Explore Vernon, BC
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Explore Vernon, BC

Lakes and beaches in the summer – skiing and hockey in the winter: Vernon is a true Canadian destination. This North Okanagan city is brimming with incredible things to do ... here's our list of must-see places to visit in Vernon.

Stunning Wineries In Okanagan Country

Cheers to Lake Country wineries! You'll find some of the best Okanagan wineries to the north and south of Vernon, including 50th Parallel Estate Winery, Ancient Hills Estate Winery, Gray Monk Estate Winery, Ex Nihilo Winery, Intrigue Wines, Arrowleaf Cellars, Blind Tiger and O'Rourke's Peak Cellars. Even better: Keep tabs on all the great events happening along the The Scenic Sip Trail.

Beautiful Lakes

The Okanagan Valley is dotted with amazing lakes but Vernon is surrounded by four of them, to be exact: Okanagan Lake, Kalamalka Lake, Swan Lake, and Wood Lake. All are swimmable. Okanagan and Kalamalka Lakes are the most popular with families and offer all the onsite amenities you would expect, like picnic areas, sandy beaches, watersports, and public facilities. Swan Lake is a quieter, shallow lake perfect for bird watchers and hikers. Wood Lake is the warmest of the four, with sandy beaches and two marinas.

More Vernon Tourist Attractions

The Okanagan Rail Trail is a 50-kilometer stretch of stunning, even-terrain, shared walking and cycling path that starts at the north end of Kalamalka Lake and ends at the center of Okanagan Lake in downtown Kelowna. grab a rental bike and take in some seriously spectacular views while working up a bit of a sweat!

The Davidson Orchards Country Village is a great farm experience for the whole family, with fruit orchards, a walkable barn, a kid corral play area, and ... pies! there's also fresh-baked bread, homemade muffins and scones, real-fruit ice cream, and 100% pure apple juice.

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