Your Getaway, Your Way

Whatever your flavour, your options for things to do in Creston and the whole Kootenay region are plentiful Here are some of our favourites:

  • Play: The Creston Community Complex offers fun for the whole family with skating, swimming, volleyball, basketball, pickleball, a skateboard park, and more. Test out the waters with swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing or just relaxing on the beach at Kootenay Lake and Duck Lake. Create your own fish tale along our meandering rivers like Goat River and Moyie River. Take a hike and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the numerous trails in and around Creston. And tee off at any of the world-class golf resorts that the Creston Valley is known for.
  • Drink: Wineries, Distilleries, and breweries offer visitors to the Creston Valley the opportunity to sample award-winning beverages. Visit on your own, or take a guided tour with Creston Valley Tour Company.
  • Arts And Entertainment: Explore the rich history of arts and culture in the Creston Valley. Take in a theatre production at Footlighters Community Theatre or a movie at Tivoli. Get lost for hours in art galleries showcasing local artisans and craftspeople. Learn about the techniques used to craft beautiful pottery as you meet the artists in person and in studio. Discover Creston’s rich agricultural history at the twin grain elevators.

You Gotta Eat Here!

For such a small town, Creston has some really big appetites. From local craft beers, spirits, and wine to delicious local and internationally-inspired fare you can take a gastronomical journey right here in town.

Here are some of our favourite places to grab a sip and a bite and connect with friends and loved ones! Wild North microbrewery features live music most weekends, Frisky Whiskey, also with live music and dancing, Golden Flour Bakery serves breakfast and lunch along with many delectable breads and pastries, Fly In The Fiber coffee/smoothie bar, Mountain Barn Bakery with the best donuts in town, Korean Basasak Chicken, Casey’s Community House, Memories of India, and Panago Pizza

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Room For Everyone

The Uptowner welcomes you and your favourite travelling companions with our newly renovated, budget-friendly accommodations. Check out our Deluxe Queen, Single Queen, Two Queen, and Two Double room options and our upgraded amenities. Our pet-friendly policy means we even have room for your furry friends as well!

Activities FAQs

Yes, lots, and more are being built every year.

Billy Goat Bluff Trail is my favourite right in town. Thompson Rim Trail and Hang Gliders Lookout on Thompson Mountain both have stunning views.

Creston Golf Course is great, and Kokanee Springs is close by and a lot of fun.

New And Improved: Cozy Comfort at The Uptowner

New And Improved: Cozy Comfort at The Uptowner

The Uptowner is ready to welcome travellers, families, those working in the region, sports enthusiasts, and adventurers with 22 newly renovated, super-clean, boutique rooms. Each room at the Uptowner is designed with a unique style and boasts 4K HD big-screen televisions (ready to connect to your personal streaming devices), a desk area, sitting areas (deluxe rooms only), and updated bathrooms with a tub and shower. Guests at The Uptowner can enjoy access to Swift internet free WiFi service. We offer complimentary toiletries for your stay and access to hairdryers so you can pack light for your Kootenay adventure in our beautiful Creston Valley.

Come, Stay, And Play. Discover The Uptowner In The Heart Of The Creston Valley.

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