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Revelstoke, A Mountain Paradise

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Situated in the heart of the Selkirk and Monashee Mountain Ranges, Revelstoke is one of British Columbia’s adventure gems.

An extremely popular destination for all types of recreation seekers, Revelstoke is able to offer an adventure experience for the whole family. Whether it is a leisurely stroll through historic downtown, an afternoon hike through the flower covered meadows on Mount Revelstoke, or a thrilling ride down Revelstoke Mountain Ski Resort’s 3,121 acres of skiable terrain, you are sure to find an activity that interests you.

When travelling to the Kootenay region, and specifically Revelstoke, vacationers typically arrive with one main purpose, outdoor adventure! In the summer time visitors can experience hiking, mountain biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, and much more. And the best part is that it only gets more exciting once the first snow fall comes. With activities such as downhill, cross-country and heli skiing along with snowshoeing, tobogganing and curling right outside your front door, it is no wonder Revelstoke has become one of the most popular winter vacation destinations in Canada. The fact that is has some of Canada’s most breathtaking scenery only adds to the beauty.

The majority of this scenery comes when visiting Mount Revelstoke National Park. Containing stands of old-growth forest, and housing a small protected herd of the threatened mountain caribou as well as providing a habitat for grizzly bears, Mount Revelstoke National Park is an excuse all in itself to visit the region. And with a quick trip down the Trans-Canada Highway, one can experience the many wonders of Glacier National Park which is home to Rogers Pass and the Hemlock Grove Boardwalk Trail.

In the heart of this quaint mountain city are three spectacular Revelstoke bed and breakfasts that are awaiting your arrival. No matter what your purpose may be while visiting Revelstoke, your accommodation needs are sure to be met while you are there.