BC Travel Tuesday Week 3: Evolution Whistler Creekside


Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 — 2:03pm PST
Comments 251

The BC Travel Tuesday series has returned this summer as I partner up once again with Backyard BC to highlight properties and destinations around the province. We’re now half way through our six week campaign with six different getaway packages for BC hotels.

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Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard BC provides residents of British Columbia with free access to exclusive discounts on accommodation. If you live and travel in BC, we’ll make sure you pay less than the lowest rates available to anyone else. Travel local. Save big. Visit Backyard BC online, on Twitter, or Facebook and see more of BC!

The winner of the second giveaway of the 2012 BC Travel Tuesday campaign is Linda! If you haven’t already, you can still enter to win the grand prize which includes stays at every property we’re showcasing over the full six weeks.

The third getaway of this summer series takes us up the Sea to Sky to the picturesque community of Whistler Creekside:

Creekside, Whistler
Photo credit: fujitariuji on Flickr

Evolution 1 BR Living Area Evolution Bedroom
Photo credit: LodgingOvations on Flickr

Evolution Whistler Creekside
Website, Twitter, Facebook, Backyard BC listing
Location: 2020 London Lane, Whistler, BC
About: Evolution is uniquely designed and furnished to give you the best of both worlds. Tastefully balancing comfort and style, sophisticated Whistler Creekside Hotel accommodations offers open floor plans that create versatile living spaces perfect for both relaxing with family and entertaining your friends. Evolution is consistently ranked in the top 10 hotels to stay in Whistler on TripAdvisor.
Prize: 2 nights accommodation, complimentary parking and a $50 gift certificate to the Creekside Market.
Value: $650

TreeTrek Whistler TreeTrek Whistler

I love Whistler in the summer as much as winter with options like the TreeTrek tour, ziplining, hiking, the Peak2Peak gondola, farmers markets, and outdoor dining. You can also learn to stand up paddle-board on a nearby lake like I did earlier this season.

To enter to win the weekly contest:

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RT to enter to win 2 nights @LodgingOvations Evolution in Whistler from @backyardbc @miss604 http://bit.ly/BCT604-3 #bctraveltuesday

Contest is Now Closed

Weekly winners will be announced every Tuesday on the latest BC Travel Tuesday contest post until the six weeks are up. Gift certificates for hotel and resort stays will be sent directly to each weekly winner so they can arrange their visit personally with the property. Some restrictions apply, based on availability.

View all posts in the series by following or subscribing to my BCTravelTuesday tag. Open to residents of BC. Backyard BC’s grand prize draw for stays at all 6 properties will take place September 4, 2012.

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251 comments

  1. Dilara says:

    Pick me! Pick me!

  2. Would love to bring the family to Whistler!

  3. Sanaz says:

    I’d love to win this prize pack!

  4. Gerald says:

    I haven’t done the Peak2Peak yet but would love to!

  5. JRF says:

    Since I havn’t been to whistler in about 25 years I think its about time I went lol. Would love to win this getaway!!

  6. Renfrew says:

    great contest, lucky winners!

  7. Jackie says:

    Stand up paddling?..Love!

  8. Marina says:

    I’ve never stayed in Creekside, would love to check it out.

  9. Leanne M says:

    I would love to take my family up to Whistler; I haven’t been in years and my kids have never been there.

  10. Bonnie M says:

    Went ziplining in Whistler 3 years ago for our 10th wedding anniversary. Time to celebrate 13!

  11. Ruth Hartnup says:

    Whistler Creekside, home of Creekbread – wonderful.

  12. Emma H says:

    Whistler is a great place to visit any time…heading up there at the end of August!

  13. chrissy says:

    this is a great one!

  14. Greg Gurd says:

    Me please!!

  15. Laura says:

    I love Whistler in the summer more!

  16. Tracy says:

    Wow, this place looks amazing!

  17. Mike says:

    Whistler has so much to offer.

  18. Sarah Haffey says:

    Such a nice property and tucked nicely away from the village bustle, and close to Dusty’s!

  19. Lyn says:

    This vacation sounds lovely & I’m up for it.

  20. Adam says:

    I can’t believe it – 8 years since I’ve been to Whistler; it’s time
    to go back and explore.

  21. Jan says:

    oh that looks nice

  22. Chelle says:

    Lovely looking hotel!

  23. anne says:

    I would love to head up to Whistler! It has been awhile since I’ve been!

  24. Jenn says:

    this would be a great weekend trip post wedding!

