The Best of Revelstoke Summer 2016

This video presents “The Best of Revelstoke” a panorama of tourist attractions from Revelstoke to Sorrento, along the Trans-Canada highway. Prepare to be enchanted and amazed by a dazzling combination of natural wonders, a vibrant heritage, and a dynamic economy! It’s a revelation! It’s Revelstoke, in the heart of beautiful British Columbia! So, what’s your […]

Coast Hillcrest Hotel

You’ll be hard pressed to find a place in the world more beautiful than Revelstoke. At least in our humble opinion. And at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel, you’ll be able to appreciate the gorgeous views this area offers, even after you return from your daily adventures. Nestled at the base of the spectacular Selkirk and […]

Revelstoke Golf Club

Golfers go weak at the knees – when they behold the spectacular Revelstoke Golf Club.  This 18-hole public championship course meanders over 6-thousand yards along the Columbia River – with snow-capped mountains framing your every stroke!  The Revelstoke golf club features a full practice facility — and lessons. Check out the beverage cart, it’s always […]

Revelstoke Railway Museum

  The Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society was formed in 1988 with a dream of bringing railway history back to Revelstoke. A group of local business persons, rail fans, model railroaders, retired CPR employees and members of the Selkirk Division of the Canadian Railway Historical Association (CHRA). This group envisioned a Museum built in Revelstoke featuring […]

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Coast Hillcrest Hotel

Coast Hillcrest Hotel

You’ll be hard pressed to find a place in the world more beautiful than Revelstoke. At least in our humble opinion. And at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel, you’ll be able to appreciate the gorgeous views this area offers, even after you return from your daily adventures. Nestled at the base of the spectacular Selkirk and Monashee Mountains, you’ll feel away from it all while being just a few minutes drive from Revelstoke’s city center. We provide the perfect jumping off point for hiking, fishing, heli-skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and a whole lot more. Our full-service hotel features two superb restaurants to choose from, depending on your mood: The Begbie Dining Room showcases local and international cuisine, and the Mountain Guides Lounge for a more casual, hearty fare. Or, maybe you just want to relax in the privacy of your own room and enjoy the view. If so, our room service won’t disappoint. While you’re here, be sure to take advantage of the outdoor Jacuzzi, Repose Day Spa and fitness center.
The Coast Hillcrest Hotel recently completed a multi million dollar renovation to all 75 guest rooms. With the leisure and business traveler in mind, the guest rooms include a well-designed work area, an ergonomic chair, task lighting and electrical outlet’s where guests need them. The guest rooms now have laminate floors and stand up glass showers available in all rooms. To complement the new design we have incorporated the use of granite and marble throughout each room, from the bathroom counters to the thresholds. Inspired by nature the room décor features organic patterns and fresh colors, blending wood tones with bright pops of color

We are certified Pet-Friendly www.hillcresthotel.com

The Best of Revelstoke Summer 2016

The Best of Revelstoke Summer 2016

This video presents “The Best of Revelstoke” a panorama of tourist attractions from Revelstoke to Sorrento, along the Trans-Canada highway. Prepare to be enchanted and amazed by a dazzling combination of natural wonders, a vibrant heritage, and a dynamic economy! It’s a revelation! It’s Revelstoke, in the heart of beautiful British Columbia!
So, what’s your summertime pleasure? Hiking, mountain biking, riding the trails on an ATV, fishing , water sports you’ll find it all in Revelstoke! Wander downtown and take in unique shops and dining spots! Explore the Farmers’ Market in Grizzly Plaza with its fresh local produce, scrumptious baked goods, and fine crafts! Say, you may have to stay awhile to take it all in and we can take care of that, too! So, away we go into Revelstoke, “gateway to mountain adventure!”

