Best places in Regional District of Central Kootenay

Discover the best places in Regional District of Central Kootenay, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 408 places in the county.

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Kokanee Mountain Zipline
Tourist attraction
👍👍 I cannot put into words how incredible our experience was. Party of 5, all first timers, left with an incredible amount of ever lasting memories. My 8 year old son, who lead the way the whole time, already wants to return. If you haven't been here, or thinking of returning. JUST DO IT! We travelled...
4.90 (333 reviews)
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Frog Peak Cafe
Restaurant
👍👍 Local residents may not want this gem to become too well known as I can imagine that they want to keep it to themselves. I was recommended to the Frog Peak Cafe by friends in Castlegar who regularly make the pilgrimage to this delicious Mecca. I’m visiting from the west coast and can attest that t...
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4.80 (499 reviews)
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Oso Negro Café
Cafe
😠 I wanted to love this place so much. It is so cute and seems to be so so popular. Unfortunately the coffee/cappuccino was some of the worst we’ve ever had…the coffee was incredibly weak and the milk and foam honestly horrendous…sorry to say this, but the girls behind the counter were super friendly...
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4.70 (1K reviews)
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Kokanee Creek Provincial Park
State park
Mountainous natural park with a sandy beach & easy walks, famed for salmon spawning in late summer.
4.70 (852 reviews)
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Marzano
Italian restaurant
🫤 I gave this a 2 instead of 5 for dinner only because we were told that we had to vacate our table after having dinner and drinks as the table was reserved for another group. This was only after being seated for 90 minutes. A 90 minute turnover is unreasonable...if the table had a limited sitting t...
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4.70 (715 reviews)
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U'mista Cultural Centre
Museum
👍👍 One of the top Indigenous cultural centres I’ve ever been. Up there with the Haida in Sandspit. Amazing First Nation pieces presented in a stunning space. Moving. Sad. Beautiful. Educational. It’s all there. Highly recommend visiting it.
4.90 (245 reviews)
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Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals
Holiday apartment rental
Homey suites with full kitchens or kitchenettes, free WiFi & TVs, plus a garden with a pergola.
5.00 (185 reviews)
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Real Food Cafe
Restaurant
👍👍 What an amazing little restaurant. Home cooked food with impeccable flavours. So happy we stopped here on our road trip! I have nothing bad to say. The food was delectable. EAT HERE!
$$ $$
4.80 (348 reviews)
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Millennium Park
Park
👍👍 A nice place to walk with family. Even has a natural kiddie pool my son likes to swim in.
4.70 (614 reviews)
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MapleMirch
Restaurant
4.90 (229 reviews)
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Rotary Lakeside Park
Park
👍 This is a beautiful place to explore. There is a long lakeside path to enjoy. There are plenty of benches along the route to rest and enjoy the sights. The path is paved, level, and well kept. The park is very accessible to persons with mobility concerns. Easy for any wheelchair. Dogs must be...
4.70 (551 reviews)
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Whitewater Ski Resort
Ski resort
🫤 I never really post negative comments. but, i have to. I have been traveling throughout the world, i was lucky to ski in most of the biggest ski resort in the world, i'm not gonna lie, 115$ for a day pass at whitewater is a scam. compared to RED close by and their installation the road isn't paved a...
4.70 (528 reviews)
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Wloka Farms Fruit Stand
Fruit and vegetable store
👍 I love this place. It’s located in Creston.This place has a larger range of fruits. The most interesting part is the “TASTER”S. It’s a fresh juice stand where you get taste varieties of juices so you can pick ur favorite before purchasing, i think it’s a very good initiative. I loved the Cherry ju...
4.80 (277 reviews)
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Broken Hill
Restaurant
👍👍 Wow, what a great choice for a lunch stop. The food is delicious with good smoke flavors. The beer list is strictly regional and amazing. And the bourbon selection is small, but amazing. We'll be back!
4.70 (433 reviews)
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Tim's Fish & Chips
Fish & chips restaurant
🫤 My recent experience at Tim's Fish and Chips in Creston was quite disappointing, to say the least. We arrived at the restaurant promptly at 7:30 PM, which left us with only half an hour before their closing time at 8:00 PM. However, our initial impression of the place was not very welcoming. The you...
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4.60 (974 reviews)
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Fletcher Creek Falls Recreation Site
Park
👍👍 Fantastic falls with spectacular views! Nice little walk down to the falls. We did it in flip flops and slides (not recommended but doable) because we didn't know it was a quick little hike down and back up. So worth the time! Can picnic on the beach as well. Has a little outhouse and picnic tables....
4.80 (264 reviews)
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Outer Clove Restaurant
Restaurant
Homey locale for Eastern European chow including a kids' menu with beer & wine plus a patio.
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4.70 (403 reviews)
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Humble Bean Coffee Co.
Cafe
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4.80 (252 reviews)
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Thor's Pizzeria
Pizza restaurant
Easygoing pizza place serving an array of whole pies & slices for eat-in, takeout & delivery.
$ $$$
4.60 (705 reviews)
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The Black Cauldron
Restaurant
👍👍 The Black Cauldron is a great Sunday date night spot - huge patio in the back and lots of mocktail/cocktail options to try. The theme is clever, but the flavour was right on. Don't be turned off by the strange sounding ingredients - the egg white is whipped into a meringue and really tasty! Desserts...
4.80 (232 reviews)
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