restaurants showcase tasting menus at a special price, highlighting a unique culinary journey.

Insider tip: Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere of local festivals such as the Craft Beer Month and Cornucopia, Whistler’s Annual Food and Drink Festival.

Cycling Adventures and Scenic Rides

Embark on a two-wheeled adventure and explore Whistler's breath-taking landscapes from a different perspective. The network of scenic cycling paths offers an exhilarating way to witness the changing seasons, with colourful foliage enhancing every view.

Insider tip: Four Seasons offers complimentary e-bikes on a first come first served basis. Located 5 minutes from the Resort, Lost Lake offers bike trails for all levels.

Cultural Exploration

Delve into Whistler's vibrant culture through complimentary guided tours at the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre (SLCC). Learn about indigenous heritage, art, and history that shape the region.

Insider tip: Download the Go Whistler Tours App and do a free walking tour. Thoughtfully curated by SLCC Curator Mixalhítsa7 Alison Pascal, the Art & Storytelling of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Líl̓wat7úl – walking tour weaves its way through the Village to nine locations that are culturally significant to the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation starting at and returning to the SLCC.

Outdoor Thrills

For the adventure enthusiasts, the golden season offers a perfect balance between warm days and cool evenings. Experience the thrill of mountain biking, zip-lining, and ATV tours amid the backdrop of vibrant fall colours.

Insider tip – The off-road tour by Canadian Wilderness. Navigate through babbling creeks and conquer rugged boulders, all while keeping an eye out for bears, deer, grouse, and other fascinating wildlife that call this terrain home. Whether you're taking the wheel or enjoying the journey as a passenger, you're bound to be captivated by the panoramic mountain vistas and invigorating, crisp air.

Discover the magic of fall in Whistler, where adventure, relaxation, and natural beauty intertwine seamlessly. Embrace the changing season and create memories that will linger long after the leaves have fallen.