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CRESTON Valley

THE HIDDEN GEM OF THE KOOTENAYS

 

Welcome to Creston, a charming destination in the heart of the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada, known for it’s stunning natural beauty, majestic mountains, winding rivers, serene lakes, vibrant wetlands, and picturesque farmlands -  the perfect backdrop for unforgettable experiences!

 

Embark on scenic trails, paddle along tranquil waterways, explore rich wetlands on a wildlife tour, enjoy some fishing or a round of golf. For relaxation, indulge in local wineries, live music, theatre performances, art galleries, and museums. Shop at quaint boutiques & artisan studios and discover one-of-a-kind treasures. Satisfy your taste buds with fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and wines from local farms, fruit stands, wineries, and the bustling Farmers Market. Recharge at cafes and restaurants offering delectable dishes crafted from fresh local ingredients, or visit welcoming breweries, pubs, and cocktail lounges for a refreshing beverage.

 

Discover a haven of natural splendour, abundant recreational opportunities, cultural richness, delicious local cuisine, and warm hospitality here in beautiful Creston, British Columbia!

 

Nestled between the majestic Selkirk and Purcell Mountains, Creston BC sits just 10 kilometres north of the U.S. border and at the southern tip of Kootenay Lake. This fertile valley is abundant with lush fruit orchards and vineyards, a testament to its rich agricultural heritage. Boasting one of the mildest climates in British Columbia, it serves as an enticing year-round destination. Come, explore, and discover the unique charm of Creston!

Looking for things to do in Creston, BC? From wine tours and yoga to farmers' markets and campfires, from the sweetness of local honey to even sweeter fruit stands, this historic and well-loved region of British Columbia has something for everyone. With its unique culture and art, decadent food and wine, epic recreation and trails, and grounding health and wellness opportunities, you'll understand its allure once you arrive.

With the Creston Valley’s long tradition of growing great food, you can bet that we know good eating! And we like to know that our visitors enjoy every meal they experience here. From casual cafés to lively pubs to fine bistros, Creston offers a wide variety of dining options.  Feel free to come as you are, but if you feel like dressing up, go for it! We’ll take it as a compliment, and serve you with the same friendly smiles.

We know you’ll never forget your visit to the Creston Valley, but just the same, you might want to pick up a souvenir or two while you’re here. Creston Valley has a good array of retail stores where you can find whatever you need or just plain want. Local art galleries, studios & boutiques sell beautiful handmade treasures, and our produce stands and markets are full of tasty take-home treats. Come try us on for size!

From tenting sites and RV parks to charming bed-and-breakfasts to a quaint hotels & motels - whatever your taste in accommodations, we’ve got a comfortable place for you. And we know that, no matter where you stay, you’ll find your Creston-area hosts to be the friendliest and most accommodating people you’ve ever met!

 

Looking for inspired ideas for planning a trip to the Creston Valley? Look no further than our Get Inspired Blog for the best insider tips and local recommendations for things to see and do here during your stay in the Creston Valley!

HOP TO VINE HUSTLE
HOP TO VINE HUSTLE
Jul 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

There is always something afoot in the Creston Valley area -  from weekend farmers markets to evenings of live music to the annual spring Blossom Festival! Get a taste for what we have to offer by visiting our Event Calendar for a list of upcoming entertainment and activities you won't want to miss!​

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