Zalas Steak House Summer 2016

Zalas Steak House Summer 2016

Come on in to Zalas Steakhouse at 1601 Victoria Road, Revelstoke, British Columbia for some of the best steaks, ribs, pizza and seafood between Calgary and Vancouver. This newly renovated restaurant is one of the best in Revelstoke with warmth, hospitality, and of course, great food! Cozy up to the bar, then sit down to a hearty meal –And fill up the other side of your plate with a hearty selection from Zalas’ always-fresh salad bar. This is the place. And remember, at Zalas Steakhouse – you never leave hungry. Check out our web site at www.zalasrestaurant.ca

 

Avalanche Canada Winter 2015

November 25, 2015 Revelstoke No Comments
Avalanche Canada Winter 2015

Avalanche Canada is a non-government, not-for-profit organization dedicated to public avalanche safety. We issue daily avalanche forecasts throughout the winter for much of the mountainous regions of western Canada, providing this free information via our website and our app, Avalanche Canada Mobile. We also coordinate and deliver avalanche awareness and education programs, provide curriculum and support to instructors of Avalanche Canada training programs, act as a central point-of-contact for avalanche information, and work closely with many different avalanche research projects, both at home and abroad. Go to our website www.avalanche.ca

The Shuswap Lifestyle

October 30, 2015 Cool Stuff No Comments
The Shuswap Lifestyle

Welcome!  We are an online resource for events in the Shuswap.

The Shuswap Lifestyle…an eclectic blend of diverse people, landscapes and experiences…

Find an event now! Go to www.ShuswapEvent.com and start your new lifestyle.

Enjoy discovering the wonderful things to do in the Shuswap!!

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City of Revelstoke

City of Revelstoke

Revelstoke offers lots to see and do – for residents, and visitors too! Relax and “chill out” at the aquatic centre. Park your RV at Williamson Lake Campground.
Bikers and hikers love the Columbia River trail! And street festivals are a treat, every evening at Grizzly Plaza!
The City of Revelstoke now offers a public Art Walking Tour – your guide to local art in and around downtown Revelstoke. Pick up a brochure from the Visitor’s Centre at 301 Victoria Road West. Make this summer, the best summer ever – in Revelstoke!

Shuswap Lake Estates

Shuswap Lake Estates

A lifestyle dream come true!  Affordable lakeview properties amid spectacular  mountain vistas!    Shuswap Lake Estates is a complete community with everything you need and there’s a medical clinic on the way. There are plenty of ‘perks,’ right outside your front door!  Stop by the sales office, just off the Trans Canada Highway, for more information … Continue Reading

Village Idiot Bar & Grill

January 10, 2014 Food & Drink No Comments
Village Idiot Bar & Grill

The Village Idiot Bar and Grill serves up great meals, above and beyond the standard pub fare.  Watch the game and have a drink, or bring the family for a memorable meal at a reasonable price.  Come in and enjoy the friendly and casual atmosphere of the Village Idiot Bar and Grill. The Village Idiot now delivers! Call ­­­­­­­­837-6240

Things to do in Revelstoke

December 9, 2013 Shopping, Stuff to Do No Comments
Things to do in Revelstoke

Let’s take a moment for a quick peek at some exciting and interesting things to see and do in Revelstoke. Naturally, fun in the snow tops the list for winter adventure in Revelstoke. The local powder is a downhiller’s dream—- for a real rush, try heli-and-cat skiing!  And there’s snow-shoeing, dog-sledding, snowmobiling and back-country trekking. You know, anytime of the year is a good time for a ‘dip’ at the Revelstoke Aquatic Centre –featuring a 25-metre pool, a wet ‘n wild waterslide, a wading pool for the kids, and the always-popular ‘lazy river!’  Revelstoke embraces the present and future, but also remembers days gone by. The Revelstoke Museum and Archives celebrates the history and heritage of this dynamic community.  At the Revelstoke Railway Museum – Canada’s railway past comes to life through fascinating exhibits and artifacts, including a restored CPR steam locomotive. The creative side of Revelstoke is on display at Art First – an independent gallery, owned and operated by the North Columbia Artists’ Cooperative showcasing the region’s finest painters, sculptors, jewelers and photographers. Find out more about the Revelstoke experience – drop by the Visitor Information Centre or google seerevelstoke.com.

