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The Vernon area has so many different kinds of attractions.  There is something of interest to everyone, rain or shine, summer or winter.  Just use the sorting menu on the right side of this page to filter your interests.

  • Allan Brooks Nature Centre

    Located just 5 minutes from downtown Vernon, with its spectacular views of Greater Vernon and the 3 surrounding lakes, it is a great place to experience the diverse nature of the North Okanagan – A very popular attraction for bird & outdoor enthusiasts. read more »

  • Arrowleaf Cellars

    We offer complimentary tastings in our wine shop, weekend winery tours and a picnic area where you can enjoy our wines by the glass. The winery is situated on a 16 acre vineyard between Kelowna and Vernon along Okanagan Lake. read more »

  • Atlantis Waterslides Park

    Ready to make a BIG splash! Atlantis Waterslides has something for everyone! Atlantis Waterslide Park offers 10 slides to choose from including two kiddie slides and the very popular "River Riot" Tube Slide, sure to thrill sliders of all ages. read more »

  • Bright Angel Farms

    Bright Angel Farm has over 100 cherry trees, offering varieties such as Lapins, Lamberts, Stellas, Rainiers, Sweethearts and sour pie cherries. We also offer raspberries and table grapes in season. read more »

  • Caetani Cultural Centre

    The Caetani Cultural Centre (C3) is a venue for visual artists from around Canada and the world to explore a diverse range of arts practices, theories and experiences. read more »

  • Cruise Okanagan

    Climb aboard the "Spirit of the Okanagan", Cruise Okanagan's 42 foot Cruise Boat for the ultimate sight-seeing experience into the heart of the valley on Okanagan Lake . Relax, have a bite to eat from our onboard menu and sip on a frosty brew from our fully stocked bar, while you enjoy the sights and the great hospitality provided by our friendly crew! Who knows, you might even spot the Ogopogo! read more »

  • Davison Orchards Country Village & Orchard Tours

    Davison Orchards Country Village is a family owned and operated farm consisting of over 100 acres of fruit and vegetables, a farm market, a country gift shop, an in-house bakery, and café as well as a picnic and children’s play area for families. read more »

  • Downtown Internet Lounge

    Internet Access, Online Gaming, Xbox, PS3, Food & Drinks. Located in downtown Vernon. read more »

  • Downtown Murals

    Twenty-seven amazing murals, some as large as 300 feet long and 40 feet high, depict the history, culture, scenery and folklore that made Vernon what it is today. Group tours avaliable. read more »

  • Galaxy Cinemas

    The Galaxy Cinemas are located at Polson Place Mall. read more »

  • Gray Monk Estate Winery

    From the heart of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, the Heiss family welcomes you to their Estate Winery. GRAY MONK was established in 1972 by George and Trudy Heiss. Today, they own and maintain over one hundred acres of lush vineyards overlooking Lake Okanagan, which produce some of the world's finest wines. read more »

  • Highlands Golf Short-Game Excellence Course

    Highlands Golf is a 9-hole facility located in Coldstream, just east of Vernon BC. This short game course is fun for the entire family. read more »

  • Hillview Golf

    In the fall of 1986 Hillview Golf was opened. A product of partners Jim Atmore and Ken Wadsworth working closely with course architect Dan Kitsul on it's overall design they created a fast playing 18 hole golf course with short but challenging holes. read more »

  • Intrigue Wines

    We are a boutique winery making award winning wines in the Okanagan read more »

  • Kalamalka Lake

    Kalamalka lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. With its miriade of soft blues and green colours set against the ancient mountains of the Okanagan Valley, Kalamalka Lake is one of Vernon BC's true tourism gems. read more »

  • Kalavida Surf Shop

    Check out Kalavida Surf Shop stand-up paddle boarding demos, sign up for a course, rent a board or take part in a race! Stand-up paddleboarding is the fastest growing watersport! read more »

  • Kona Watersports

    Kona Watersports is the premier water sports rental company in the Okanagan Valley. read more »

  • Mackie Lake House Foundation

    Visit this beautifully preserved 1910 Heritage House nestled on the edge of Kalamalka Lake. Mackie Lake House can be rented for weddings, small receptions, meetings and seminars. Events held at Mackie Lake House include tours and teas, school tours, concerts, and reunions. read more »

  • Motoplex Speedway and Event Park

    Car racing, concerts, camping and more! Watch the Events page for upcoming activities. read more »

  • O’Keefe Ranch

    The Historic O'Keefe Ranch has been designated as a B.C. Heritage Site, serving as an important tourist attraction in the Okanagan Valley. Here you will discover some of the oldest remaining structures in the Vernon area, all carefully preserved or restored, as well as a fine collection of vintage farm machinery. Enjoy the huge model railway display and visit with the many rare breed farm animals. Guided tours available. read more »

  • Okanagan Lake

    Okanagan Lake, home of the legendary lake monster Ogopogo, is the largest lake in the region and located close to the centre of British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan Valley. Cities bordering the lake include Vernon in the north, Penticton in the south, Kelowna and West Kelowna in the centre. read more »

  • Okanagan Recreational Rentals

    We offer boat rentals and tours, as well as Wake boarding, Water skiing, Tubing, Knee boarding, kayak & snorkeling tours, as well as private tours & charters read more »

  • Okanagan Science Centre

    For those with curious minds and a yen for learning, the Okanagan Science Centre will pique your interest. Here you can view optical illusions, discover energy, or explore the myths and legends surrounding the constellations in a "mini-planetarium"! read more »

  • Okanagan Skydive

    As the Okanagan’s only skydiving center, we’ve chosen our location in Vernon to offer the Valley’s most extreme sightseeing. When you take that first step out of one of our planes, you’ll be looking down on the most scenic view of the Okanagan you can get. read more »

  • Okanagan Spirits

    Okanagan Spirits began distilling shortly after harvest, in autumn 2004. Our Craft Distillery was designed to take advantage of the wide assortment of fruit grown in the Okanagan Valley, and distill these local fruits into brandies, liqueurs, grappa and specialty spirits. read more »

  • Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy Ltd.

