Traveller or tourist? What’s the difference? Travel is about more than going to a place just to check it off a bucket list, it’s about experiencing the local vibes, taking in the things that make a place unique, and really experiencing all the place has to offer. If that sounds like your idea of good time, then you might just be a traveller!
Here in Revelstoke we have a team of volunteers, primed and waiting to show you how to enjoy Revelstoke like a true traveller. Since May, Revelstoke has been part of Global Greeters, an international program designed to help travellers get the best of the places they visit through local insights and insider tips. Best of all? It’s totally free.
The Greeters aren’t guides, they’re just people who are stoked on the beautiful place they live in and eager to show people what makes it so special; so you can experience Revelstoke like a true local; find tips, secret spots, and get a truly unique view of the town we love to call home.
Still need convincing? Here are our top 5 reasons to get a Global Greeter and experience Revelstoke as more than a tourist:
Step into the past
The museums in town are full of amazing facts about the history of Revelstoke, but they can’t tell all of the stories of the community. Whether it’s tales of yore, or more recent memories- your Greeter will be full of stories you won’t find elsewhere!
Photo: Revelstoke Museum and Archives
Once you’ve experienced Revelstoke as a traveller, it’ll be hard to ever imagine being just a tourist again!
Embrace our Canadian identity, Revelstoke style. Revelstoke has existed as a community for over 135 years. It was established during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway back in 1885 and incorporated as a city on March 1st, 1899. Throughout a century of development, we have managed to hold and strengthen our identity as an…
See another side to our stunning mountain town. Snowshoeing is a wonderful way to get outside and enjoy Revelstoke’s forests, mountains and fresh air. If you’ve never worn snowshoes before, Revelstoke is a great place to try them out! Our trail networks cater to a wide variety of age groups, fitness levels, and abilities while…