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 often 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 boxes for a must-do ski destination. 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 there 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.
Lake Louise is also world-renowned for the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise — the most romantic lakeside hotel in the world. Definitely worth an overnight stay with that special person in your life.
From Banff, you have a choice of three ski resorts to ski Mt.Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise — all accessible on a tri-area lift pass, known as SkiBig3.
Our team from our sister company, Ski Holidays and Tours, have all the local knowledge you’ll need to map out a road trip like no other.