Summer in Revelstoke: Family Itinerary

If you need a destination for your summer getaway that has something for everyone in the family, then look no further than Revelstoke in British Columbia. Revelstoke warms up for summer, becoming an adventure playground with opportunities for outdoor activities around every corner. We’ve put together the itinerary for your family-friendly holiday! 


Day 1 


Upon arrival, you can take in the amazing views as you wind your way into the town tucked between the Monashee and Selkirk Mountain Ranges. Check-in and get settled. Check out Sandman Hotel Revelstoke for a great base for your stay, with on-site dining at Denny’s and swimming pools for the kids.  

If you have time, check out the national parks in the area. Mount Revelstoke National Park offers great beginner, family-friendly walks at The Meadows in the Sky Parkway. This is the only mountain in the national park system that you can summit just a short walk from your car, providing incredible views as you go. You can return to Sandman to get a great night’s sleep in the famously comfy beds before a busy few days! 

Revelstoke in Summer

PC: Parks & Trips


Day 2 


Check out the endless activities at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Get tickets for the number one summer attraction – the Pipe Mountain Coaster. This family-friendly ride allows you to control your speed, making it ideal for people of all ages. Make the most of your family visit with the Play All Day Pass, which includes access to the Pipe Mountain Coaster, along with numerous other activities such as the Aerial Adventure Park, Disc Golf Course, axe throwing, as well as hiking and sightseeing trails at the top of the Revelation Gondola. 

After a day of non-stop activity, you can get great food right on the mountain at Rockford Bar|Grill or Mackenzie Common Tavern. 

Pipe Mountain Coaster

PC: Revelstoke Mountain Resort


Day 3 


Get your daily coffee fix from La Baguette, ideally located in the heart of the town. Then it’s time to head out on the water of Revy’s lakes, rivers and streams. Wild Blue Yonder offer 3 white water rafting trips, ranging from rapids to pirate adventures! If paddle-boarding or canoeing is what you’re into, check out Great Canadian Tours to discover hidden beaches and pristine waterfalls and creeks.  

You can enjoy a great meal for adults and kids alike at Old School Eatery to finish off another fun-filled day. 

On the water in Revelstoke

PC: Tourism Revelstoke


Day 4 


Final day of adventure! What better way to finish off a fantastic trip than with a day of mountain-biking on world class terrain. The Revelstoke mountain biking scene is legendary for the ease of alpine backcountry access, fun and flowy cross-country mountain biking trails, and downhill mountain biking. With trails for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders, Revelstoke has it all. Revelstoke Mountain Resort offer a selection of trails that will not disappoint. The trail-building team has put a lot of heart into curating the best aspects of the land and turning them into a progressive mix of epic downhill descents and picturesque enduro climbs and loops. 

You can fuel up on food on the go at the mid-mountain dining options–Revelation Lodge and Mackenzie Outpost. 

Mountain biking in Revelstoke

PC: Revelstoke Mountain Resort/Tom Poole

Revelstoke abounds natural beauty, and through these 4 days of fun, adventure and relaxation, you and your family will get to experience the best that Revelstoke has to offer in the summertime. It really is a one-stop shop for an unforgettable family getaway!