Kelowna’s ski hill gets nod from travel resource

Big White Ski Resort was recently awarded one of the top ‘Things to do in the Okanagan Valley’ by TripAdvisor.

Set in the heart of Canada’s wine country, Big White Ski Resort was recently awarded one of the top ‘Things to do in the Okanagan Valley’ by TripAdvisor. Based on millions of travel reviews from the website, Big White ranked number three in a long list of the region’s top ‘traveler recommended attractions.

The rankings for TripAdvisor’s list is determined by a combination of TripAdvisor’s Popularity Index and through the unbiased opinions of millions of traveller ratings. The Popularity Index is a well-defined decision matrix that determines traveller satisfaction based on hotel and restaurant reviews, travel articles and opinions found online.

“We are thrilled that Big White has received such incredible accolades by our guests,” says Michael Ballingall Senior Vice President at Big White Ski Resort. “In an area most recognized as an incredible winemaking region, we are proud to know that we are also respected and appreciated for our incredible mountain experiences as well.”

Located on Big White Mountain, the highest summit in the Okanagan Highland known mostly for its Champagne powder, impressive glade-skiing and as Canada’s top family ski resort, Big White Ski Resort has everything to make the ski resort experience a great one. From the most ski-in ski-out accommodation in the country and award-winning Ski School Kids Centre, to nightly games, events and resort dining that also features award-winning wines from the Okanagan, Big White is set up to make sure that visitors get the most out of their ski vacation.

Nearly 3,000 acres of ski and board terrain with more than 118 runs, five bowls, and the infamous “snow ghosts” – snow frosted trees unique to Canada, welcome the guests of Big White. This Mecca for travelers from all over the world is easily accessible from Kelowna International Airport with daily non-stop flights from Vancouver, Seattle Washington and starting this December, Los Angeles in California.

Located in the picturesque Okanagan Valley and a short 55-minute drive from Kelowna International Airport, the award-winning Big White Ski Resort is British Columbia’s second largest resort and boasts the most ski-in, ski-out accommodation in Canada. Blessed with sunny weather, dry powder and a mild average temperature, Big White is best known as a family friendly resort where kids and adults can all have fun. For more information, visit

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