Looking for some unforgettable activities to enjoy with your family this February? We love exploring the Okanagan in our off season and Kelowna is the perfect place to explore and discover an array of activities that are both fun and unique. Come and explore all that Kelowna has to offer this February and have a day of adventure with your family!
Snowshoeing Through Picturesque Trails
Kelowna has some of the most picturesque trails in the Okanagan Valley, making it the perfect place to explore on snowshoes with the family. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced snowshoer, there are trails to suit all levels. For a scenic experience, try the trails at Big White Ski Resort. They offer snowshoe trails with spectacular views and its great for beginners to learn the ropes. Dogs are also welcome as long as they are on leash. No matter which trail you choose, you’re sure to have a fun and memorable experience snowshoeing with your family this February. Be sure to dress warmly and bring plenty of snacks to keep everyone energized and ready to explore.
Stargazing in Kelowna
Kelowna is an ideal destination for a February family stargazing adventure. For spectacular views of the night sky, head to Big White Mountain Ecological Reserve, which was recently named one of the top ten places for stargazing in Canada by Expedia. Here, you can enjoy clear, dark skies and get a breathtaking view of the Milky Way and other constellations. In the winter, the sky is at its most clear, perfect for viewing stars, bright planets. For the best view, plan your visit during the new moon phase for even darker skies.
Taking a Hike in Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park
Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park is a great place for a family hike this February. This beautiful park offers a variety of trails, from easy to challenging. The Myra Canyon Trestles Trail is a great option for families with young children, as it offers a gentle and scenic hike with spectacular views of the canyon.
Located just outside of Kelowna, Bear Creek Provincial Park is also a great winter destination for hikers. The creek bed is frozen in cold weather, allowing visitors to explore the frozen waterfalls, while the Canyon Rim Trail has stairs and three loop options that offer stunning views of the falls in milder weather.
Visiting Cultural and Historical Sites
Kelowna is home to a variety of cultural and historical sites, making it the perfect place to explore this February. For a unique experience, visit the Okanagan Heritage Museum, which offers interactive exhibits and activities for all ages. This museum is a great way to learn about the history and culture of the Okanagan Valley. If you’re looking for a more traditional experience, visit the Father Pandosy Mission, which is a historic mission site that offers a glimpse into the past. No matter which site you visit, you’re sure to have a memorable experience with your family this February.
Kelowna is the perfect place to explore and discover an array of activities that are both fun and unique. From exploring picturesque trails to stargazing the clear winter skies, there is something for everyone to enjoy. With its stunning mountain views, wineries, and easy access to the beautiful Okanagan Lake, Kelowna offers a variety of family-friendly activities that will create lasting memories and leave you wanting more. Come and explore all that Kelowna has to offer this February and have a day of adventure with your family!