  25. Lauren says:

    Whistler in the summer time is so beautiful!

  26. Jennifer M. says:

    Lovely looking hotel! I’ve never stayed in Whistler but always wanted to!

  27. Brandon says:

    Love Whistler

  28. Rachel says:

    I haven’t been to Whistler in a long time and would love to go again!!

  29. Michael Kwan says:

    I’ve been wanting to go ziplining for a very long time.

  30. Dana says:

    Such a great Summer we’re having at the moment!

  31. David says:

    I always want to try ziplining!

  32. Justine says:

    What a beautiful place to stay after a day of hiking.

  33. Winnie Wong says:

    The hotel looks lovely! I haven’t gone to Whistler for a long time, love to visit again πŸ™‚

  34. Julie says:

    Whistler is my favourite place in BC!

  35. Tony says:

    Would love to take my wife here.

  36. Donna L says:

    I’ve lived in BC my whole life and still haven’t made it up to Whistler. Shame on me!

  37. Leah says:

    I would love to try stand up paddle boarding on a lake near Whistler!

  38. Cliff says:

    I love Whistler

  39. Brenda says:

    Whistler is beautiful in the summer

  40. Deni says:

    We have been hoping to make it back to Whistler this summer/fall. Would love to win this and try a new place!
    denimc{at}gmail{dot}com

  41. S.Field says:

    Would love to visit Whistler in the summer

  42. Gary says:

    Whistler would be a such a fun trip.

  43. Don M says:

    A couple of days escape to Whistler would be fantastic!

  44. Tamara says:

    hubby and I need a gateaway! this would be perfect πŸ™‚

  45. Lori says:

    fabulous prize πŸ™‚

  46. Katie says:

    Would love to get a chance to win this!!

  47. Ben says:

    I can’t enter any contests we run at strutta so I’d love to win yours! πŸ™‚

  48. Iain says:

    This would give me an excuse to search for the “Hemloft”

  49. Ilona says:

    This would be awesome!

  50. Gazza says:

    Would love this!!

  51. laurel k. says:

    this is amazing exactly what the doctor ordered, awesome thanks for the chance

  52. Raju says:

    Hope I win!

  53. Andrea says:

    This looks great! I hope I win! πŸ™‚

  54. Curtis says:

    Whistler looks so nice, wish I could go!

  55. Lynn says:

    I’d live to go to Whistler!

  56. Lynn says:

    I’d love to go to Whistler!

  57. Heidi C says:

    Crossing my fingers . . .

  58. Gina A says:

    awesome prize, would love to win this!

  59. Cathy says:

    Never visited Whistler in Summer before, would love to win this!

  60. Nancy says:

    I love Whistler!

  61. Joyce L says:

    Whistler is so awesome!

  62. vincent chen says:

    This would be so nice with my family! XD

  63. Eileen says:

    this sounds like a wonderful get a way

  64. Dave says:

    Yes please! πŸ™‚

  65. Janet says:

    What a great prize! I’m crossing my fingers.
    Cheers!

  66. luc says:

    The summer is not over, there’s still time to travel!

  67. Susan says:

    Love Whistler!

  68. Jennifer says:

    Awesome prize!

  69. Moselle says:

    I love Whistler and Evolution is one of the few hotels I haven’t yet experienced!

  70. Erin says:

    Yay Whistler!

  71. Tamara says:

    I’d love to go back to Whistler before I move back to Montreal

  72. Tamara says:

    I’d love to go back to Whistler before I move back to Montreal

  73. I would *LOVE* to win a stay at Whistler Creekside. I am DYING to do the big zipline there-I did my very first zipline during the Paralympics and fell in love with the thrill. I’d also love to experience the Peak to Peak. We have so many amazing opportunities on our doorstep here in BC, there’s really no need to go anywhere else! *fingers crossed real hard*

  74. wono99 says:

    whistler in the summer is the best!

  75. TylerIngram says:

    ZipTrek would be one thing I’d like to do at least once πŸ™‚ Creekside is also a nice way to escape the business of Whistler sometimes. We typically got to Creekside when we just go up for the day.

  76. Taruna Goel says:

    We have been wanting to go to Whistler ever since we landed in Canada last year in October. The mountains stand tall and beautiful and my family and I would love to get this opportunity to be up-close and personal with the spectacular coast mountains of B.C. Thanks!

  77. Kristina Ha says:

    Love a Whistler getaway any time of year!

  78. heather says:

    I would love to check out a whistler festival this summer!

