Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020
Known for being scenic and family-friendly, the Kelowna neighbourhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and wine. The neighbourhood's friendly people and college atmosphere are just a couple of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the mountains, beaches, and lake. Start by booking your hotel in Kelowna, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Idabel Lake area.
The university and wineries are some of the area's top attractions. Attractions like Geert Maas Sculpture Gardens and Gallery, BC Wine Museum and VQA Wine Shop, and BC Orchard Industry Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Father Pandosy Mission and Okanagan Lake Bridge. Take a tour of UBC-Okanagan and Okanagan College and immerse yourself in the collegiate life. Be sure to get some family photos at Arlo's Honey Farm, Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm, and H2O Adventure and Fitness Centre.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as golfing, shopping, and attending sporting events. Prospera Place and Royal LePage Place are great places to catch a game or event. Don't forget to bring your golf clubs for an outing at Tower Ranch Golf Club, Black Mountain Golf Club, or Kelowna Springs Golf Club. Soak up some sun at Willow Beach and Crescent Beach. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Elysium Gardens, Mission Creek Regional Park, or Scenic Canyon Regional Park. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Shadow Ridge Golf Club, Ancient Hill Estate Winery, and Okanagan Golf Club.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort. You can also check out Orchard Park Shopping Centre, Orchard Park Mall, and Gallagher's Canyon Golf and Country Club.
Kelowna is 5.5 km (3.4 miles) from the airport in Kelowna, BC (YLW-Kelowna Intl.). Penticton, BC (YYF-Penticton Regional) is the next closest airport, 53.4 km (33.2 miles) away.