About Greater Vernon

What to do when you visit Vernon? Here are some suggestions to help you plan your time in our community:

Visit Downtown Vernon for charming boutiques, good eats and sweet treats. Downtown Vernon is where you will find a few of the local shop carrying our BC Winter games Merch! Grab some gear and show some sporty love! Other stores throughout Vernon where you can kind our cool collection are:

To warm up, explore the tasting rooms in and around Vernon. Tempt your taste buds with a great wine, craft beer, mead, fine spirit or charcuterie platter loaded with the unique flavours of the valley. Find a great eatery in town.

If you are going to be up on Silver Star mountain, there's always skiing! Downhill and cross-country skiing are two of the best ways to enjoy our winter wonderland. If you head into the woods, You can Cross country ski on more than 100 km (62 mi) of cross country trails at Sovereign Lake and SilverStar Mountain Resort.

If you can walk, you can snowshoe. The trail system at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre is perfect for novices and experts. Need snowshoes? Not to worry - you can rent then at Sun Country Cycle and Stussi Sport.

It’s fat biking season! Fat bikes are mountain bikes that are made for riding in the snow. Getting their name from the wide tires, fat bikes are simply mountain bikes made for riding in the snow. You can rent fat bikes at SilverStar Mountain Resort, Sun Country Cycle, Stussi Sport, and Vernon's other bike shops and show some sporty love! 

For more great things to see and do, where to stay, and much more, check out Tourism Vernon’s Events Calendar, or give them a call at the Vernon Visitor Servicing.