Discover this quaint township tucked within the Okanagan Valley.
Vancouver, Toronto, and Quebec will instantly come to one's mind on any Canada travel wish list, but the country also has many lesser-known cities that are absolutely gorgeous. One such city is Kelowna in British Columbia.
Kelowna, located on the banks of Lake Okanagan, is an all-weather city featuring vineyards, beaches, and nature trails that offer an impressive array of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Parks and beaches abound in the city! Check out some of the best spots in Kelowna Canada.
The largest lake in Okanagan Valley, this pristine lake meanders through Kelowna BC. Known for its serene shores and the deep water that makes for endless water adventures, it is one of the top beach destinations in the Canada.
During Canada's summers, Okanagan Lake tempts you to wade into its water for a quick swim or try out some of the water activities such as boating, kayaking, and paddling.
Just 20 minutes from Kelowna downtown, the park is situated along the shores of Okanagan Lake and offers a serene spot for beginners and experts alike to learn or expand their scuba diving skills.
Bertram Creek Park
Take a moment to soak in the scenery at this 32-acre waterfront park. Kelowna City Park makes an ideal family spot to spend time lazing around or playing sports.
Kelowna City Park
Explore the bounty of Kelowna’s pleasant climate. The city is quite known for its fresh produce and all these can be witnessed at Kelowna Farmers and Craft Market.
Kelowna Farmers' and Craft Market
This town market pops up at two different locations in the city and has a collection of vendors selling a wide range of products ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables, exotic home-cooked dishes, handicrafts, local wines and much more.
Head to Knox Mountain to spend a day in breezy settings and scenic lake vistas. It is also a gorgeous place for slow-paced hiking with family and kids. It is the best place to view unobstructed sceneries of Kewlona.
Knox Mountain Park
Witness a slice of Japanese splendor in Canada! Located east of Kelowna City Hall, this serene Japanese-styled garden is adorned in traditional elements such as stone pathways, bamboo plantations, waterfalls and serene ponds.
Take a family trek to this gorgeous attraction. Rising 1000 feet above the city, a hiking trip on this mountain park offers sweeping views of the city and beyond. The trails are super easy for kids to trek as well.
Dilworth Mountain Park
Set along the Myra Canyon trestles, this adventure attraction offers a myriad of activities such as tree top walks, ziplines, hiking and climbing trails that one can enjoy with kids as young as 3 years old.
Myra Canyon Adventure Park
Kelowna is home to over 40 wineries and it can be quite tough to pick out just one. But CedarCreek Estate Winery stands apart for its organic vineyards, scenic ambiance and fantastic wine tasting tours.
CedarCreek Estate Winery
CedarCreek Estate depends on nature’s helpers to assist them in organic farming. You will find birds, bees, Scottish cows, and mountain dogs all attending to the vineyards and doing their bit to offer an environment perfect for excellent wine production.
One of Canada’s iconic wine-making spots and 5-time winner of the Canada's winery of the year, It's a great spot to enjoy the scenery, gorgeous climate, and architectural heritage while having delightful wine and dine experiences.
Your pet dog can also get his share of fun in Kelowna. Kelowna is highly cordial to dogs and has many dog parks available for our furry friends. Cedar Creek Dog Park is one exquisite off-leash spot for pet dogs to enjoy running and playing in sandy beachshores and splashy waters.
Cedar Creek Dog Park
Don’t miss the Kettle Valley Rail trail. For an adventure enthusiast, this 650-km long trail is the perfect way to explore the scenic wilderness and ambiance of British Columbia.
Kettle Valley Rail Trail
This recreational trail meanders through Myra Canyon in Kelowna. You can also take a short detour to Summerland and experience a 90-minute historic ride on the Kettle Valley steam rail which is the only functional preserved section of this rail line.
Canada is a dream destination for many and among its gorgeous attractions, Kelowna is a gem of a place to visit on a Canada trip any time of the year for endless options of leisure activities.