Pharmasave Revelstoke

Pharmasave Revelstoke

For a quarter-century, Pharmasave Revelstoke has served the community tending to all prescription needs, and offering a full range of healthcare and beauty products. But wait, there’s more!  In the photolab, download the ‘revy photo app’  and have those smartphone pics sent straight to the printer.

Find the perfect summer souvenir in the expanded gift department. And browse through the cosmetic section featuring stylish fashion accessories, clothing and handbags.  Live well with Pharmasave Revelstoke at 307 Victoria Road, open  seven days a week.Check out our website at www.pharmasaverevelstoke.com

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The Shuswap Lifestyle

October 30, 2015

The Shuswap Lifestyle

Welcome!  We are an online resource for events in the Shuswap. The Shuswap Lifestyle…an eclectic blend of diverse people, landscapes and experiences… Find an event now! Go to www.ShuswapEvent.com and start your new lifestyle. Enjoy discovering the wonderful things to do in the Shuswap!!

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Coast Hillcrest Hotel

May 5, 2016

Coast Hillcrest Hotel

You’ll be hard pressed to find a place in the world more beautiful than Revelstoke. At least in our humble opinion. And at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel, you’ll be able to appreciate the gorgeous views this area offers, even after you return from your daily adventures. Nestled at the base of the spectacular Selkirk and […]

Shuswap Lake Estates

June 22, 2014

Shuswap Lake Estates

A lifestyle dream come true!  Affordable lakeview properties amid spectacular  mountain vistas!    Shuswap Lake Estates is a complete community with everything you need and there’s a medical clinic on the way. There are plenty of ‘perks,’ right outside your front door!  Stop by the sales office, just off the Trans Canada Highway, for more information

Revelstoke Golf Club

June 10, 2012

Revelstoke Golf Club

Golfers go weak at the knees – when they behold the spectacular Revelstoke Golf Club.  This 18-hole public championship course meanders over 6-thousand yards along the Columbia River – with snow-capped mountains framing your every stroke!  The Revelstoke golf club features a full practice facility — and lessons. Check out the beverage cart, it’s always […]

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

December 25, 2011

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

For decades, helicopter and cat skiers from around the world have flocked to Revelstoke, BC, attracted by its perfect powder, varied alpine terrain and quaint mountain community. Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing was the company of choice for guests who wanted the ultimate heli ski vacation, with over 50 feet of annual snow, 200,000 hectares (500,000 […]

Halcyon Hot Springs

November 23, 2011

Halcyon Hot Springs

Halcyon Hot Springs Village & Spa is first class lakeshore resort located between Revelstoke and Nakusp, in the incredible Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The hot springs at Halcyon have long been known to have world renowned healing waters. Come experience all this unique Canadian resort has to offer… outdoor activities, spa, gourmet dining […]

Winter in Revelstoke

October 21, 2011

Winter in Revelstoke

Welcome to Revelstoke, a winter wilderness and wonderland where mountain trails rise beyond and forever and pristine powder delivers ‘downhill’ thrills! Revelstoke is also a wilderness tamed! After a day of fun in the snow savour good cheer and delicious dining in one of Revelstoke’s many fine pubs and restaurants. And there’s ‘extreme shopping’ in […]

D-Dutchmen Dairy

June 22, 2010

D-Dutchmen Dairy

Not only does D-Dutchmen Dairy, in Sicamous,  make some of the finest ice cream you’ll ever enjoy – a visit to their Sicamous farm lets you see their amazing menagerie of animals and birds.  Their ice cream is also available all over the Shuswap.  Check out their website at www.dutchmendairy.ca

3 Valley Gap

June 18, 2010

3 Valley Gap

Heading 18 km west of Revelstoke through the Eagle Pass watch for a spectacular sight the stately Three Valley Lake Chateau & Heritage Ghost Town.  Stay awhile at this gorgeous mountain retreat. Take the self guided tour of the Ghost Town, and visit the Antique Car Museum. Get airborne and soar above the spectacular Monashee […]

