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Carla Young

A transplant to the Okanagan from Saskatchewan, Carla works with travel media at Tourism Kelowna. Connecting with passionate Kelowna business operators and introducing them to journalists to share their stories is her favourite thing about her job. When not working, Carla visits the many wineries, breweries, restaurants and trails in and around Kelowna, often with her dog in tow. 

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: Get Outside Everyday

4 min read

Sitting on the shores of Okanagan Lake and surrounded by mountains, Kelowna is the perfect place for those that want to spend time outdoors. The valley creates a microclimate, which means our autumn weather lasts longer and our winters are much milder than other parts of Canada. So, it’s time to start slotting outdoor adventures into your extended stay itinerary.…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: What You Need to Know

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It’s time to start planning your extended stay in our four-season playground. In Kelowna, you'll find great weather throughout the year (with mild weather in the fall and winter), a variety of activity options, and plenty of amenities that will make your stay stress free! Here’s what you need to know to get started…

5 Trail Safety Tips

2 min read

Kelowna has many paths and trails to explore in and around the city. If you’re planning to explore our outdoor playground, be sure to review and follow these tips before heading out…

Elevated and Private Wine Tasting Experiences in Kelowna

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New health and safety protocols mean that many wineries have adapted their practices and have added new, intimate experiences to their roster of services available to guests. Below is a run-down of some of the exciting and fun experiences you can book to get more in-depth during next your wine tasting experience…

The New Wine Tasting Experience

3 min read

Wineries in and around Kelowna are excited to once again welcome visitors for tastings! And with safety the number one priority for guests, wineries throughout the region have adapted their operating procedures…

It's Time to hit the (Extended) Patio!

2 min read

To help businesses operate effectively and ensure proper physical distancing, the City of Kelowna, with the endorsement of the Downtown Kelowna Association, approved a temporary closure of Bernard Avenue to vehicle traffic beginning June 29, 2020, and running through to September 7, 2020…

Tourist in Your Own Town: Pandosy

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I moved to Kelowna from the prairies and since arriving here I can’t get enough of the amazing views, hiking trails, great wineries, restaurants and breweries, and the friendly people in the city. The weather has also been quite a treat! With all that being said, until recently, I hadn’t had the chance to really explore the Pandosy area, but now I have and here are some of my favourite things about the area…

Some Good Kelowna News

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One thing that has become clear during the past few months is that Kelowna is full of creative, generous, and caring people and businesses. In celebration of all the good deeds and fun initiatives that have and continue to happen, here is a handful of some good news we’ve come across…