  79. Allison says:

    Love Whistler creekside. Has changed so much over the last 20 years when I used to go up! Just the Husky and small chairlift!

  80. Melody says:

    Zip line, peak to peak – wow! I could really use a change like that. I always go for the “safe” holiday, but this would step it up a notch or three.

  81. Liana says:

    Itching for a whistler gettaway – in any season!

  82. Victoria says:

    Perfect get away!!

  83. Teresa says:

    This place looks gorgeous! I would love to go there.

  84. Jenny says:

    This place tooks great! I’d love to bring my family there!

  85. Christina Mynen says:

    Would absolutely love to win this!

  86. Amelia says:

    Zip zip ziggy zig ahh…

  87. Katrina says:

    What a great contest, would love to win.

  88. Karen says:

    I love Whistler in the summer, so much to see and do in pure nature – all while staying in a cool comfortable bed πŸ™‚ Ahhhhhhh

  89. Roberta says:

    Would love this getaway! Need a baby moon before our lives are turned upside down πŸ™‚

  90. Christine says:

    Fingers crossed!

  91. Deidre says:

    Great time for some luckey couple!

  92. Matthew M says:

    looks like a nice get away.

  93. MICHELLE says:

    Beautiful pictures would be a great get away. Thanks for a chance to win πŸ™‚

  94. Sharon says:

    This looks awesome!

  95. Greg says:

    Another great giveaway. Thanks

  96. debbie f says:

    Sounds like a great place.

  97. Jonathan says:

    It’d be great to win these, as that would let me experience Whistler Creekside in summer, I’ve only seen it in winter!

    https://twitter.com/jonathan_uy/status/233262189350367232

  98. Karen M says:

    Oooh, this looks amazing!!

  99. tazim says:

    I haven’t been to Whistler in a really long time! Looks like an amazing package.

  100. Daryl says:

    Whistler is a great place in the summer!

  101. Rumen says:

    I love whistler!!!

  102. Michelle says:

    Just went up to Whistler this past weekend and it was soo beautiful! Would be awesome to visit again πŸ™‚

  103. Candice says:

    this would be a great weekend getaway!!

  104. Sita says:

    Love Whistler!

  105. Mark says:

    Very nice

  106. Eileen says:

    I miss Whistler!

  107. Vanessa says:

    Sounds lovely!

  108. Kay says:

    Sounds great!

  109. Kay says:

    Would love an excuse to visit Whistler!

  110. jenny says:

    I have done the zip lining at Grouse, but I think Whistler’s ziplining looks longer in duration. I did not know there is paddle lessons near by there as well. Versatile Whislter for summer and winter.

  111. Cecilia says:

    It would be great to spend a couple of nights in Whistler!!!

  112. Darcy says:

    Can’t wait to go back to Whistler!

  113. I’d like to do some hiking in Whistler.

  114. Andrew says:

    We are so lucky to have world class Whistler in our backyard. I’d love to win this great prize!

  115. Art B. says:

    Would love to win this trip, Whistler is my favorite place to go!

  116. Jane says:

    I love Whistler. To win this prize will be amazing!

  117. Mike Gismondi says:

    Great contest!

  118. Angela griffin says:

    Oh please… Oh please… Pick me

  119. lindawwww says:

    I love Whistler any time of the year and would love to win this prize.

  120. Deanna says:

    Always love a great Whistler getaway!

  121. Krista says:

    Sounds like a nice getaway!

  122. Sandi says:

    Would love to take the family there. πŸ™‚

  123. Tiffany says:

    Yes please! I’ve never been to Whistler in the summer.

  124. Kelvin says:

    Let me win please!

  125. Siobhan S. says:

    I’d love to win!! Thanks for the great contests!

  126. Carol Anne says:

    What a wonderful prize! Our “backyard” is amazingly stunning and sometimes taken for granted.

  127. Kat says:

    I’d love to go zip-lining in Whistler!

  128. paul says:

    NEver been to Whistler but this is it’s in the bucket to go ,I head the zip lining is fantastic up there
    PV

  129. Linda says:

    I’ve never been to Whistler and winning this would certainly make this a good excuse to go.

  130. Laura says:

    Beautiful. Looks awesome πŸ™‚

  131. Glenda says:

    I love Whistler during the summer.

  132. Joanne says:

    I’ve been working 6 days a week this summer and then it’s right back to school for me in the fall. I could use a break!

  133. Elizabeth B says:

    Haven’t been to Whistler in a few years – great place to go in the summer though! Tweeted too!

