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Top Indoor Activities in Vernon

Rain or shine, there is always something fun to do indoors in Vernon. Visiting on a rainy or hazy day and not sure what to do? We've compiled a list of the top 8 indoor activities for all ages to enjoy on a rainy day in Vernon.

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See What the Buzz is all About

Make your way to Planet Bee Honey Farm and discover the amazing world of honey bees. Kids will love it here where they can learn about bees, spot the queen bee and taste a variety of unique honey flavours. For the adults, taste honey wine from Honeymoon Meadery and take home your favourite bottle from the shop.

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Explore the Arts Scene

Vernon is full of unique arts, culture and heritage experiences. Visit the Vernon Public Art Gallery for the latest exhibits or tour the Caetani Centre for the mysterious stories of the 125+ year old heritage house. 

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Learn Something New

A local’s favourite activity is a visit to the Okanagan Science Centre. Check out the rotating exhibits in the main gallery each month. Make sure to say hi to the resident bearded dragon and play with life-size light bright. Check out a class at the Vernon Community Arts Centre to get creative.

Get Lost in an Escape Room

One of Vernon's best kept secrets for a rainy day for all ages is Beyond Belief Escape Rooms. There are 60 minutes on the clock to use detective skills and think outside the box to complete the mission and escape the room. 

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Make your way along the Hot Sips trail

Vernon has an edgy foodie scene and there are some hidden gems to satisfy your taste buds. If you love a good cup of joe, check out the Hot Sips trail around Downtown Vernon for an eclectic mix of coffee shops.

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Get Active Indoors

The Rock Garden Climbing Centre is a great option for some fun indoor exercise. They have a bouldering area and varying routes to tackle from easier to more challenging.  If you don’t have any gear, no problem, you can rent shoes and a harness at the Garden. 

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Taste Hand-Crafted Spirits

Head to Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery for a tasting and tour. Drop in any day and sample three different craft spirits for $5. Tour experiences such as the “Gin”troduction or Whisky Experience are available by reservation only.

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Go Shopping around Downtown

Downtown Vernon has a unique mix of locally owned shops like Wildflower General Store, Olive Us Olive Oil and Vinegar Tasting Room, Kaleco Clothing, The Vibe and so many more.  There are so many hidden gems to explore while shopping in Vernon. Visit the business directory on our website for more ideas. 

Check out these links for more info on what to see and do and where to stay in Vernon.