On this special episode of Supporting Local Tourism, we are back in downtown Vernon participating in Sunshine day. In place of the popular Sunshine Festival, Downtown Vernon Association has created “Sunshine day” a smaller and safe version of past carnival events. I was invited to come and participate in Little Plums children’s parade, speak to locals, walk around and visit […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were were excited to be invited to the Forbidden Spirits Distillery in Kelowna BC!Forbidden Spirits, opened in 2019, is a distillery that makes Vodka, Brandy, Whisky, and Gin!From their amazing distillery room visible through the large windows in the tasting room to their Vodka that is created by, local hand-picked apples this distillery […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were were excited to be invited to the Myra Canyon Adventure Park in Kelowna BC!Myra Canyon adventure park is Kelowna’s number one adventure park, with seven treetop obstacle courses, and three zip lines you are sure to have a day filled with joy and thrills!Myra Canyon offers their treetop courses (as seen in […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were were excited to explore downtown Vernon and do a self-guided COVID-19 safe tour of the historic buildings downtown. Most of the buildings we filed outside of were over 100 years old! You can do your own self-guided tour of downtown Vernon and read all the information on the plaques located outside of […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were invited to visit and film at the Swan Lake Nature Reserve which is located in Vernon BC (Old Kamloops Road) but operated and kept by RDNO (Regional District of North Okanagan). This hidden gem is largely unknown by visitors as well as locals. Features an easy 1.77 KM loop trail which is […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were invited to visit and film at the Vernon Public Art Gallery located in Downtown Vernon BC. The current exhibit shown in the episode features 28 different artists from 15 countries. In May the Vernon Public Art Gallery will welcome 4 new exhibits featuring Health, the history of residential schools, youth, as well as featuring some work from the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree graduates from UBCO!
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were in Vernon British Columbia hiking the Blackcomb way grey canal trail.This trail follows the old canal waterway, which used to transport water to the nearby homes and farms, while no longer a canal, you can still see some of the canal pieces left behind.This trail is truly unique, as it connects to […]
Did you know that there are kangaroos in the Okanagan, okay, not wild Kangaroos but….This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we visited the Kangaroo Creek farm in Kelowna British Columbia. When visiting the farm you can see Kangaroos, capybaras, bunnies and more. In some of the enclosures, you can even pet and feed exotic animals! For more information visit their […]
This week on “Supporting Local Tourism” we were in Vernon British Columbia visiting the Caetani Cultural center, and learning about Sveva Caetani and her life as well as her art.Joining me in the video, this week is Gabriel from the Caetani Cultural center sharing with us some exciting news and what the center has to offer!Keep an eye out on […]
In this week’s “Supporting Local Tourism”, for our tenth episode, we went to the BX Grey Canal Trail. A location that features a beautiful scenic trail along bridges, graveled forest walkways, and several side trails for you to explore. A fun way to get out of your house and help support local parks!