Rainy day activities in West Kelowna
So you’re planning your vacation at La Casa Cottage Resort and it occurs to you -what is there to do if it rains? The Okanagan is known for its sunny skies and scorching temperatures, so it is not surprising that most activities are outdoors. Well do not worry! There are plenty of other activities around West Kelowna that will still get you out and about for a few hours – beats being stuck in the cottage all day (especially if the kids are nagging to go outside!). Here are our favourites:
Catch a movie at West Kelowna, Landmark 8 Xtreme Cinemas
Everyone loves hitting up their local picture house, so why not take the family out to West Kelowna’s Landmark 8 Xtreme Cinema? This move theatre has Xtreme wrap-around screens and wide rocker seats, as well as RealD 3D (the newest digital 3D technology). Offering several promotions, including special prices during certain days of the week, this cinema is perfect for catching the latest releases.
Get some indoor exercise at Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre
Practice your lengths in the Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquaric Centre in their 25-metre swimming pool. This centre also features a warm soaking pool, hot tub and steam room. If you’re so inclined, hit the fitness centre to get those endorphins flowing!
Rejuvenate at Spa at the Cove
Are you looking for some pampering? Head to Spa at the Cove for a whole range of treatments including facials, hydrotherapy, massages, waxing and manicures. You could spend a whole afternoon relaxing here; leave the Okanagan feeling glamorous!
Get arty at the New Moon Gallery
New Moon Gallery is a beautiful gem of a gallery that acts as a working studio as well as a gallery full of original art work! Art classes are offered year round so this is definitely to check out if you’re looking to try something new. Artist in residence and owner Linda Loves is sure to teach you new techniques or offer an enlightening perspective on her series of artworks.
Learn something new at Westbank Museum or Sncewips Heritage Museum
These two local museums are sure to catch you up on your history of the region. Explore old artefacts from the local area. Check out Sncewips Heritage Museum to gain an in-depth understanding of the Westbank First Nation’s culture, history and artworks.
Hit the Wineries for wine tasting & shopping
Wine tastings are not just for sunny days! Head down to your favourite winery and while away the hours sipping on their new vintage flavours. If you’d rather pick up some wine to take home, then many of the vineyards have small stores that can help you out with this also!
We guarantee that if you follow this list, your rainy days in West Kelowna will never be boring! So what’s your favourite thing to do when it’s wet and cold outside? We would love to hear how our guests spend their time!
For when the weather conditions are happier, check out our 5 things to do in the Okanagan blog post.
Written by Hannah Poaros