Where to go this Thanksgiving instead of going home
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Photo: robcocquyt/Shutterstock

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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The Ultimate Whistler Experience: Check Out These Must-See Spots in Whistler, B.C.

The Mix reviews Basalt.

Whether you’re looking to grab brunch, lunch, or dinner, Basalt Wine + Salumeria has it all. Located in the heart of Whistler village, the restaurant has a modern vibe that’s perfect for a casual get-together or even a family dinner. Their seasonally evolving menu ensures that your meal will come out fresh and in-season. If you and your friends aren’t really looking to devour an entire meal, Basalt also has charcuterie boards if you just want to catch up, eat cheese, and drink wine. Read the full article.

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All the Bells and Whistlers
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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
 Photo: Sandra Thomas

Photo: Sandra Thomas

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.
 Photo: Zoë Ducklow/Canadian Geographic Travel

Photo: Zoë Ducklow/Canadian Geographic Travel

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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Featured in Canadian Traveller
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Photo: Darby Magill Photography

35 Things to do in Whistler (that don't involve skis)

See what Canadian Traveller has to say about Basalt Wine + Salumeria. Read the full article here.

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