Revelstoke is a great place to visit and an even better place to live.
Many of our residents are people who visited on a ski holiday and stayed for the season, and then ended up staying even longer. If you’re coming to Revelstoke this winter and planning on working for the season, get ready to commit to moving here for the long term because there’s something about this place that you just can’t shake.
Here are some tips for those of you who are just moving to Revelstoke :
1. Participate in the Revelstoke Ambassador Program.
If you’re working in service, participate in the Revelstoke Ambassador Program. Learn a little about Revelstoke, its history and all there is to do here. Get tips on service and how to help visitors. We want to ensure that visitors to our town feel welcome and have a positive experience, and this program will help you be informed on all of the visitor services we have to offer and get you access to discounts around town, including on your ski pass! Register now to get your spot.
2. Learn a little more about what Revelstoke has to offer.
Head to the Revelstoke Visitor Information Centre and chat with the staff. They’ve got maps, brochures, and tons of ideas for things to do in Revelstoke. The Visitor Information Centre is a great source of information for visitors and locals.
3. Learn about our local history and culture.
We are home to some great local museums and arts organizations. Check out the Revelstoke Museum and Archives, the Revelstoke Railway Museum and the BC Interior Forestry Museum. Make sure to take in an art opening at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre and snag tickets to REVY. Live. Don’t miss out on everything that’s happening in Revelstoke.
4. CHECK OUT OUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS.
Take the opportunity to check out our local restaurants (before the busy winter season if you can!). We’ve got a ton of great food options, and during shoulder season many have specials available.
Many of our local restaurants have take out or delivery options available to adapt to COVID-19.
5. Try a new sport!
There’s got to be something you haven’t tried. Have you ever fat biked? Snowshoed? Nordic skied? Snowmobiled? Rentals are available from various providers - explore our website for more details.
6. Check out our waterfalls.
Hike the waterfall trifecta! All of Revelstoke’s waterfalls are accessible in winter or summer; you’ll just need a pair of snowshoes for winter access.
7. Get involved in the community.
Volunteer for something. One of the things that makes Revelstoke special is our residents’ commitment to the community. There are some amazing non-profit organizations to match your interests. Find something you're passionate about and reach out to volunteer.