Big White Ski Resort is located in what’s known as the Interior Region of British Columbia, Canada. It is very well serviced by both air and road access, and is a perfect ski destination as part of a road trip ski safari.
We’ve skied SilverStar as a day trip, it’s that close. Consider this big mountain small town gem your family vacation resort for a road trip. The Vernon Winter Carnival in early February each year, salutes decades of winter fun with snow sculpting, the Suds N Cider showcase and other fan favorites.
Sun Peaks (via Kelowna) is 3.5 hours by road, 169 miles (273 km). Sun Peaks is the second largest ski area in British Columbia and boasts three connected mountain areas, a purpose built family friendly ski-in ski-out village, 2000 hours of sunshine and that famed interior BC powder snow. A more intimate and connected village centre, it’s definitely worth a look.
Whether it’s your first time, or you just keep wanting to go back, Whistler Blackcomb ticks all the Canada ski resort boxes. Consistently ranked as one of the best ski resorts in the world, Whistler Blackcomb has an infectious energy. Skiers, boarders, outdoor enthusiasts, and snow-adventurers flock here, from around the globe.
With a ton of mountain programs for beginners to extreme, first tracks and last tracks, a thriving adventure program with snow mobiles, zip lines, helicopters and dog sleds, Whistler does not disappoint. It’s big, it’s bold and it’s a beauty, and one of those bucket list resorts you really should tick off your list.
Revelstoke is still under the radar some would say. With creative artisan locals, old school brewers and distillers and an active adventure focus, Revelstoke and Revelstoke Mountain Resort offer a real Canadian flavour. It’s authentic, it’s real, and steeped in railway history and filled with old time locals who’ve been here for generations.
Lake Louise is a winter wonderland nestled in Canada’s oldest National Park, an icon within the Rockies. The views from the ski runs are next level and it’s close enough to Banff resort town should you want more action. The resort is also part of the SkiBig3 lift ticket which offers almost 8000 acres across Banff Sunshine, Banff Mt Norquay and Banff Lake Louise.
Whitewater ski resort is home cooked skiing, the old school kind that gives all the feels. Life takes a slower pace here where time is measured in powder turns. Red Resort, 177 mile (285 km) drive from Big White, and Whitewater 217 miles (349 km) respectively from Big White.
Red Resort, 177 mile (285 km) drive from Big White, and Whitewater 217 miles (349 km) respectively from Big White.
Our team from Ski Holidays and Tours have all the local knowledge you’ll need to map out a road trip like no other.