Experience the beauty and come ski in Vancouver, BC. Within 30 minutes from downtown you can enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding and breath in that fresh mountain air. There are 3 resorts in the Vancouver area, one on Vancouver Island and only 2 hours by car you reach Whistler/Blackcomb. Vancouver is the largest city in BC with over 2.1 million people in the Greater Vancouver Area. Flying to Vancouver is easy with more than a dozen international flights arriving daily. Flight times from Calgary or Seattle are about an hour, Toronto 5 hours. The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is only 25 minutes from downtown and has been consistently rated as one of the top airports in North America. Arriving by car is also an option and allows you to enjoy the stunning BC scenery. Consider renting a vacation rental home to enjoy your stay in Vancouver and use that as your hub for various day trips. Owner Direct offers a variety of vacation rental choices to suit every taste. Whether you desire an apartment or condo rental right downtown in the heart of Vancouver or a more spacious vacation rental house, the choice is yours.Grouse Mountain is only a 15 minute drive from downtown Vancouver and offers skiers and snowboarders a variety of terrain and challenge with 26 runs and 2 terrain parks. Get your thrills at Cypress Mountain schussing down the slopes of the highest vertical of the North Shore Mountains. Spending the day at Cypress Mountain is easy, only 30 km from downtown and is accessible by public transit and shuttle bus. Mt. Seymour is located in a Provincial Park and offers over 200 acres of terrain serviced by 5 lifts and 39 trails. Owner Direct has a variety of vacation homes such as condo rentals, apartment rentals, chalet rentals, cottage and house rentals for nightly weekly or monthly terms.
Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain made world famous for hosting the 2010 Winter Olympic Games is a mega mountain offering some of the best alpine conditions in North America. Whistler/Blackcomb is 2 mountains covering over 8,100 skiable acres that is connected by a quaint pedestrian village. With 3 glaciers, a one mile vertical and over 200 trails, Whistler offers the ultimate in adrenaline packed adventure and jaw dropping views. Mt. Washington sits alone by itself on Vancouver Island. Opt to drive and take a car ferry from Nanaimo or fly to Comox Airport, Mt. Washington is located 25km west of the Comox Valley and 100km north of Nanaimo. Over 1600 acres of powder and adventure await you, serviced by 9 lifts, the possibilities for fun are endless. Choose to stay on the mountain at one of the many vacation rental accommodation choices including cabins and condominiums to luxury homes and chalets and experience the charming village lifestyle after a day of skiing or boarding. Owner Direct has hundreds of vacation rental properties to choose from in a variety of different budgets and sizes that will be sure to meet your needs and provide you with the perfect setting for a wonderful and memorable holiday.