: Hidden Bay and Windermere Public
: Windermere Valley
: Windy Cafe
Something for everyone in this location!
Looking for outdoor events for the whole family? Walk to Windermere minigolf and go carts if your group is planning activities for all ages. Radium and Fairmont Hot pools are a short drive away if you have enjoyed local Hidden Bay and Windermere public beach swimming and water activities.
Golfing options are legion! A wide selection of Par 3 golf courses, right up to award winning Grey Wolf at Panorama await your visit. Coy is small, and beautifully landscaped. Copperpoint has family specials and well designed courses to match every ability. Windermere Valley golf course is great for groups of all abilities.
Got some adrenaline seeking water babies in your group? White water rafting, boat rentals including non motorized boats at Pete's Marina may be just what you are looking for. Kinsman Beach in Invermere boasts beautiful white sand and opportunities to watch wakeboarding or dragon boat competitions. While at Kinsman Beach check out Pynelogs Cultural Centre art exhibitions, art classes and casual dining. The historical gardens are stunning.
Food? and Wine? In Windermere? Family Pantry one block up the street is well stocked. Pre order your paper too if you must stay in touch. Hopkins Market a few more blocks away sells fresh produce, freshly made savoury and sweet items and you can eat in.
Choose to catch a bite in one of the many eaterys and coffee shops in Invermere. Consider once you get past Radium and your cell phone reception returns give Peppi's Pizza a buzz. Great pizza to pick up on your way to our place in Windermere.
Looking for a bit more upscale dining experience? Strands offers exceptional food in an historical house. Catch a very economincal early bird dinner on Fridays or reserve for later and dine inside, or on the veranda - a lovely setting for those later adult group evenings. Many other restaurants are great. Check out Portobellos in Invermere or drive to Hoodoo Grill, past the hoodoos for a memorable dining and live music experience. No visit to Invermere is complete without picking up pastries and breads at Quality Bakery-a very long tradition of serving take away and eat in items all day.
I love to vist Artym Gallery- main street Invermere every time I visit. This bright and airy gallery showcases many artists, local and world class. Paintings, glass, carvings, metal works, jewelry, all are eye catching. 'Just looking' or an interested prospective buyer, the owners, Connie and Grey are always welcoming! If you go, tell them Wendy sent you. Nope, no commision but a great experience!
History buffs will enjoy the museum in Invermere and for those inclined a walk through the Windermere Cemetary sheds some light on some bygone days.
Not sure what to do? Check the Toursit Information Centre close to Invermere Crossing for seasonal events, hiking trails, glider options and musical events.
Interesting things to do abound. The Lakehouse experience, visiting with friends and family, enjoying visiting on the covered wrap around deck and occasionally sauntering to the lake or local shops is a bit of all right, all by itself. This place has it all!