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Whistler Ski Resort is a perfect choice for family fun in winter. Tips on what to do, where to stay, and where to dine in Whistler, British Columbia.

Family Fun in Whistler’s Winter Wonderland

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Living in Vancouver, the temptation to get away for a few days of skiing and snowboarding in nearby Whistler is ever present during the winter months. It’s only a 90-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, and just slightly longer from Vancouver International Airport. Whistler Blackcomb resort is consistently rated as one of the top ski resorts in the world, and even with its après caché, Whistler ski resort remains a super choice for your family’s next winter holiday. What to Do Whistler Kids – You’re…

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The Big White Ski Resort tagline says it all: It's the Snow. But it's so much more than that for travelling families looking for winter holiday fun. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

It’s the Snow: Big White Ski Resort with Kids

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The Big White Ski Resort tagline says it all: It’s the Snow. Big White receives an annual snowfall of 24.5 feet of dry, fluffy snow, known as Champagne Powder. It’s light stuff, which makes for truly amazing ski conditions. As with any great ski resort, there’s so much more to Big White than just that all-important fluffy white stuff. Big White also has great family-friendly amenities, a lovely village atmosphere, and loads of natural BC beauty that appeals to ski enthusiasts from all over…

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Whistler resort is the number one ski destination in North America again. Here's what's new and exciting at Whistler for your winter travel season. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Whistler Resort is the Best in North America, Again

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SKI Magazine readers have ranked Whistler resort as the number one ski destination in North America, again. The Whistler folks are certainly chuffed by this good news, as they get set to open the mountain in just over two months’ time, on November 27. So what’s bright, shiny and new at Whistler for this upcoming ski season? New Cabins on the Whistler Village Gondola Hooray, less awkward perching on a gondola shelf. Whistler Blackcomb is making the journey to the alpine a lot more enjoyable…

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Whistler Blackcomb is one of the top ski resorts in the world, and they love families! Top reasons why you should plan family ski fun at Whistler resort. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Why you should plan family ski fun at Whistler Blackcomb

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We love to ski and board as a family. Living so very close to the awesome snow playground of Whistler Blackcomb, we try to get up there as often as time and life’s responsibilities permit. The resort has made families a priority for some time now, so if you’re thinking of a snow holiday this season, here are some great reasons why you should bundle the kids and skis and plan a trip to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. It’s BIG Whistler Blackcomb…

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We don't go to Europe to visit a mall. But the Westside Bern Mall is an architectural wonder that also includes the must-see BernAqua Adventure Pool & Spa. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Westside – the Coolest Mall in Europe

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Most of us don’t go to Europe to visit a mall. In fact, we actively avoid them most of the time. But when the mall is an architectural wonder that also includes the most incredible Adventure Pool & Spa facility we’ve ever seen, it’s a must-see attraction. Westside is located in Bern-Brunnen, Switzerland, about 10 minutes from the old city. It’s easily accessible by public transit, rail and car. Designed by avant garde ‘starchitect‘ Daniel Libeskind to be ‘a new architectural landmark‘ and as a ‘counterpoint and complement…

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