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Revelstoke Railway Museum, in an attractive building across the tracks from the town center, contains restored steam locomotives, including one of the largest steam engines ever used on Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)...
Runs kid-friendly two-hour guided trips on the Illecillewaet River in spring and summer.
Pick up trail maps and rent bikes.
Bowling alley, bar, outdoor-gear store and art gallery, it's a funky chill spot with a few snacks to go with the beers.
Rents a wide variety of winter gear, including essential avalanche equipment.
Try a croque monsieur (grilled ham-and-cheese sandwich) or an elaborate pastry for a taste of Europe at this cute art-moderne cafe. Many items, like the groovy muffins, are made with organic ingredients.
The food at this lively and fun place is both artistic and locally sourced. There are global influences across the menu, which features meat, fish and a fine wine list...
Delicious new bakery near Victoria Rd has luscious, French-style goods plus paninis and coffees.
Work on your French accent while munching on a crepe or one of the many upscale sharing plates at this plush wine bar – or dig into some fondue (mains $8 to $20)...
Daily shuttle buses operate to/from Kelowna ($84, 2½ hours).
Leads tours, offers lessons and rents kayaks and canoes.
Just 6km southeast of town, the Revelstoke Mountain Resort has ambitions to become the biggest ski resort this side of the Alps. But given its seemingly endless virgin slopes only opened in 2008, it has a way to go...
Offers bike shuttle services, lessons and tours.
Located west of town, just off Hwy 1, it has storage lockers. Buses go east to Calgary ($63, six hours, four daily) via Banff, and west to Vancouver ($101, nine to 11 hours, two daily) via Kamloops or Kelowna.
Furniture and historical odds and ends, including mining, logging and railway artifacts that date back to the town's establishment in the 1880s, line the rooms. The local skiing history displays are good.
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