    Focus on wellness and choose from a wide range of services - whole body massages, whole body clay masque, salt glow scrub with massage and so much more. Extremely well priced - please allow 75 minutes per appointment. read more »

  • Olive Us Olive Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room

    Olive Us is an extraordinary tasting room experience! read more »

  • Opal Resources Canada Inc.

    Canada's first "commercial grade" precious opal deposit, the Klinker Opal Deposit" was found near Vernon, BC on Thanksgiving Day in October 1991. The precious opal from this site was given the name "Okanagan Opal" by the prospectors who found the deposit. read more »

  • Outdoor Discoveries

    Join in on one of the pre-scheduled outdoor adventure tours, or have your own nature tour especially custom designed for your group. Outdoor Discoveries welcome requests for group tours. read more »

  • Oyama Ziplines

    Oyama Zipline Forest Adventure is QUICKLY BECOMING THE OKANAGAN’S ADVENTURE HEADQUARTERS. Recent additions to the zip line adventure makes Oyama Zipline bigger and better. The drive to Oyama Ziplines may be the best way to view the central read more »

  • Paraglide Canada

    Flying has never been this much fun. A sunny day, light wind, beautiful scenery, good friends and an inflatable wing to carry you into the sky. This is the way you've always wanted to fly. There is nothing between you and the ground but clear air. There is no other feeling like it; paragliding, the only way to fly read more »

  • PLANET BEE Honey Farm & Honeymoon Meadery

    Planet Bee is an operating Honey Farm and Meadery, open all year, in Vernon BC with a focus on presenting for learning the "World of the Honey Bee," and providing a full range of the finest bee products available for your pleasure and well-being. read more »

  • Predator Ridge Resort

    Predator Ridge is a veritable paradise with 36 Championship holes of golf waiting to be played. Life here includes a state-of-the-art fitness centre, indoor & outdoors pools, gourmet dining featuring the best contemporary fare. read more »

  • Silver Spur Trails Wilderness Ranch

    Open year round for trail riding by the hour, day or week. Join us on a pack trip, enjoy a ranch stay, a day in the country or try a week of wilderness hiking. read more »

  • Silver Star Mountain Resort

    The beautiful majestic mountain landscape, the Victorian Village and outstanding Customer Service has made Silver Star Mountain Resort one of North America ’s favorite family resorts. read more »

  • Skyride

    Bike repair experts with the experience knowledge and factory training. Rentals for Downhill, All Mountain, Cross Country and Recreation. read more »

  • Solace Authentic European Esthetics & Day Spa

    Nurture your body and soul at Solace Esthetics & Day Spa! With more than 27 years of experience, the staff offers European treatments that your body will love. read more »

  • Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre

    World-class cross country skiing at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre, just 22 km outside of Vernon, BC. read more »

  • Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club

    Spallumcheen's 27 hole facility is the golfing gem of the north Okanagan. Within 10 minutes of beautiful Vernon, British Columbia, Spallumcheen is your ideal holiday golfing destination. read more »

  • Swan Lake

    Bordered by Vernon and Spallumcheen. It is a smaller placid lake, and offers a simple boating and fishing experience. Swan Lake is somewhat shallow and freezes over most winters. It is an important area for nesting and migrating waterfowl. read more »

  • The Fintry Estate

    The Fintry Delta was purchased by James Cameron Dun-Waters in 1909 and he renamed it Fintry, after his home in Scotland. With amazing foresight and ingenuity, he created a “Garden of Eden” in the Okanagan. read more »

  • The Rise

    Designing a course that plays just as well for a seasoned pro as it does for a 25-handicapper is no easy feat. read more »

  • The Studio of D.H. Elzer

    After a quarter century of creating fine art and craft, D.H.Elzer's original ideas can be found in over 800 personal collections world-wide. The diversity of his work can be found in the streetscapes and focal points of public streetscapes and homes. read more »

  • Turtle Bay Marina

    Play on Wood, Kalamalka or Okanagan Lake with Turtle Bay Marina! read more »

  • Vernon Dog Parks

    With many on leash and off leash parks available Vernon welcomes furry friends! read more »

  • Vernon Farmers’ Market

    Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market read more »

  • Vernon Golf and Country Club

    With the magnificent hillside views and a creek meandering through the course, one can quickly settle into a peaceful round of golf. From the subtle breaking greens to the rolling contours of the fairways, there is something to challenge golfers of all calibers. read more »

  • Vernon Marine Boat Rentals

    Boat rentals from half day, full day to weekly rates avaliable. Visit us next to Paddlewheel Park. read more »

  • Vernon Museum & Archives

    Explore our heritage further at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, where an impressive collection of artifacts is cleverly displayed to demonstrate a wealth of natural history, native history, and modern growth and development in the region. The museum offers a great gift shop, with an array of mementos and books for further reading. read more »

  • Vernon Towne Cinema

    Vernon Towne Cinema features movies and matinees. read more »

  • Vernon Watersports - vernonboatrentals.com

    Boat rentals in Vernon could not be easier than when you rent with Vernon Watersports. We specialize in hassle-free boat rentals on both Kalamalka and Okanagan Lakes. read more »

  • Village Green Centre

    For Every Day. For Everyone. Village Green Centre features over 68 stores and services in the North Okanagan’s only enclosed shopping centre. read more »

  • Ya Ya’s Play Centre

    Let your kid's get their 'ya ya's' out in over 4000 square feet of play area. read more »