winter hiking on ridge at sunset

Discover VERNON

Vernon stores in snowstorm

This is where nature's beauty unfolds. Where rubber meets dirt, paddle meets turquoise water, and adventure beckons across limitless landscapes. Where ciders are born from local orchards and wines dance from grapes to glass.

person walking on the Okanagan Rail Trail with small dog in the snow

Here, smiles are shared freely and kindred spirits find each other naturally. This is a place where your spirit can shine in a welcoming embrace.

Build your dream vacation

With such an abundance of adventure and enchanting experiences available here, it can be hard to know where to start. But as is the Vernon way, we’ve tapped into local knowledge and put together some itineraries for you, as well as compiled the the latest lineup of events, so you’re in the know before you go.

family walking dog in winter

3-Day WInter Family Adventure

To make a family vacation in Vernon even more memorable, just add snow. Wintertime in the Okanagan is nothing short of magical. Enjoy our pristine great outdoors in its winter blanket of white, and take advantage of all the indoor family-friendly activities offered in the area.

group taking art class at the Vernon Community Arts Centre

Winter Experiences to Transform your Season

Surrounded by mountains and sparkling lakes, Vernon bustles with activity throughout the colder months. From snowshoe dinners to distillery tastings to art classes, this is a community that brings warmth to the winter season.