  134. Michael says:

    I would love to take my wife to Whistler for a little end of summer getaway…spectacular scenery!

  135. Laurel says:

    In every season Whistler has such beauty and so many activities to enjoy! Lovely prize!

  136. Mae says:

    I love Whistler. Great all year destination.

  137. allison says:

    Definitely want to do the ziplining

  138. Ben says:

    love Whistler, but I never get out there enough

  139. Rebecca says:

    Yay, Whistler!

  140. Jack says:

    I would really like to go on a vacation for once.

  141. Vu Nguyen says:

    Cool prize!

  142. Jenn S says:

    Would love to be able to explore Whistler

  143. Jill says:

    I’d love to go πŸ™‚

  144. grace says:

    I havent been to Whistler in years!

  145. martha Dabrowski says:

    I would love to go away before school starts!!

  146. Chrysta says:

    I just went to Whistler for the first time this year…I’m have been dying to go back ever since.

  147. Yannick says:

    Love it!

  148. Brian C says:

    Whistler is awesome in the summer & the winter! So nice!

  149. jay says:

    I love whistler! Would love to take my boyfriend, he has never been!

  150. Paul B says:

    Great giveaway!

  151. Beth Breasail says:

    We often go for the day but don’t get to stay overnight.

  152. Ray Maddly says:

    Oh, man. I love Whistler. Incredibly beautiful.

  153. Sandra Maz says:

    This sounds like it would be such a relaxing trip… definitely need one of those!

  154. Jeannelle says:

    I love whistler!!!

  155. Max says:

    Sounds wicked! Worth a 12 hours drive.

  156. janice montroy says:

    would love to win , I haven’t had a holiday in many years

  157. COURTNEY WATT says:

    I love Whistler!

  158. Marissa says:

    Love Whistler!

  159. Lindsey M says:

    I would love to go to Whistler! I haven’t been there since I was little.

  160. Glen G. says:

    Oh I miss Whistler so much, would love to take my family there!

  161. roy whitney says:

    sweet would love to head over 2 whistler πŸ™‚

  162. Shannon says:

    Oooooh yes please! Looks wonderful πŸ™‚

  163. Marieke says:

    Beauuutiful! So green and lush.

  164. Donna Eng says:

    Would love to stay at the Evolution! Was supposed to go yesterday and stay there as a matter of fact but trip got cancelled last minute πŸ™

  165. Jenny says:

    I would love to go to Whistler. Haven’t been since I was a kid!

  166. Christina says:

    I would love a chance to stay at the Evolution!

  167. Guri says:

    I’d love to win and take my family!

  168. Jocelyne L. says:

    Perfect summer getaway!

  169. Matthew says:

    This would be an awesome surprise for me and my gf’s anniversary.

  170. Gary T says:

    Would love to re-visit Whistler

  171. Tanis says:

    What a great contest, I would love to stay in Whistler!!

  172. Lisa says:

    This is quite the dream prize. I consider myself well-travelled but inexperienced like so many others in exploring my own backyard. Happy to see you are encouraging BC residents to discover the outdoors that exist right outside their door.

  173. Cyndi says:

    Anytime, winter, summer, spring or fall, is a great time to visit Whistler

  174. Sandy says:

    I would love to stay there with my spouse

  175. Caresse says:

    Would love to check out Evolution!

  176. Davina M says:

    This looks like a great getaway!

  177. Anna says:

    I love the Peak2Peak gondola

  178. Jag says:

    Would love to win this!

  179. Bal says:

    would love to take my family to this

  180. Dora says:

    I’d live to go to Whistler!

  181. kahhlee says:

    I love Whistler! I haven’t been up there for a long time though! WOuld loveee to go!!

  182. Nancy says:

    Whistler is a great getaway!

  183. Denise says:

    I would love a mini get away to Whistler with my hubby.

  184. Danny says:

    A mini get away to Whistler would be perfect with my wife

  185. Ruby says:

    I want to take my kids

  186. Karen B says:

    Thanks Miss604! Whistler is lovely.

  187. Matthew S says:

    not much more to add…

  188. Shell says:

    would love to visit Whistler

  189. EM says:

    I need to breathe some crisp, rejuvenating mountain air!

  190. Hisayo says:

    Been living in Canada for 14 years never been to whistler. This would sure encourage me to get out there. Love it

  191. Mary T says:

    Sure could use a mountain getaway! Thanks for this contest!

