Winter Holiday Location: a sleepy but beautiful Ski/Golf resort in Kimberley BC Canada

Take a breather and check out this still fairly unknown winter-holiday destination. If you hate to stay in line for hours for the ski lift or restaurants then this is the right place for you to bring your family to. There are 68 runes from black diamond to green beginner slopes here as well – there’s definitely something for everybody!

Kimberley is a beautiful small resort town that has a nice friendly charm to it. The town itself is nestled in the Purcell Mountains of the East Kootenays in British Columbia Canada. So how the heck do you get here? Don’t worry as the local airport is only 20 minutes away, where you can easily connect to Calgary or Vancouver or if you’re feeling adventurous, you can also drive here from Idaho, Montana, or Alberta for about 3 to 4 hours – not bad right?

If you want to get away from the daily hustle and bustle of your life then look no further as this town is where you need to be in this holidays. The ski hill is just a 5-min drive from the quaint shops in the Bavarian non driving square but if you didn’t bring your car, there is always a shuttle bus available.

You can stay right at the ski hill in one of the hotels like "The Trickle Creek Lodge " check in a condo or vacation Chalet which are also all on the hill. If you don’t like Alpine skiing there is a great Nordic Center by the hill as well that you can check out. Other activities that you can enjoy are the snowshoe, sleep in an Igloo, skate, tour ski , a sled dog tour, or heli ski – just take your pick as all these are a phone call away.

When you are all done with all the great activities, make sure to enjoy a serving of the hot choco. Aside from being a great Christmas retreat, this place is also ideal for your other holiday vacations so make sure to book a trip! There are three first-class golf courses within a 5 to 10-min drive, there’s also hiking, whitewater rafting, swimming, mountain biking, mountain climbing etc. Kimberley is a great family resort town with activities for everyone. See you soon on the slopes here in my hometown eh?

written by dyluzo on 2010-12-24 #places #holiday #canada #skiing #snowboarding #location #festive #travel-destination #kimberley #winter-sport #purcell-mountains #british-columbia #family-resort

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