Where to go this Thanksgiving instead of going home

The Matador Network enjoys fondue at Basalt.

The busiest travel day of the year in the US is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, although most of the journeying is done by car to gather with family. Visiting somewhere exciting and new isn’t usually the plan. In these charged social times, however, getting out of town — whether to discover a new city, relax on a beautiful beach, or catch some early-season skiing — is probably a better way to recharge than getting into a political discussion around a turkey. Or maybe you and the in-laws are getting along fine — so well, in fact, that you’re happy to bring them with you, but you just want to do it somewhere that isn’t the suburbs. Here are the best places to visit this Thanksgiving break. Read the full article.

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All the Bells and Whistlers

VITA tours Whistler and stops in at Basalt.

As one of the world’s top ski destinations, Whistler needs no introduction. Canadians and international visitors alike flock to the idyllic resort every winter, captivated by the spectacular views, luxury accommodation, top restaurants and, of course, access to those perfectly powdered slopes. In recent years, summer, too, is busy in the village, with festivals and sporting events drawing crowds nearly equal to the snowy months. Read the full article.

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Escape to Whistler

You don’t have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to enjoy this mountain paradise

The Vancouver Courier takes a visit to Whistler. Read the full article.

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The non-skier's guide to Whistler, B.C.

Canadian Geographic features Basalt's dining experience

Whistler is world-renowned for its powder, but the picturesque mountain village has plenty going on off the slopes as well. Read the full article here.

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