Think Canadian winters, and a few of the images that come to mind are icicles, toques and hockey sticks. Winter in Kelowna brings mounds of light and fluffy "Okanagan Powder" to lure skiers and snowboarders.
Located on the shore of Lake Okanagan, mellow Kelowna offers a cure for whatever ails you. Are you stressed? In desperate need of some fun?
The picturesque Monashee mountains present ample world-class skiing opportunities at Big White, Silver Star, Apex and Crystal Mountain, where you can climb a 30 foot Ice Tower. Nordic sports and snow-shoeing abound, and snowmobiling is a popular pastime in the area. Other fun activities include dog sledding, skating, tubing and tobogganing. Or for the more adventurous skier, cat-skiing and heli-skiing.
With no less than 5 provincial parks in the immediate area, Kelowna has become a major spot for wildlife watchers. Grizzly bears, eagles, moose, deer, elk, salmon, wolverines, and a variety of birds call the Okanagan home
Located in Kelowna's Cultural District, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is the first building of its kind in the Okanagan, combining visual arts, performance art and live music venues for an all encompasing cultural experience. The Cultural District encompasses a six block radius, which runs parallel to the lake front.
The Okanagan valley is noted for its great wineries and yes a number of them are open in the winter for wine tasting and tours.
If hockey is your passion Take in a hockey game with the Kelowna Rockets. No matter what you will find fun and exciting things to do on your vacation in Kalowna.
The Delta Grand Okanagan Resort is located on the sparkling shores of Okanagan Lake in the town of Kelowna, British Columbia Canada.
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