9 days in Kelowna, Vernon & Golden Itinerary

9 days in Kelowna, Vernon & Golden Itinerary

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Kelowna
— 3 nights
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Vernon
— 1 night
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Golden
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Kelowna

— 3 nights

Orchard City

At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Kelowna is known for wineries, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Myra Canyon Park, walk around Knox Mountain Park, look for gifts at So Sweet, and explore the activities along Lake Okanagan.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kelowna travel route builder.

Edmonton to Kelowna is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Kelowna due to the time zone difference. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off to Vernon.

Things to do in Kelowna

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Vernon

— 1 night
Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, then take in the dramatic scenery at BX Falls, then experience rural life at Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery, and finally let little ones run wild at Davison Orchards Country Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Sea Stars Kids Boutique, then get a taste of life in the country at Historic O'Keefe Ranch, then make a trip to Headbones Gallery, and finally get great views at Kalamalka Lake Lookout.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vernon route app.

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Vernon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Golden.

Things to do in Vernon

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Golden

— 4 nights
Shining from its nook in the Rocky Mountain Trench, the town of Golden lives up to its name, with memorable scenery at every turn.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bow Valley Parkway (in Banff) and Lake Louise (Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, &more). There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll through Rotary Trails, wander the wide-open spaces of Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch, and see the interesting displays at Golden & District Museum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Golden online visit planner.

You can drive from Vernon to Golden in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vernon to Golden is 1 hour. Traveling from Vernon in August, things will get a bit cooler in Golden: highs are around 29°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Golden

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip