Before You Go:
Currency: 1 Canadian dollar= appox .7 USD
Plugs: US plugs work (The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz).
Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time
When to visit: Dec-March is the high season for skiing and winter activities. Whistler is also a good place to visit June-August, with better hotel deals given its off season.
Getting around: You can rent a car or take a shuttle from the airport. In town, here are some options for public/private transport. Note: Many hotels offer their own shuttle to/from downtown.Language: English
How many days: 5-7 days.
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (~2 hours away)
Local history: At the beginning of snow season, there is a pagan style party that worships the god of snow. People celebrate in bars and clubs and sacrifice skis to a bonfire.
Fun fact: The most commonly heard foreign accent is: Australian! There are so many visitors from down-under, that the city has been nicknamed “Whistralia.”