World class ski resorts like Big White, Silver Star, and Apex Mountain Resort are an easy hour or so from the city.
There are dozens of great golf courses in the Kelowna area, offering varying degrees of challenge and stunning views as you roam the links.
The Okanagan is fast gaining a reputation as "Napa North" - over fifty wineries dot the hillsides from Osoyoos in the south to Vernon in the north. Many international awards have been won by our local wineries.
The clear, calm waters of 105 kilometre (65 mile) long Okanagan Lake are perfect for swimming, boating, sailing, water-skiing, wakeboarding, or sea-kayaking. The nearby mountains provide an abundance of fishing lakes, hiking and mountain biking trails - many located right in the city! Here in the central Okanagan, natural beauty is everywhere you look!