Picture this: you’re cradling a toasty mug of coffee while you gaze out your window onto a sprawling vista of snow-capped peaks. Your day’s itinerary is stacked with outdoor escapades, powder-fueled adventure, and unwinding at the end of it all with a locally crafted nightcap. It’s the winter getaway that will remind you why you love the season, and it’s more accessible than you think!

Revelstoke, BC, is one of the world’s most coveted mountain escapes. It’s got legendary powder and big terrain all the way down to small-town charm. It’s the kind of vacation that lets you slow down and appreciate the small joys of living – plus, the photos are enough to strike envy in the hearts of even the most zealous Instagram curators. 

Revelstoke Mountain Resort is a bucket-list destination for people around the world, and lucky us because this winter wonderland is having an early bird sale to help you score the ultimate snowy escape for less. 

Here are 6 reasons to book a trip to Revelstoke Mountain Resort, what to do while you’re there, and how you can save up to 40% off!

Challenge Yourself with Winter Sports

Naturally, one of the biggest winter attractions is Revelstoke Mountain Resort, located on Mount Mackenzie, famous for having the most vertical in North America at 1,713 metres. There’s diverse terrain for all skill levels, stunning views, and record-breaking snowfall for a near-limitless supply of fresh powder. 

There are countless runs for skiing and snowboarding at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. If you’re feeling particularly daring, you can book yourself a Heli day through Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing. If you need a break from the vert, you can try a day of Nordic skiing or snowshoeing available in town.

Finally, if you really want something to write home about, try a dog sledding tour for a unique experience you’ll never forget.

Refuel at the Resort

After a long day of carving up the slopes, you’ve got to rest, refuel, and unwind… before you do it all again the next day! 

If you’re mid-run and your tummy starts growling, then you can’t miss out on an opportunity to stop at Mackenzie Outpost. It’s perched at the top of the gondola and offers the absolute best views in town – plus, the burgers are amazing.  

For an après-ski treat, stop by the Mackenzie Tavern & enjoy food truck-style food, local brews, and even a shot ski if the mood strikes.

When the day is finally over, and you’re fully ready to change out of your boots and enjoy the sweet relief of normal shoes again, send the day off in style at the Rockford Bar and Grill. It’s located at the base of the mountain and in the heart of Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Trade shredding stories with your crew and enjoy a diverse menu and delicious hand-crafted cocktails.

Soak in the Hot Springs

There’s nothing better for sore muscles than an indulgent, relaxing soak in a hot spring. There’s plenty to choose from at Revelstoke, too! If you drive south on Highway 23, you’ll hit Halcyon Hot Springs, which offers luxury accommodations surrounded by nature. Overlook Upper Arrow Lake as you unwind in the mineral spring surrounded by snow-dusted pines.  

If you head to the west, you’ll find Crazy Creek Hot Pools. These hot springs are located on a historical site dating back to the late 1800s, which was once a small mountain town called Taft. Finally, if you don’t mind skiing or taking a snowmobile tour to get there, check out Halfway Hot Springs, where the journey is as rewarding as the destination. 

Explore the Downtown Food Scene 

In the mood to explore downtown Revy? You’ll probably work up an appetite, which is great because there are plenty of yummy eats off the mountain, too! If you’re a caffeine fiend, then you can start your day off at Dose Coffee, a well-known local roaster with a cozy atmosphere and adorable merch to commemorate your visit. 

If you love your lunchtime comfort food, then you can’t go wrong with The Taco Club. This spot is located in the ultra-photogenic historical downtown Revelstoke. Aside from aesthetics, the food is delicious, the margaritas divine, and there are even gluten-free options for those with sensitive stomachs.   

Finally, for the full mountain town experience, stop by The Village Idiot for a fun après-ski atmosphere and an unreal selection of craft brews. The decor is eclectic and leaves nothing to the imagination. There are barstools made out of skis and mountain culture memorabilia on every wall. If you don’t feel like changing out of your thermals before grabbing a bite, this is the place to go.

Browse Local Shops

If you need a breather in between ski days, then there is a lot of local shopping downtown to keep your attention. Upgrade your gear at one of the many, many ski shops, or browse a curated selection of fashion, gifts, beauty, food, and more at the Resort shops and downtown. If you’re looking for the ultimate Revelstoke souvenir, be sure to stop by the shops at the Resort!

Walking through historic downtown Revelstoke is a treat in and of itself. You could spend an entire day promenading along the streets, staring at vintage storefronts set against the dramatic mountain background. Explore the local art scene at one of the galleries, stroll through the outdoor alley art walk, or simply enjoy the atmosphere of the town. 

Enjoy Small Town Vibes

 

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Mountain towns move at a different pace, and there’s no better way to unwind on a winter vacation than by taking things slow. Revelstoke knows how to keep you in the moment with a walkable downtown, picturesque storefronts, luxe spas galore, and friendly locals ready to welcome you to Revy life. 

Inspired? Well, that’s perfect because now you can take advantage of Revelstoke’s early booking deals. Book your Revelstoke winter vacation by November 15th and get up to 40% off on lift tickets, lodging, rentals, lessons, and more.

We’ll see you on the slopes.

REVELSTOKE MOUNTAIN RESORT

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