I am so lucky to simply call Kelowna house and I get asked all the time where by to go, what to try to eat and where to remain! I have rounded up a checklist of my favorite places in this Kelowna Summer season Travel Information to make planning your journey right here a very little easier… and a lot extra exciting!
Kelowna is a person of the finest destinations to journey any time of calendar year, but the summertime is by much the most effective! Kelowna is nestled in a valley crammed with earth course wineries, contemporary nearby fruit and greens, epic dining places, hiking, sandy seashores and some incredible boutique procuring.
So without even further delay, below is my mini Kelowna journey guide… from a foodie’s lens of course!
What to do in Kelowna
If you are seeking for items to do with little ones I suggest checking out this post 20 Pleasurable Matters to do with Kids in Kelowna. If you have a weekend away from the little ones or really do not have young ones to be concerned about at all I suggest a wine tour (see underneath for vineyard tips)! If you are venturing a little bit further south, verify out this post for the South Okanagan region or this put up for a thing nearer to Osoyoos.
You can lease a boat down by the Cove or in Town Park (and lots of other areas) for a day on the lake (keep your eyes peeled for Ogopogo), go mountaineering (check out Knox Mountain, Kalamoir Park for fabulous sights or Bear Creek Park for a spectacular waterfall – pack a picnic to love on the lake in the Bear Creek Provincial Park soon after!). Pritchard Park is our typical hangout with a good wharf for the children to soar off of (on the West Facet) or Gyro Seashore is a incredibly hot hangout as nicely.
For a little bit of work out hire bikes at Kelowna eride (or an electrical a single if training isn’t on the priority checklist lol) by the hour for some thing distinct! Moo-lix and Parlour are fantastic sites to seize an ice product cone as you stroll the downtown space.
Pay a visit to the Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm for a beautiful botanical knowledge (I really like it ideal at dusk)! It is so stunning, and they create the most stunning sustainable products. You can also locate them on the net here.
Wherever to Remain in Kelowna
There’s so many options of locations to keep in Kelowna it can get a minor too much to handle! The Cottages at Quail’s Gate are a good alternative for teams up to 10 people today. For somewhere close to the water I recommend the Delta Grand, the Manteo, or the Eldorado. The Eldorado also has a lovely patio searching out about at the lake and is an great place to quit for a glass of wine or a martini! The Cove is on the West Aspect and has actually great lakeside accommodations with a stunning pool spot – their spa is seriously amazing far too!
Exactly where to Take in in Kelowna
The Kelowna cafe scene has gotten SO Superior. It’s not normally that Charles and I get out for a day night time but when we do we enjoy the Old Vines Restaurant at Quails Gate. We also really like Raudz for exciting, community cuisine. The Curious has some of the very best pizza in town and wine and beer on tap – super everyday.
New to Kelowna this 12 months, OEB has created very an affect on the brunch scene and The Bohemian Cafe is an wonderful spot for brunch: consider the Mexican Omelette and really don’t miss out on the home made toast with jam. Krafty Kitchen area & Bar is a wonderful spot for relaxed regional eats and has a hip hop brunch! Tiny Hobo is a excellent option for really relaxed eats (only open for breakfast and lunch Monday to Friday) and if you are seeking for a vegan place appear no even further than the Bare Cafe.
BNA Brewing is a person of the most popular spots in Kelowna and for superior rationale. They have a fantastic menu but also have a bowling alley, bocce ball, and previous arcade game titles! Tree Brewing Beer Institute is a good spot for a day night with craft beers and a broad collection of board games. Oh sure and Vice and Advantage is a ought to for you beer enthusiasts!
Check out Central Kitchen area and Bar if everyday fare is up your alley, or for a very unique Western saloon encounter test out The Hatching Article on the West Facet. Pink Hen Brewing and King Taps are more recent on the marketplace and are on my listing! Oh my gosh I could write a reserve on this matter but I’ll end!
In which to Get Coffee in Kelowna
As a mother coffee is kind of a massive offer to me. Sprout Bread Store is our put to go when we have crew conferences the espresso is superior and so is their baking (do not leave without a loaf of bread – you can thank me afterwards … the sourdough, focaccia and desk loaf are top rated notch)!
Vibrant & Jenny Coffee is situated on the edge of downtown and has some of the finest espresso with beans they roast listed here in Kelowna. 3rd Place Espresso is a non-profit that gives counselling and mental health and fitness plans for people in need to have … and fantastic coffee! Finally, Bean Scene is a Kelowna common and a good position to rest with a cup of espresso or tea.
Wineries to Go to in Kelowna
It is difficult to choose just a number of wineries to pick out as ‘must visits’ but Kitsch and Mission Hill both of those have an unbelievable watch of the Okanagan. Sandhill is constantly on the top rated of my record – you very seriously can not go mistaken with ANY of their wines and they are conveniently located downtown.
Cedar Creek lately went by renovations and has an exceptional new restaurant Household Block. The Hatch is a a thing a minimal various and so unique to check out out! Vibrant Vine has some wonderful tales behind their wines and labels and has a great 3D practical experience. I’ve pointed out Quails Gate a handful of occasions but I significantly propose it, their patio is almost certainly my favourite spot to be in the summertime (you will see why if you go). Also Frind Winery has an epic beachfront set up where you can get pizza (and vino of system) and sit in the sand. Chat about Okanagan living!
The place to Store in Kelowna
When I have the time to store I definitely ADORE some of the modest stores we have listed here in Kelowna. One particular of my favorite parts of home furnishings in my residence is my laundry home wooden cabinet and it is from Lakehouse! They have these kinds of beautiful issues for your kitchen area and dwelling. They not too long ago even expanded their shop to be even even bigger! I very propose stopping by. Exact same goes for Olive & Elle, a adorable boutique for homewares as properly. Oh and never ignore to halt at Alchemy.
In which to Get Groceries & Deliver in Kelowna
Staying a food stuff blogger, I get requested a good deal where the ideal place is to invest in a number of wholesome groceries or where by the most effective make is in Kelowna. The Kelowna’s Farmers Sector is a a person stop shop on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s for regional deliver, sustainably sourced meats and cheeses, garments, jewelry and more.
If the market is not heading on I’d stop by Nature’s Fare, Urban Fare, or Alternatives to seize a few matters or a swift picnic lunch. For fresh new create Paynter’s U-Decide on is normally a excellent time with the young children – they even have picnic tables and ice cream for the youngsters (significant and small:).
If you give any of these locations a try or if I missed anything at all permit me know in a comment below… pleased very long weekend!