Book a cheap flight to Kelowna, the largest inland city in British Columbia, and you’ll see why the local amenities keep visitors coming back here. Okanagan Lake is a massive, bustling haven for water enthusiasts in the summer; Big White ski resort draws skiers from all over the world in the winter.
Summers are hot – temperatures can reach well into the 30s (Celsius) – but humidity isn’t an issue; winters are cold and snowfall can be heavy. June is the month of heaviest rainfall.
When to fly to Kelowna
If you’re looking for outdoor summer fun, come in July or August, as heavy rains fall in June. If you’re heading to the mountains in the winter, come in December or January, the months of greatest snowfall.
Getting around Kelowna
Kelowna is very pedestrian and bike friendly, particularly in the downtown area. But visitors can also choose to rent cars.
Kelowna insider information
Due to its natural setting, the city is prone to the threat of wildfires. Visitors should keep in mind that this can mean campfire bans in the summers.