Revelstoke, a year round vacation spot, is a mountain paradise high in the Kootenay Rockies and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in all of British Columbia. Regardless the time of year, Revelstoke caters to its visitors and guarantees an incredible vacation experience. Its rich heritage of native culture can be enjoyed and experienced by immersing yourself in the year-round pageants of history, arts, festivals and lively entertainment. Enjoy the breathtaking views of rugged mountains, glistening glaciers, lush forests, tumbling waterfalls and crystal clear lakes -a photographer's paradise. Visit the Victorian era heritage buildings now being restored to their original splendor. Close to the ski mountains are a number of interesting museums, including the Railway Museum, the Revelstoke Museum and the famous Fireman's Museum. Visit Craigdarroch Castle, an imposing Victorian mansion. Upon reaching the Tower, enjoy the panoramic views of Victoria, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the snow capped Olympic Mountains. Rent a canoe and glide silently and effortlessly through morning mists and dense evergreen forests, enjoying the simple things in life, like the call of a loon or the splash of a jumping fish. Take a walking tour; there are many self guided theme tours, such as Happy Haunting and Forbidden City, both sure to be a favorite with kids and adults alike.