Revelstoke Railway Museum

December 4, 2009

Revelstoke Railway Museum

  The Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society was formed in 1988 with a dream of bringing railway history back to Revelstoke. A group of local business persons, rail fans, model railroaders, retired CPR employees and members of the Selkirk Division of the Canadian Railway Historical Association (CHRA). This group envisioned a Museum built in Revelstoke featuring […]

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

December 3, 2009

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Welcome to Revelstoke Mountain Resort For decades, helicopter and cat skiers from around the world have flocked to Revelstoke, BC, attracted by its perfect powder, varied alpine terrain and quaint mountain community. Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing was the company of choice for guests who wanted the ultimate heli ski vacation, with over 50 feet of […]

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The Best of Revelstoke Summer 2016

May 5, 2016

The Best of Revelstoke Summer 2016

This video presents “The Best of Revelstoke” a panorama of tourist attractions from Revelstoke to Sorrento, along the Trans-Canada highway. Prepare to be enchanted and amazed by a dazzling combination of natural wonders, a vibrant heritage, and a dynamic economy! It’s a revelation! It’s Revelstoke, in the heart of beautiful British Columbia! So, what’s your […]

City of Revelstoke

August 13, 2014

City of Revelstoke

Revelstoke offers lots to see and do – for residents, and visitors too! Relax and “chill out” at the aquatic centre. Park your RV at Williamson Lake Campground. Bikers and hikers love the Columbia River trail! And street festivals are a treat, every evening at Grizzly Plaza! The City of Revelstoke now offers a public […]

Regent Hotel

December 12, 2012

Regent Hotel

So much to see and do in Revelstoke, so why not stay awhile? Make the Regent Hotel your home-base downtown, and enjoy every attraction to the fullest. Beautifully-appointed rooms– and warm, western hospitality – make the Revelstoke experience even more special. Delicious dining too – in the Mount Begbie Breakfast Café, the River City Pub, […]

Big Eddy Market

December 12, 2012

Big Eddy Market

A day on the trails has to start at the Big Eddy Market!  Before riding out on your winter adventure, fuel up at the only licensed dealer of ‘marked premium’ in Revelstoke.  They also now offer diesel and snowmobile rentals.  Grab a ‘sub’ for a delicious lunch break or,  drop in for a great breakfast […]

The Burner Bar & Grill

September 8, 2010

The Burner Bar & Grill

The fully licensed Restaurant and Liquor store are built inside a once fully operational sawmill waste burner. Now refurbished the 75 feet high and 75 feet wide burner houses an impressive collection of antique forestry equipment as well as massive wood beams and logs. Cozy up to the open log fireplace on a cold winters day or bask in the […]

Why Brent Veideman Lives Here

January 25, 2010

Why Brent Veideman Lives Here

Brent Veideman is a man that has spent his whole life on motorized vehicles. He rides with the pros and climbs up mountains with the pros. Brent’s career started when he was a little boy playing around with his father’s camera and snowmobiles—little did he know that would one day turn into a career. Like […]

Mt. Begbie Brewing Co

December 15, 2009

Mt. Begbie Brewing Co

Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. is located in beautiful Revelstoke, a small town with rich history, in the heart of British Columbia’s spectacular Columbia mountain range. The company is named after Mt. Begbie, a majestic glacial mountain that dominates the Revelstoke skyline. In turn, the mountain is named after Matthew “Hanging Judge” Begbie, a colorful character […]

Zalas Steakhouse

December 13, 2009

Zalas Steakhouse

Zalas Steakhouse, at 1601 Victoria Road in Revelstoke, BC has the best steak and seafood between Calgary and Vancouver.  Come on in for a real taste of Revelstoke hospitality and of course great food. Open daily at 4:30 pm. (Watch Video)

Old Wooden Head

December 1, 2009

Old Wooden Head

Quoted from the sign in front of Woodenhead: Woodenhead’ was created in the 1930’s by local resident Peter Fuoco in his free time while working on the Big Bend Highway Project. Using a double bitted axe and some chisels, he decided to try his hand a sculpting. Government Officials were so impressed with the creation, […]