Weekends in Whistler

When we lived in Vancouver, we visited Whistler many times and whilst I always knew it was a famous winter destination, I had no idea how much I would also come to love it in the summer time. Here are some of my favorite things to do in Whistler, no matter what time of year it is!

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Ladner Creek Trestle

The hike to see the Ladner Creek Trestle is one of my favorites in BC. The Trestle is part of the old abandoned Kettle Valley Railway which you can find scattered remains of in several areas around BC. The hike itself isn’t too long, but it has some challenging components and best of all, you are rewarded with the most gorgeous views of the trestle, and the stream flowing a long way below you. It is a great day trip from Vancouver, especially when you stop at Home Restaurant in Hope for some pie on the way home!

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Island Life in Hawaii

The first stop on the journey after leaving Australia was Honolulu, Hawaii. It is an ultimate destination for both relaxation and adventure! It should also be noted that we found it to be the perfect halfway point between Australia and North America for those looking to avoid the long haul flight. Here are some of the best things to do if you’re visiting Oahu.

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