08/14/2012 07:25 am ET Updated Oct 14, 2012

Exploring Whistler: What To Do And Where To Stay (PHOTOS)

World-class slopes, wonderful dining and a superb nightlife scene make Whistler one of the world's best spots for a winter vacation -- but who said ski resorts are only to be enjoyed during the colder months?

Those same bunny hills and black diamonds turn into fun hiking trails and mountain bike circuits when the snow melts, and the dining and drinking is taken outdoors, bringing a lively atmosphere to long, sunny summer days.

Check out our guide of what to do and where to stay in Whistler this summer -- and beyond.

-- Carolina Pirola,

Exploring Whistler: What to Do and Where to Stay