  192. Hisayo says:

    Been living in Canada for 14 years never been to whistler. Pick me

  193. Puck says:

    I’ve stayed in the Village plenty of times but never Creekside. I’d love to go!

  194. Stephanie says:

    What a great plasce to go for the weekend. would love to win.

  195. Jeanne says:

    haven’t been to Whistler for a long time…

  196. tania says:

    I love Whistler!!!

  197. rino says:

    Would love to win this!

  198. Roberta says:

    Never been to Whistler! So close yet so far!

  199. Sadie says:

    I would love to treat my mom to a lovely few days away. What better a place to do so than in beautiful British Columbia! Thanks so much.

  200. Maureen M says:

    Looks like an amazing place that highlights the natural beauty of BC.

  201. Amy says:

    I’ve never stayed in the Creekside area and would love to!

  202. Monica says:

    I’d love to spend some time in Whister

  203. Carlie says:

    Would love to finally visit Whistler!

  204. Nancy says:

    Whistler is the best staycation for Vancouverites!

  205. CG says:

    Whistler has year round fun for all!

  206. linda says:

    I love Whistler in the summer too since it’s the only time I’ve been there.

  207. Marianne says:

    Tree trek and ziplining sound awesome!!

  208. Amy says:

    pick me!

  209. Leah says:

    Would LOVE to explore Whistler!!

  210. Lisa says:

    Pick me! I LOVE Whistler!

  211. Donna says:

    I love being a tourist in my own BC backyard. Staycations are a must! Have you checked out greatest pubs after mountain biking, hiking and zip trekking yet? If not, get off you laptop now!

  212. Manuel says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  213. Jen says:

    I love Whistler and this hotel is in a perfect location!!!

  214. Lucie B says:

    Wow, what a perfect getaway this would be for the boyfriend and me.

  215. Heather says:

    Whistler is so beautiful. I would love to visit again…it has been a while πŸ™‚

  216. au07 says:

    cool, haven’t been to Whistler! thnx much miss604! πŸ™‚

  217. Megan says:

    Would love to be able to go up to Whistler this summer!

  218. Natalie says:

    Would love this! Thanks!

  219. Danelle says:

    I’d love to go πŸ™‚

  220. Dennis L. says:

    Would love to win this!

  221. Only been to Whistler once — would LOVE to check it out!

  222. Michaela says:

    Looks like a great get away!

  223. Tanya says:

    I heart Whistler! It’s a great year-round destination for good times.

  224. Whitney says:

    Awesome Contest miss604 & backyardBC!

  225. jay says:

    Pick me please!

  226. Sarah says:

    Somehow, despite living in Vancouver the past 4 years, I’ve only ever visited Whistler in the winter. I’d love to win this and break that cycle!!!

  227. Kalinda says:

    I would love to mountain bike the trails!

  228. Lindsey says:

    I’ve never done the whistler thing, I would LOVE the opportunity

  229. Shannon says:

    Have never been to Whistler! Need to check this off my bucket list!

  230. Samantha says:

    I need a soul vacation !

  231. Diane says:

    Could this be baby’s first vacation?

  232. Nichole says:

    Would love to go!!

  233. Leah says:

    I would love a whistler getaway!

  234. Ro says:

    What a great getaway!

  235. Erika says:

    I would LOVE to try the ziplining at Whistler!

  236. Michelle W says:

    Wuld love to win this Whistler getaway!

  237. Kelsey Baines says:

    me please! I would LOVE a summer vacation right about now πŸ™‚

  238. Janet says:

    I desperately need a Whistler getaway!

  239. shelaine says:

    i heart whistler!

  240. Julieanne says:

    Would love to stay over in Whistler!!

  241. Sonja says:

    I love Whistler and would LOVE to win this!

  242. Iris says:

    Beautiful

  243. Julia says:

    I would love to win this Whistler getaway for three reasons: (1) I have not had a summer getaway yet; (2) I have not had the opportunity to go on the Tree Trek Tour; and, (3) ziplining just sounds like a whole LOT of fun! πŸ™‚

  244. Stephanie S says:

    That place looks amazing and it would be great to stay there after our ziplining trip and visit to the vodka ice room!

  245. Ken says:

    Was able to take the family once to Whistler in the summer a few years back. They’ve wanted to return ever since. We had a great time.

  246. Chris says:

    If I was to stay in Whistler, I would whistle every day.

  247. amanda says:

    Oh my wouldn’t this be a treat !!!!!!!

  248. Lucy kabatoff says:

    Awesome would love to win

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