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Vernon

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Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is 440km northeast of Vancouver. Named after Forbes George Vernon, a former MLA of British Columbia who helped found the famed Coldstream Ranch in nearby Coldstream, the City of Vernon was incorporated on December 30, 1892. The City of Vernon has a population of 40,000 (2013), while its metropolitan region, Greater Vernon, has a population of 58,584 as of the Canada 2011 Census. With this population, Vernon is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District. A resident of Vernon is called a "Vernonite".In 2005, on an episode of The Early Show, Vernon was ranked as one of the top six most desirable communities to retire to in North America by Consumer Reports.
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Playground
Davison Orchards Country Village
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Farm
Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
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Distillery
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
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Ranch
Historic O'Keefe Ranch
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Vernon

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Kelowna
4.8
Duration: 5 hours
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Canyon
Myra Canyon Park Kelowna
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Quails' Gate Winery West Kelowna
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Ski Area
Revelstoke Mountain Resort Revelstoke
4.5
Duration: 5h 30 min

Hidden gems in Vernon

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Park
Polson Park
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Golf Course
Predator Ridge Golf Resort
3.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Cross-country Ski Area
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Spa / Wellness
Studio be
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Vernon

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Park
Ellison Provincial Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Silver Star Provincial Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Kekuli Bay Provincial Park
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Vernon

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Beach
Kal Beach
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Children’s Museum
Okanagan Science Centre
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Kin Beach
3.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Golf in Vernon

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Golf Course
The Rise Golf Course
3.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Golf Course
Hillview Golf Course
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Golf Course
Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Golf Course
Vernon Golf & Country Club
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

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