Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern of British Columbia, Canada. Kelowna has a semi-arid climate. It has dry, sunny summers and cold, cloudy winters, so it has four seasons. Summers are hot and dry, with daytime temperatures often above 35 °C. However; June is also the month of greatest rainfall.
Where to Stay:
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Archeological findings shows that hunters lived in the Kelowna area as far back as 2,000 years ago. However, the first European settlement was in 1859 by three Oblate missionaries. Kelowna became a city in 1905 at a time when the population was 600. Today, the city has a population of 115,000.
Events, Landmarks, Activities:
Kelowna is one of the top tourist destinations in British Columbia that is situated right in the heart of the wine country. The most-visited area in Kelowna is the Okanagan Lake which features many outdoor activities like kite-boarding and boating. Another popular attraction is the Big White Resort which is the best ski resort in Kelowna. Enjoy more fun activities by visiting the Downtown City Park which features a playground, skate park and water park, the beautiful Gyro Beach, the lush Mission Creek Greenway and scenic Knox Mountain. Get big savings in Kelowna hotels by booking discount hotels in Kelowna at dhr.com. The city also boasts a rich history. You can see exhibits in the Wine Museum, BC Orchard Industry Museum, the Kelowna Museum and the Military Museum.
Kelowna Regional Transit System provides public bus transportation services in Kelowna and its vicinity. Funding for the transit system is shared between the City of Kelowna, Central Okanagan Regional District, District of Lake Country and BC Transit.