Vernon is a happening, historic city, situated
in an ideal location between two lakes at the northern end of the Okanagan
Valley of British Columbia. This area is a popular all seasons tourist
destination because of the activities offered here year round, so it makes sense
to rent a vacation home to use as your base as you explore the area.
The beaches of colourful Kalamalka Lake, Okanagan Lake and Swan Lake invite many
summer tourists to the area to enjoy
water sports, canoeing, kayaking, scuba and fishing. Here there are many
lakefront properties to rent from the owners, allowing you to maximize your
Also a draw to this
area are the many surrounding golf courses, wineries,
and various annual events that are hosted in Vernon.
The 36 Hole Predator Ridge Golf Course has been ranked
as one of Canada's most popular golf courses over the
years, and Vernon also hosts the Funtastic Slo Pitch
Tournament every summer.
Other summer activities in Vernon include hiking or
mountain biking on the many great trails, farmer's
everything from organic vegetables to arts and crafts,
and street entertainment, and many other family friendly
Vernon is home to Silver Star Mountain Resort, one of
the top ski destinations in North America. For those who
country skiing, Sovereign Lake has over 50 kilometers of
skiing terrain and the Nordic Club of the same name,
hosted the 2005 FIS Cross-Country World Cup Event.
Curling is a strong sport in Vernon, and their club and
hosts several Curling
Championship events which bring more winter visitors to
Vernon is a very historic city and the oldest community
along Okanagan Lake, dating back to 1892. Like many
communities it was first sustained by the ranching and
fruit growing industries, which, along with a growing
tourism industry, still continue to this day. Downtown
Vernon has some interesting murals displayed on many of
its buildings, which depict scenes from the historic
past of this area. The many brick heritage homes are
also reminiscent of the European influence and early
gold rush days.
Many tourist coming for a vacation in Vernon prefer to
stay in a vacation rental instead of a hotel as it gives
them more room and the freedom to eat in if they please.
Also it makes so much more sense for families to rent a
house rather than be squished into a little motel room.
Vernon vacation rentals include, lakefront homes with
private docks, cottages, ski cabins, condos, and private
vacation homes. Rent from an owner and enjoy more
amenities than you ever dreamed possible for the best
Okanagan vacation ever in Vernon.