Make Vernon Your Next Getaway

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city? Want to connect with nature, play a few rounds of golf or sample some of the best craft beer and cider in Canada? Then Vernon, British Columbia has everything you need, including tempting local cuisine, all within a 10 to 20 minute drive of your hotel.

From spring to fall, you can explore our mountain and lakeside trails by foot or bike, and enjoy stunning views of our local vistas, flora and fauna. Soak up the sun on one of the three lakes — Kalamalka, Okanagan and Swan that surround Vernon. You also have your choice of beaches as well, sandy, grassy or both.

Tempt your taste buds to local artisan food including fruit, cheeses and more. You can also sample local libations such as spirits, cider, meads and beer. Discover the different types of local apples during Apple harvest in September, and be sure to visit the Vernon Fall Festival in October.

Wait, winter is time for champagne powder. Enjoy 105 kilometers of daily groomed cross country trails between SilverStar Mountain Resort and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre — the most in Canada! Swish your way down the slopes or spend a day snowshoeing with friends, there’s lots to do. Have you tried fat biking or Snow MX?

Vernon also offers the perfect wellness retreat, Sparkling Hill Resort, home to an incredible 40,000 square foot spa. Take time to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy local flavors and fantastic Okanagan Lake views at the PeakFine Restaurant.

Vernon is ready to host your next getaway, visit our website tourismvernon.com for a list of events, festivals and other fun things to discover!

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