During any season, Revelstoke is a city buzzing with activity and historical intrigue. Whether you’re visiting for mountain adventures, water rafting, museums, or simply to explore our charming, historic town, there are plenty of great things to do and see in Revelstoke.
For more information on what to do when you are in town, visit the See Revelstoke tourism site.
The Regent Hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Revelstoke, providing an ideal starting point for your day outings. Just a few minutes off the Trans Canada Highway, our boutique hotel is only a short distance from many great attractions, like the Revelstoke Mountain Resort skiing village and the Mount Revelstoke National Park. The city itself is tucked right along the banks of the Columbia River, on the southern side of the Revelstoke Dam. You’re never far from adventure when you stay with us.
Rich in History and Industry
Founded in the 1880’s as a station town for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Revelstoke’s identity is uniquely tied to its history as an industrial town. Paying homage to this rich history, Revelstoke provides visitors with a selection of great historical and industrial attractions. Train enthusiasts will delight in the many displays at the Revelstoke Railway Museum, showcasing the role of the railway and its workers in Canada’s development. Forestry has also been a prolific industry in Revelstoke, and the BC Interior Forestry Museum is a great place to explore how this industry helped shape our city. Of course, your educational adventure through Revelstoke is not complete without checking out the Revelstoke Dam, a massive hydroelectric dam spanning the Columbia River.
Paradise For Summer Outdoor Enthusiasts
Summer is an exciting time to be in Revelstoke, BC. Our lush, temperate rain forests and massive mountainscapes make our area one of the most beautiful locations to visit during the warmer months. From the rich greens of our golf courses to the vibrant hues of wild flower meadows, the beauty of our local area is sure to leave you breathless. Visitors can stroll through local farmers markets, wind through hiking trails, raft the white water rapids, slide down the Pipe Mountain Coaster, or bike through Revelstoke National Park. After a long outdoor excursion on a sunny day, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing dip in one of our crystal-clear mountain lakes. Visit the Parks Canada site for more information on hiking trails and park grounds not to be missed!
A Winter Wonderland
Revelstoke is renowned as one of North America’s premier winter sports destinations. If you can dream it, we’ve got it - from skiing, snowboarding and fat biking to snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cat skiing and dog sledding. Revelstoke Mountain Resort has exceptional ski, snowboard and tube runs for advanced winter enthusiasts. Looking to learn or refresh your skills? Lessons and rental equipment are available at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. If you’d rather break away from the beaten slopes, try a backcountry tour of our gorgeous snow-clad mountains, or check out the glacial mountain views from above on a grand helicopter tour. Check out our Attractions page for events and more fun winter attractions.
Food, Drinks & Night Life
The night is always young in Revelstoke. With plenty of exciting dining, drinking and partying venues, there’s always something to do after the sun sets. Our hotel’s onsite dining venue,
112 Restaurant & Lounge offers delicious contemporary cuisine, and is just one of many great Revelstoke restaurants. Visitors will also find plenty of funky pubs in the area, including
River City Pub. For dancing and live music events, head over to the upbeat Traverse Night Club, just a short walk from our hotel.
Family Friendly Activities
Revelstoke is a fantastic location for family vacations, with something for visitors of all ages to look forward to. If you’re looking for a somewhere kid-friendly to swim, Revelstoke Aquatic Centre has a 25 metre pool, lazy rivers and fun kids areas. Kids can enjoy sliding down the Pipe Mountain Coaster at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, easy tubing slopes, or a kids beginner skiing class.