Destination Get to Know the Kelowna area!

Kelowna, BC | Hotels, Things To Do, Restaurants | #exploreKelowna
Nestled within rolling mountains, perched on Okanagan Lake, sits beautiful Kelowna. The city's name originates from the Syilx First Nations word for Grizzly Bear; be sure to stop by Stuart Park and appreciate the bear sculpture during your visit!  Whether you come for outdoor adventures, world renowned food and wine, or our ever expanding art and culture district, Kelowna has exactly what you are looking for in a fun yet relaxing getaway.

No matter what time of year, Kelowna is a great place to be. Spend a summers day strolling down downtown on Bernard before jumping in the lake. Watch the leaves change colour from the Myra Canyon Trestles. Enjoy the fresh powder as you hit the slopes on a warm December day at nearby Big White Ski Resort. Witness the spring time flowers bloom at Guisachan Heritage Park.

Wherever your adventures take you, be sure to share your pictures on social media using the hashtags #ExploreKelowna and #PrestigeAdventures 

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With one of the busiest international airports in Canada, YLW is here to welcome you to Kelowna. Opting to drive and enjoy the scenery? Make sure you check DriveBC before planning your road trip.



Your entertainment opportunities are endless in Kelowna. Whether you are here for excitement or relaxation, you don't have to look far. With so much to do, you'll be planning your next trip before you've even finished this one!

Be sure to document your adventures, and use the hashtag #explorekelowna! With breath taking views everywhere you go, the photo opportunities are infinite.



Snow or sand.... no matter when you come to Kelowna, there is something to keep you busy!



Kelowna's art district has many studios, galleries, theatres, museums, and a casino. At the heart of our culture district is the Kelowna Art Gallery, which has a variety of local, national, and international exhibits.



Rent a paddle board or a kayak and hit the lake on a beautiful summers day. Surround yourself in nature and take in the sights on one of the many hikes in the surrouding area. Here in the winter? Enjoy the winter scenery by snowshoe or cross country skis on the many Nordic trails, or feel like your flying down the ski runs at Big White.



Is golf your game? Kelowna possesses 19 diverse courses, there's something for everyone! With mild weather, Kelowna has phenomenal three season golfing.



Obviously our favourite restaurant in town is West Coast Grill and Oyster Bar located at the Prestige Beach House Kelowna, but if you've already visited them and want to try out another great local eatery, you wont have to look far! Kelowna has a diverse and rich food scene, you'l be sure to find something you love.



You can't talk about Kelowna without mentioning wine. With over 40 wineries within a 20 minutes drive, there is so much for you to explore. Skip the worry, and sign up for a wine tour.



Keep up to date with everything going on in Kelowna in one easy place by visiting this events calendar!



Kelowna is the place to go shopping, whether you are looking for well trusted retail chains or local gems. No matter what part of Kelowna you are in, you will find exactly what you want.