10 Things Baby Boomer Travelers Will Love About Whistler, British Columbia in Canada

  Whistler, British Columbia, Canada – We just returned from our two-week baby boomer tour of western Canada.  Our first exciting stop was Whistler Village tucked at the feet of Blackcomb and Whistler mountains. Whistler is a place where mountains, rivers and First Nations people have met for millennia. The Coast Salish First Nations people […]

Whistler’s Peak 2 Peak Gondola: World’s Longest Freespan Gondola Ride

Peak 2 Peak Gondola ~ Whistler, British Columbia, Canada – Are you ready for an unforgettable baby boomer travel experience? Groundbreaking. Innovative. An engineering marvel. Few projects can share such accolades – even fewer can live up to them.  But the Whistler Blackcomb Peak 2 Peak Gondola does! This daring project has revolutionized the visitor experience […]

Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Canada’s British Columbia

Fairmont Chateau Whistler ~ Whistler, British Columbia – Luxury baby boomer travelers enjoy world-class accommodations in spectacular, one-of-a-kind settings.  The Fairmont Chateau Whistler gives them that in spades! This iconic resort sits at the foot of Blackcomb mountain and offers an easy walk to the village of Whistler (2010 Olympic Village), ski-in and ski-out privileges […]

Driving the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler in British Columbia, Canada

One of the very first emotional connections we made, on our two-week baby boomer tour through western Canada, was the stunning drive up the Sea to Sky Highway (Highway 99) from Vancouver to Whistler in Canada’s British Columbia. To start our short story off, I thought it might be fun to share this painting I […]

Friday Photo: Driving the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler, British Columbia

Occasionally, a baby boomer travel photographer might encounter inclement weather when they reach a destination held in great anticipation of blue skies, snow-capped mountain peaks, sprinkled with white fluffy clouds. When this happens, a certain amount of disappointment can certainly set in. I have learned that I have absolutely no control of the weather.  When […]

Day #2 of our Baby Boomer Western Canada Tour – Whistler, British Columbia

Our second day in Whistler found your traveling baby boomers hiking into the village to enjoy breakfast with Vanessa Murphy (Whistler Convention and Visitors Bureau) from our very comfy night’s stay at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. As we were hoofin’ it to the village, we encountered a couple of black bears foraging for their own […]

Day #1 of our Baby Boomer Western Canada Tour – Whistler, British Columbia

I (David) was no sooner in the door from my wonder-filled trip to the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Tweet-Up (which I still need to tell you about) when I found us back on a jet and headed off on our greatly anticipated baby boomer tour of western Canada. Carol secured our tickets for this flight […]