Your time in Whistler will no doubt involve exploring the great outdoors. But there are days where the weather may disagree. Don’t be disconcerted by drizzly conditions. Check out one of these five awesome rainy day activities in Whistler…
Reach New Heights
Feed your sense of adventure – even on a rainy day – with a climbing session at The Core. Offering an amazing 5,500 square foot climbing wall, it’s the place to learn or develop your climbing or belay skills. The Core also offers a bouldering zone with hundreds of holds to give you an infinite choice of routes. Looking for rainy day activities in Whistler? Drop in sessions start from $19 with rental equipment available. Check their COVID protocol in advance by clicking here.
Expand Your Horizons
One of the more subdued rainy day activities in Whistler, enjoy a couple of hours of indigenous art, history and culture at the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre. Take a tour with an SLCC ambassador or enjoy a bite to eat at the Thunderbird Café. ‘This indigenous inspired eatery features unique menu items such as a smoked salmon bannock panini, bison pot pie, and venison chili.’
Enjoy Some Me Time
Grey days are the perfect excuse for some me time. The Spa At Nita Lake Lodge is recognised as Whistler’s Best For Beauty & Esthetics (Pique Newsmagazine Best Of Whistler) and consistently recognized as one of the best spas in BC. One of our favourite rainy day activities in Whistler is to book a 60-minute RMT and enjoy a soak in the rooftop hot tubs – BLISS!
Channel your creativity with a soapstone carving class at Fathom Stone Art Gallery. They offer a variety of classes suitable for all ages with pricing starting at $75. Their artist instructors will guide you in creating your own stone art and all materials are included. It’s a great way to create a totally unique Whistler souvenir to take home.
A Rainy Escape!
We can’t talk about rainy day activities in Whistler without recommending the Escape! Room. Afterall, they were literally voted ‘Whistler’s Best Rainy Day Activity’. Try your hand at one of four themed experiences each one designed to test your cognitive mettle. They range from beginner to advanced and cost $33 per player for a 45 minute challenge.
Looking for somewhere to enjoy lunch? Check out our piece on The Best Burger In Whistler. Whether you’re after an elevated patio dining experience or a cheap and cheerful lunch with friends, there’s something for everyone.
Feature image PC: Stephan Seeber