Kelowna is a very beautiful city in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia and it is home to nearly 200,000 residents. Kelowna is most known for its outdoor activities and it is a city that centers on tourism and the service industry. The summers here are hot and dry while it is very snowing and cool here in the winter. Some of the most popular outdoor activities in Kelowna in the summertime are wake boarding, golfing, boating, mountain biking and hiking. Popular wintertime activities in Kelowna include skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.
Some of the cities most known landmarks are the SOPA Gallery of Fine Arts, the Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kasugai Gardens and the Kelowna Farmers Market that happens here every year from April until October. There are also many internationally recognized wineries in Kelowna such as the acclaimed Mission Hill Winery in West Kelowna.