Vernon travel guide

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You're Going to Love Vernon

With a population of 47,274, Vernon is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada.

Where to Eat in Vernon

If you’re looking for affordable options, PeakFine at Sparkling Hill Resort (888 Sparkling Pl) and The Med - Vernon (2915 30 Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Vernon

Vernon in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Vernon in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Vernon in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -5 °C, with an average temperature of -3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 49 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Vernon, with an average rainfall of 25 mm.

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How to Get to Vernon


Although Vernon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kelowna (YLW), which is located 35 km from Vernon.


Another option to get to Vernon is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 296 km from Vernon. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Vancouver.


You can travel by bus to Vernon using Ebus or Rider Express. From Abbotsford, the bus ride to Vernon takes 386 km and will cost you around $88. From Vancouver, the ticket costs about $104 for a journey of 483 km.

Airports near Vernon

Airlines serving Vernon

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Air France
Good (628 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,597 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,590 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (584 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Good (3,417 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (210 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
Japan Airlines
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LATAM Airlines
Good (921 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (273 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (331 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,983 reviews)
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Where to stay in Vernon

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include The Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Vernon.

Where to stay in popular areas of Vernon

Most booked hotels in Vernon

Prestige Hotel Vernon
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Prestige Vernon Lodge
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Sandman Hotel Vernon
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
Econo Lodge Vernon
Good (7, Good reviews)
Riviera Plaza and Conference Centre, Vernon, BC
Good (6, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Vernon

Expect to pay $2.19 per litre in Vernon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.25 and $35.00. Standard (Jeep Grand Cherokee or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Vernon, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.