As featured on We Blog The World:
Revelstoke, British Columbia might have North America’s newest and most vertical ski field; but, the town is more than just a winter sports mecca. While everyone else goes up the mountain, you can fill your day with ground-level, local activities.
No cold weather morning should start without coffee from the Stoke Roasted Coffee Company. La Baguette, a French style café, and Sangha, an artsy living room, both offer espresso made with beans from the nearby roasterie.
Before you add anything else to the day’s agenda, wrap up your scarf and wander the few blocks of downtown “Revy”, as the residents call it. Divided between outdoor gear stores, family dinners and specialty boutiques, Revelstoke is a decidedly small town with an international feel. Canadian natives mingle politely with European and American visitors. Untapped by too much tourism – the ski resort is only six years old – this is still the sort of place where a smile is common greeting, and every vehicle stops to let you cross the street.