Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Located just 5 minutes from downtown Vernon, with its spectacular views of Greater Vernon and the 3 surrounding lakes, it is a great place to experience the diverse nature of the North Okanagan – A very popular attraction for bird & outdoor enthusiasts.
Colleen Couves Artist
In her current work she is exploring, through the use of pencil crayon and oil pastels, the intimate and portable work that women have always carried close at hand to work on in spare moments. Colleen Couves creativity is displayed on the top floor of Gallery Vertigo in Vernon.
Vernon Towne Cinema
Vernon Towne Cinema features movies and matinees.
The Vernon Public Art Gallery
The Vernon Public Art Gallery sponsors exhibitions featuring local, national and international artists. The Gallery offers an extensive art education program through our local schools, hosts the "Brown Bag Tuesdays" at noon, and also houses an excellent gift shop, filled with quality, handcrafted, unique art items.
Twenty-seven amazing murals, some as large as 300 feet long and 40 feet high, depict the history, culture, scenery and folklore that made Vernon what it is today. Group tours available.
Caetani Cultural Centre
The Caetani House was built in 1896, commissioned by Samuel Sommerville, a dance instructor who later became City Tax Collector and an alderman. The house was designed in the Late-Victorian Vernacular Revival style, which emphasized solidity and comfort over design.
Vernon Museum & Archives
Explore our heritage further at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, where an impressive collection of artifacts is cleverly displayed to demonstrate a wealth of natural history, native history, and modern growth and development in the region. The museum offers a great gift shop, with an array of mementos and books for further reading.
Okanagan Lake, home of the legendary lake monster Ogopogo, is the largest lake in the region and located close to the centre of British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan Valley. Cities bordering the lake include Vernon in the north, Penticton in the south, Kelowna and West Kelowna in the centre.
Kalamalka lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. With its miriade of soft blues and green colours set against the ancient mountains of the Okanagan Valley, Kalamalka Lake is one of Vernon BC's true tourism gems.
Opal Resources Canada Inc.
Canada's first "commercial grade" precious opal deposit, the Klinker Opal Deposit" was found near Vernon, BC on Thanksgiving Day in October 1991. The precious opal from this site was given the name "Okanagan Opal" by the prospectors who found the deposit.
Motoplex Speedway and Event Park
Car racing, concerts, camping and more! Watch the Events page for upcoming activities.
Village Green Centre
Village Green Centre features more than 68 stores and service, and is located at the intersection of 27 Street and 48 Venue in Vernon. Offers a great selection of everything you need! Shopping hours: Mon, Tues, Wed and Sat: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.& Thursday and Friday: 9:30 to 9 pm. Sun and most holiday.
Mackie Lake House Foundation
Visit this beautifully preserved 1910 Heritage House nestled on the edge of Kalamalka Lake. Mackie Lake House can be rented for weddings, small receptions, meetings and seminars. Events held at Mackie Lake House include tours and teas, school tours, concerts, and reunions.
The Galaxy Cinemas are located at Polson Place Mall #275, 2306 Highway 6, Vernon. Call 250-542-1107 for showtimes or visit www.cineplex.com.
Ashpa Naira Art Gallery
Located in Vernon, BC, Ashpa Naira Art Gallery & Studio features Contemporary Art in painting, textile, sculpture and ceramics from emerging and established Okanagan and Canadian artists.
Atlantis Waterslides Park
Ready to make a BIG splash! Atlantis Waterslides has something for everyone! Atlantis Waterslide Park offers 10 slides to choose from including two kiddie slides and the very popular "River Riot" Tube Slide, sure to thrill sliders of all ages.
Vernon Friday Night Farmers’ Market
Open from the first Friday in May through to the Friday of the Thanksgiving long weekend, the Vernon Friday Night Farmers' Market features a wide variety for vendors who feature local produce and homemade goods. The market takes place from;3 pm until 7 pm in the Sport Chek parking lot at the north end of Village Green Mall.
The Vernon BC Tourism Web Site has a full list of attractions and detail on seasonal openings, days, and hours of operation.
Visit these Vernon BC attractions while staying at Swan Lake RV Resort
Wildcraft Forest Wild Tea Plantation
Visit Canada’s only wild tea plantation! On the edge of the Okanagan Valley it’s here that the mystical Monashee Mountains bring together rainforests and dry grasslands.
Silver Star Mountain Resort
The beautiful majestic mountain landscape, the Victorian Village and outstanding Customer Service has made Silver Star Mountain Resort one of North America ’s favorite family resorts.
Climb aboard the "Spirit of the Okanagan", Cruise Okanagan's 42 foot Cruise Boat for the ultimate sight-seeing experience into the heart of the valley on Okanagan Lake . Relax, have a bite to eat from our onboard menu and sip on a frosty brew from our fully stocked bar, while you enjoy the sights and the great hospitality provided by our friendly crew! Who knows, you might even spot the Ogopogo!
Okanagan Science Centre
For those with curious minds and a yen for learning, the Okanagan Science Centre will pique your interest. Here you can view optical illusions, discover energy, or explore the myths and legends.
Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre
World-class cross country skiing at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre, just 22 km outside of Vernon, BC.
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