Cultural Remedies

Things To Do

To truly unwind, some of our visitors go in search of knowledge, experience and the cultural history of our region. From guided tours to experiential settings with local first nations groups, the Valley comes from a rich history we’re delighted to share with visitors.

Columbia Valley Arts Council
Invermere On The Lake

Experience a diverse offering of gallery exhibitions, Cinefest films, concerts and special events from the Columbia Valley Arts Council

Shuswap First Nation
Invermere On The Lake

Get to know the rich First Nations cultural heritage of the Columbia Valley from the keepers of the land

Invermere Art Walk
Invermere On The Lake

Discover and re-discover art in the Columbia Valley through local galleries on Fridays through the summer months

Arrowhead Brewing Company
Invermere On The Lake

Stop for a pint at Arrowhead Brewing Company, relax and ignite your passion for craft beer

Windermere Valley Museum
Invermere On The Lake

Make sure to stop by the Windermere Valley Museum to explore heritage buildings and special exhibits along with its grassy shaded grounds

Akisqnuk First Nation
Windermere

Learn about the Akisqnuk First Nation, a vibrant Aboriginal community located near Windermere

Radium Woodcarver
Radium Hot Springs

Visit the Radium Woodcarver – House of a Thousand Faces – and meet Rolf Heer, Radium’s most colourful resident and artist

Kootenay National Park
Radium Hot Springs

Take a guided natural history tours of Kootenay National Park or spend the day exploring its canyons and waterfalls

Beeland Market
Spillimacheen just north of Radium Hot Springs

Get honey and other gourmet foods and natural products from local honey maker at the Beeland Market

Columbia River Headwaters
Canal Flats just south of Fairmont Hot Springs

Visit the headwaters (Columbia Lake) to the Columbia River, which flows north through the entire Columbia Valley

Radium Visitors Centre
Radium Hot Springs

Find everything you need to discover Radium Hot Springs and the Columbia Valley at the Radium Visitor’s Centre

SELECT YOUR ACTIVE RELEASE THERAPY

Body & Mind Renewal

In addition to world-renowned natural mineral hot springs, unwinding could mean the most traditional definition: spas, and we’ve got them. Whether the focal point of your recovery from City Stress Condition™ or as a complement to one of other active release therapies available in our Valley.

Outdoor Escapes

Well known for its golf and skiing, the Columbia Valley in southeast British Columbia is also home to hiking, mountain biking and paragliding in the Summer months as well as sledding/snowmobiling in the mountains or skating on the Whiteway and more in Winter.

Cultural Remedies

To truly unwind, some of our visitors go in search of knowledge, experience and the cultural history of our region. From guided tours to experiential settings with local first nations groups, the Valley comes from a rich history we’re delighted to share with visitors.

Culinary Cures

City Stress Condition™ is uniquely addressed through our variety of culinary options. Charcuterie platters, gelato, or the renowned Kicking Horse Coffee Company, there are as many options as there are palette preferences.

Retail Therapy

If you’re looking for an activity that’s a little more low key search out our thriving retail therapy options, including unique clothing stores, galleries or art walks to de-stress.

Events

The Columbia Valley has events to help you unwind throughout the year.