Many of Okanagan Valley’s attractions can be found near to Vernon, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Allan Brooks Nature Centre and the Silver Star Ski Resort are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Also, well worth the effort are the Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery and the Gray Monk Estate Winery.
Sports fanatics vacationing in Vernon should get tickets for Prospera Place, Kelowna to see the Kelowna Rockets doing battle with visiting teams. On match days follow the sea of teal, red, black and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local ice hockey lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
At the end of a day exploring the delights of Vernon, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Pacific Inn & Suites, the Village Green Hotel and the Howard Johnson Inn Vernon are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.