Here are three itineraries for every type of traveller.


Bold & Beautiful

Morning: Go fishing, hiking or skiing with one of our bold local guides.

Afternoon: Take a beautiful, scenic walk around the city and see the sculptures that are responsible for Castlegar being named the Sculpture Capital of Canada.

Night: Eat at any number of familiar restaurants and then go see a movie.

Here for longer? Enjoy a stroll around the beautiful Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park, lie on the natural beaches at Millennium Park, see some bold artwork at the Kootenay Gallery, and spot colourful songbirds on the mellow Selkirk College hiking trails.


Lost & Found

Morning: Lose yourself in a heritage tour of the city and visit the Doukhobor Discovery Centre and the Train Station Museum.

Afternoon: Visit the hydroelectric dams and find out how they keep Castlegar and a lot of the pacific northwest lit up.

Night: Visit a local neighbourhood pub and get lost in the delicious flavours of the local brews and fare.

Here for longer? Be sure to spend time in Millennium Park, walk the Brilliant Suspension Bridge, find the Verigin Memorial Park, get out on the water for some paddling or fishing, go swimming or skating at the Recreation Complex, and lose yourself in our many downtown shops.


Out & About

Morning: Get outside! Go hiking, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing or paddling.

Afternoon: Take your fun inside and try the waterslide at the Recreation Complex.

Night: Chat about your day’s adventures over a delicious meal: there’s everything from authentic Indian and Greek to locally brewed beer on offer.

Here for longer? Be sure to float or paddle the Slocan River, get out and about in the backcountry, visit one of the five waterfalls in the area, and enjoy skiing at the two downhill resorts that are 30 minutes from the city.