♦ WHISTLER BLACKCOMB, BRITISH COLUMBIA Only a short trip from Vancouver, this massive resort was the site of the 2010 Olympic Games. It has the greatest amount of skiable terrain (more than 8,000 acres) on the continent, as well as the longest and highest gondola of its kind in the world. The village of Whistler has good shops and restaurants. SKI: The bowls are mind-blowing, particularly the run from Whistler Bowl to Tigers Terrace. STAY: Summit Lodge & Spa […]for five-star luxury.