Kelowna is a beautiful place to be. Whether you are here for a good time or a long time, there are tons of hidden gems around the area. While the locals may not like the fact that we are spilling their secrets, we're doing it anyway just for you. These 11 best places to go in Kelowna will make your time in this city extra special.\nB.C. is known for its breathtaking tourist destinations. While Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler are the obvious choices, an often overlooked area is Kelowna. Between the mountainous views, lush orchards and too make lakes to count, this city has everything going for it.\nAt face value, it can seem like any other city but trust us when we say that there are some epic hidden gems. These places are popular among locals and have mostly been kept secret - until now.\nFrom waterfall and rope swing hikes to some of the best bars you’ll ever go to, Kelowna is bursting with adventure. If anyone asks, you didn’t hear it from us.\nSkinny Dukes Glorious Emporium\nAddress: 1481 Water St., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: Hidden in a beautiful brick building is the best 70s house party you've ever been to, and probably the only. Between the velour couches and the original cocktails, this place is a dream.\n View this post on Instagram It’d be a lot cooler if you did.. . Photographer @artishonesty Styling/wardrobe @wolfettestyling Hair @melanie.s.stylist A post shared by JESSICA WILDE (@jessicawilde) on Oct 23, 2019 at 12:05pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nBowling BNA Brewing\nAddress: 1250 Ellis St., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This brewery is epic and is essentially an adult playground. Head upstairs and take in their six lanes of 10-pin bowling. When you’re done, play a little bocce ball or try some of the arcade games. Rumour has it, they even have old gaming consoles you can rent out. \n View this post on Instagram our casual bowling league is an awesome way to get out and about during the colder, darker months. all skill levels welcome (unless you take things too seriously). your team registration includes the cost of shoe rentals, and works out to less than half of the usual hourly bowling rate per week. registration is now open via @urbanrecok - what are you waiting for?! A post shared by BNA Brewing Co. & Eatery (@bnabrewing) on Sep 22, 2019 at 8:01am PDT\n\nWebsite\nPauls Tomb\nAddress: Knox Mountain Park, Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This hike is gorgeous and not a lot of tourists go there which means it's nice and secluded. Drive up to the halfway point of Knox Mountain and hike along the side by the washrooms. It’s a gradual decline that will take you to a rock beach where you can cliff jump and swim. Dogs are allowed, so be sure to bring your fur baby.\n View this post on Instagram ☀️ A post shared by Martina :) (@martina_presz) on Oct 15, 2019 at 3:16pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nGourmet Donut Saturdays\nAddress: 203 Rutland Rd. N., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: Whisk Cake Company does awesome gourmet donuts on Saturdays. From mini eggs to bacon and popcorn, they put everything on top of their delicious creations. Be sure to go there early. The more people that show up, the faster they sell out. \n View this post on Instagram What donut flavours would you love to see this Saturday?! 🍩🍩🍩 A post shared by Whisk Cake Company (@whiskcakecompany) on May 2, 2019 at 10:58am PDT\n\nWebsite\nJapanese Garden\nAddress: 1435 Water St., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This Japanese garden right in the middle of downtown is pretty well hidden. Head to the bus stop, go through the brick-wall gate and you will be greeted with a massive pond, huge trees, and some of the most gorgeous flowers you’ve ever seen. \n View this post on Instagram A little oasis in the heart of Kelowna! . . #explorebc #zengarden A post shared by Geoff Wickstrom (@gwickstrom) on Oct 21, 2019 at 6:21am PDT\n\nWebsite\nCedarCreek Estate Winery\nAddress: 5445 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This winery is epic but what a lot of people don't know is that they do evening yoga classes in the summers. While you’re doing downward dog you will have an amazing view of orchards, mountains, and wine. \n View this post on Instagram Cheers 🍷 A post shared by Mase Alwart (@mase_alwart) on Oct 11, 2018 at 10:18am PDT\n\nWebsite\nBertram Creek Regional Park\nAddress: 5680 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: City Park and Gyro beach are great but if you’re living in Kelowna, then you are sick of all the tourists. Bertram Creek Regional Park is a great beach to get away from the hustle and bustle and just relax. \n View this post on Instagram lil’ sip sip, lil’ chow down A post shared by shea krahn🔅 (@sheakrahn) on May 30, 2018 at 6:08pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nKrafty Kitchen Hip Hop Brunch\nAddress: 281 Lawrence Ave., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This epic spot has the best hip hop brunches. Their menu's delicious but combine that with the 90s music and you’ll cure your Saturday morning hangover fast.\n View this post on Instagram Hip Hop brunch from 10:30-3pm! You know what to do ☎️➡️ (250) 868-7228 call and make a reso! 📸 @heyhangryhippo | @kraftykitbar #kraftykitbar #kraftykitchen #kraftykitchens #kraftykitchenandbar #heyhangryhippo #hiphopbrunch #brunch #sundayfunday #brunchvibes #kelowna #kelownabc #foodies #foodiesofinstagram A post shared by KRAFTY KITCHEN + Bar (@kraftykitbar) on Aug 18, 2019 at 11:07am PDT\n\nWebsite\nBar Norcino at The Curious Cafe\nAddress: 1423 Ellis St., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: The Curious Cafe is a quaint little restaurant in downtown Kelowna but it houses an epic secret. When you get there, go to the bartender and say “Bar Norcino.” Wait to be escorted by the bartender to the best speakeasy ever. They are open Fridays and Saturdays until late so its the perfect place to start a weekend. \n View this post on Instagram Starting tomorrow every Tuesday at The Curious is now #ThirstyTuesday! $4 sleeves off ALL our taps ALL day! Come quench your thirst with some of BC’s most exclusive craft beers. . . . #curiouscafe #eatonellis #craftbeer #bcbeer #explorebc #explorekelowna #kelownaliving #tourismkelowna #tourismbc #coccarogroup A post shared by The Curious Café Kelowna (@thecuriouskelowna) on Jul 8, 2019 at 6:18pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nSalt & Brick\nAddress: 243 Bernard Ave., Kelowna, B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: Salt & Brick is a tapas-style restaurant that has some of the best food in Kelowna. This menu changes daily so you will always have something new to try. \n View this post on Instagram Kelowna📍 Grandma once said, a meal missed is a meal you’re never getting back [Salt & Brick]⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A post shared by NomzEatsXx (@nomzeatsx) on Oct 9, 2019 at 12:34pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nAngel Springs\nAddress: Angel Springs Trailhead, Kelowna B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: This easy hike will lead you to a creek fully equipped with a rope swing. If you’re feeling up for it, keep walking and check out the old abandoned cars. There are tons of things to see so take your time. \n View this post on Instagram Hot springs? Maybe, but they definitely would have been piping if we had followed the right trail A post shared by Emily (@emily.mervyn) on Nov 18, 2018 at 6:44pm PST\n\nWebsite\nUse these 11 places to your advantage next time you go to Kelowna. Just don't tell anyone.\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.