Skip to main content

Things To Do In Vernon

Sandman Hotel & Suites Vernon is located in a distinctly welcoming destination surrounded by an abundance of things to do and see. To enhance your stay, we have compiled a local guide of nearby attractions and activities to thrill every member of your family.

Okanagan Lake

Get out for a day filled with water and beach fun when you check out the 135 kilometres that make up the Okanagan Lake. From the front doors of Sandman Hotel & Suites Vernon, you’re a quick 8 km away from lounging on the beach, exploring parks and waterparks, boating, and scuba diving.

Kalamalka Lake

For one of the most natural and undeveloped parks in Northern Okanagan, visit Kalamalka Lake. It’s named ‘Lake of a Thousand Colours’, and its beach is one of the most popular in the area. Situated along the Coldstream Valley, it’s also home to Kal Beach, Cosens Bay Beach, Jade Bay Beach, Juniper Bay Beach, Kekuli Bay Beach, Kirkland Park Beach, and on the south end, Kaloya Regional Park Beach. The best part, all of this is just 5 km from Sandman Hotel & Suites Vernon.

Okanagan Rail Trail

Only 20 minutes from your comfy stay at Sandman Hotel & Suites Vernon, find yourself exploring one of the newest trails in the area. The 24 km Okanagan Rail Trail—opened in 2016—is home to numerous bird species, plants, and other wildlife.

Sovereign Lake Nordic Club

When winter is upon us, there’s no better place to go cross-country skiing than Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, located a kilometre from Sandman Hotel & Suites Vernon.