Whistler is a village resort municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada, approximately 125 km (78 mi) north of Vancouver. It is home to Whistler Blackcomb, the largest ski resort in North America and host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. First time visitors to Whistler are often struck by the natural beauty of the area with its towering peaks, pristine valleys and winding rivers. Solitude can be found on one of the many hiking trails or perhaps you'll want to travel by horseback or bike through the stunning forests that surround the village. In the winter months, visitors flock to Whistler to experience some of the best skiing and boarding in North America at world-famous Whistler Blackcomb. No matter what time of year you travel to Whistler, there is always something fun to do! If you're looking for a little adventure during your stay, be sure to check out Brandywine Falls Provincial Park where you can marvel at the towering waterfall or go for a hike through the old-growth forest. For a more relaxing experience, Lost Lake is a great place to picnic or go for a swim in the summer months.