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Okanagan Attractions

November 22, 2012 | by Christina Van

4 Great Kelowna Wine Events at the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival

4 Great Kelowna Wine Events at the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival

Kelowna wine will take centre stage as the annual Spring Okanagan Wine Festival gets underway from April 28 to May 8 in the Central Okanagan. If you’ll be staying at one of the Kelowna hotels in the area, this is a terrific opportunity to get out and experience some of the tantalizing varietals this region has to offer.


Gardens Near Kelowna Hotels Downtown About to Bloom

Gardens Near Kelowna Hotels Downtown About to Bloom

The Okanagan Valley is renowned for its fertile growing environment. All you have to do is look around at the endless acres of vineyards and orchards sprawled across the countryside. For visitors staying at Kelowna hotels downtown, a great way to experience the local plant life is to visit some of public gardens in the area.


Okanagan Wine Tours: 4 Wine Apps to Unleash Your Inner Sommelier

Okanagan Wine Tours: 4 Wine Apps to Unleash Your Inner Sommelier

For many people, the world of wine is an intimidating place. A perceived lack of knowledge can leave would-be wine enthusiasts reluctant to try new varieties when participating in Okanagan wine tours. If this describes you, there are many smartphone apps that will demystify the process to help you savour the experience.


5 Restaurants Near Kelowna Hotels Downtown Worth Visiting

5 Restaurants Near Kelowna Hotels Downtown Worth Visiting

When you’re staying at Kelowna hotels downtown, it’s nice to know where you can go and grab a quick bite, or even sit down for a gourmet meal. If you’re not familiar with the area, it can sometimes be tricky to know where to go.


3 Indoor Activities Near Your Kelowna Hotel that Will Excite the Senses

3 Indoor Activities Near Your Kelowna Hotel that Will Excite the Senses

The Okanagan is renowned for its beautiful weather, but it can’t be sunny all of the time. Around this time of year, low cloud cover can sometimes settle in and when you look out your Kelowna hotel window, you might not feel like spending much time outside.