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Discover the Magical Charm of Whistler Creekside

Discover Whistler Creekside

Photo: Mitch Winton

Creekside is the hidden gem of Whistler. Escape the hustle and bustle of the Village Stroll and find everything you’ll need in the heart of Creekside. From unique stores, freshly baked bread, delicious fine dining, and peaceful lake dips, Creekside Village has it all. Lodging Ovations is located ideally within Creekside, in the heart of the town. So soak in the last of summer and take the fall season in the best spot in Whistler.

Read on to explore everything Creekside has to offer!

Shopping in Creekside

Photo: Get the Goods

Creekside’s Top Notch Shopping: 

Stroll through the original Whistler Village to find unique shops, shop for yourself or someone special. Whether you’re looking for athletic gear, home decor, or nick nacks, there’s a shop for everything. For all your sports needs, check out Can-Ski Creekside for any biking or skiing equipment. With a variety of different brands, they’re guaranteed to have something for you. 

For those looking for a bit of home decor, you must stop by 122 West. This high-end bouquet is for all things for your home; pick out anything from furniture to lighting, room decor, and more. Treat yourself to a new set of sheets this fall, just in time for the winter season. 

Get the Goods, literally! Visit Get the Goods before you leave town, located in the heart of Creekside. This cute shop has everything from board games, art supplies, kitchen tools, and jewelry to kids' toys. Get the Goods truly is the one-stop shop for it all; pick yourself up something or a gift for someone else. 

The Creekside Market is conveniently located at the base of Whistler Mountain in the centre of Creekside. No need to head into the busy Village for your shopping; pick up all your grocery needs at the Creekside Market. It is jam-packed with fresh produce, canned goods and a delicious deli section. If you don’t want to eat out, load up on your favourite ingredients for a delicious home-cooked meal.

Creekside-Rimrock-Cafe-Whistler

Photo: Rimrock Cafe

Branch Out and Eat Out:

Check out Creekside’s best restaurants, all within a short walk from your hotel doorsteps. Load up of sweet treats, fresh bread, and a well-deserved full belly. 

You must swing by Ed’s Bread for the best Vegan baked goods and bread you’ve ever tasted. Each treat is formed from a sourdough starter and baked with love. Open Thursday to Sunday, 9AM to 3PM; they often sell out, so try to swing by early. Start your day off right, step outside your hotel and just down the stroll, Ed’s Bread is waiting. Pick a unique twist on the classic cinnamon bun, focaccia bread or beautifully baked sourdough loaves. Pre-order or stop by in the morning to check out which freshly baked goodies they’re serving that day! 

Who doesn’t like a big, hearty breakfast to start the day off on the right foot? If you’re a breakfast lover, you must visit the Southside Diner. They’ve got everything from classic Eggs Bennies, Huevos Rancheros, Stuffed French Toast or if you’re feeling extra Canadian, give the Breakfast Poutine a try. Open daily from 8AM to 3PM; stop in to load up before an adventure-filled day. People often say breakfast is the most important meal of the day; with a menu this good, you can’t go wrong. 

Creekside’s favourite Après bar is Dusty’s Bar and Grill; it’s a local's staple stop. Indulge in their famous Caesar’s as the perfect appetizer for the main course, anything BBQed. Unfortunately, Dusty’s Bar is closed during the Creekside Gondola upgrade project (fall 2022). Not to worry, it will be waiting for us, and their team of professionals is itching to get back on the grill.

For a meal quick and on the go, you can’t go wrong with Creekside’s Samurai Bowl. Just a short walk down the road from Lodging Ovations, your meal can be ready in 15 minutes. Their menu consists of Ramen, DonBuri, Poke bowls, various sides, and Bento boxes. Samurai Bowl is the perfect on-the-go meal; swing by and pick up your favourite treats en route to the lake or your next adventure. 

Fine dining in Creekside is right outside your door. So treat yourself to a fancy night out and enjoy a delicious meal. Rimrock Cafe and the Red Door Bistro are two of the finest restaurants in Whistler. Each meal is prepared with the freshest ingredients and by highly trained professionals. So if you’re ready for a memorable night, reserve a table to secure your spot today.

Lakes Around Whistler Creekside

Photo: Mitch Winton 

The Perfect Lake Dip

A good day should consist of tasty food, sunshine, excellent people, and lake hangouts. Creekside is the hidden gem of lake hangout spots. Most people visit the big parks like Rainbow, Lakeside and Lost Lake, and one-of-a-kind spots like Nita Lake and Alpha Lake Park sit empty. However, Lodging Ovations is just a short 10 min walk from the lake spot. The best cure post-bike ride is a lake dip to soothe the muscles. 

Well, there you have it, the local’s guide to Creekside. Creekside truly is the perfect location to make a home on your next vacation. Being only a short drive from the main village, Lodging Ovations the subtle, quiet village vibes with all the necessities. What more could you ask for than easy mountain access, great food selection, fresh baked goods, and quick lake dips? Make Creekside your home away from home on your visit to Whistler!