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Kelowna
Travel Guide

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This picturesque city on the banks of Okanagan Lake is famous for its beach parks, golf courses, nature trails and wineries.

Enjoy the lakeside retreat of Kelowna enveloped by gorgeous landscapes of the Okanagan Valley. Its attractions sit amid a backdrop of canyons, orchards, rolling hills and vineyards. Enjoy lake beaches, watersports, golf courses, wine estates and fine dining. The Okanagan First Nations people settled here more than 6,000 years ago and Europeans arrived in 1859. Today the city offers great family vacations, romantic getaways and weekend breaks.

At the heart of Downtown Kelowna is Kelowna Cultural District. View Canadian artworks at the Hambleton Galleries and Kelowna Art Gallery. Learn about local history at the Okanagan Heritage Museum and Okanagan Military Museum. Visit The Laurel Packinghouse, home to the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum. Catch performances at the Black Box Theatre and Kelowna Community Theatre.

Along the city’s western edge, Okanagan Lake features boating, fishing, kayaking and swimming, among other water-based activities. Discover sandy, child-friendly spots such as Gyro Beach and Hot Sands Beach at the delightful City Park. Wander along boardwalks and attend summer concerts at Waterfront Park. Rent kayaks, Jet Skis, motorboats and waterskiing gear at Downtown Marina Kelowna.

Tour the Okanagan Valley wineries, including about 30 estates within a 20-minute drive of the downtown district. These wineries include Cedar Creek Estate Winery, Kalala Organic Estate Winery, Mission Hill Family Estate and Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Sample fine wines accompanied by farm-to-table cuisine.

Take a scenic bike ride or walk in Myra Canyon. A wooden trail follows a section of a former railway decorated with tunnels and trestle bridges. Admire city views from the summit of Knox Mountain Park. Play a round of golf at Gallagher’s Canyon, Okanagan Golf Club or Kelowna Springs.

Fly to Kelowna from major Canadian cities as well as several U.S. cities. Get around Downtown Kelowna by foot and use public buses to reach areas outside the city center. Relax on lake beaches during the mild summer months and bring your skis in winter to conquer the mountain at Big White Ski Resort.

Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
3 out of 5
2130 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC
Free cancellation
The price is CA $131 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
Located in Dilworth Mountain Estates, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Columbia Mountains and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kelowna General Hospital and ...
3.5/5Good! (1,081 reviews)
"Entrance was a bit confusing,shrubbery was a bit overhanging sign so at first we only saw a restaurant sign"

Reviewed on Jun. 19, 2021

Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
4 out of 5
1310 Water St, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $349 per night from Jun 23 to Jun 23
This family-friendly Kelowna hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Tugboat Bay and Waterfront Park. City Park and Knox Mountain Park ...
4.2/5Excellent! (983 reviews)
"Well located, beautiful and convenient. Friendly staff, great restaurant. The parking was confusing. Too many extra charges, poor value."

Reviewed on Jun. 20, 2021

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
Manteo at Eldorado Resort
Manteo at Eldorado Resort
3.5 out of 5
3762 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $329 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
Located in South Pandosy, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk, just steps from Columbia Mountains and Okanagan Lake. Kelowna General Hospital is 1.9 mi ...
4.4/5Excellent! (991 reviews)
"Great location! Rooms are old and in need of updating or refresh."

Reviewed on Jun. 20, 2021

Manteo at Eldorado Resort
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Borgata Lodge
Borgata Lodge
3 out of 5
3185 Via Centrale, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $159 per night from Jun 23 to Jun 23
Located in Quail Ridge, this golf aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Columbia Mountains and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from UBC-Okanagan. Okanagan Golf Club and Shadow ...
3.9/5Good! (66 reviews)
"Very clean and quite. Good to place to come back to after a day on the beach."

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2020

Borgata Lodge
The Shore Kelowna
The Shore Kelowna
2 out of 5
3499 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC
The price is CA $299 per night from Jun 23 to Jun 23
Nestled on the beach, this South Pandosy aparthotel is just steps from Boyce-Gyro Beach Park and Okanagan Lake. Okanagan College and Kelowna General Hospital ...
4.3/5Excellent! (23 reviews)
"Location is fantastic. Furnishings a touch Spartan but overall it’s a brand new building close to many amenities"

Reviewed on Jan. 9, 2021

The Shore Kelowna
PET Friendly! Licensed Bed and Breakfast
PET Friendly! Licensed Bed and Breakfast
Kelowna, BC
Located in Black Mountain, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Columbia Mountains and Black Mountain Golf Club. Elysium Gardens and Mission Creek Regional ...
5/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"Very nice neighbourhood out of the downtown core."

Reviewed on Jun. 5, 2021

PET Friendly! Licensed Bed and Breakfast
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