1. North America’s largest ski resort—Whistler Blackcomb—is just a 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver
North America’s largest ski resort is a short, scenic 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver. Whistler Blackcomb spans two mountains, connected by the record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, with more than 200 marked runs, 16 alpine bowls, and three glaciers. This destination ski resort lures skiers from all over the world, and the glamorous après and endless off-mountain activities help make a ski holiday here unforgettable.