Romantic Spring Getaways

By / 18th January, 2019 / Fernie / No Comments

Romantic Spring Getaways to Fernie, BC

It’s never too early to start planning your next romantic getaway to Fernie, a beautiful tourist town at the foothills of an awe-inspiring Southeastern British Columbia mountain range. Fernie is widely known for its premier alpine skiing, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting, but we’re quickly becoming a desired romantic escape for adventurous couples. Romantic getaways in British Columbia are equally exciting, relaxing, and invigorating thanks to our wide array of activities near charming Red Tree Lodge.

A flight of Fernie beers

Things to Do in Fernie, Canada

There are dozens of things to do in Fernie, BC, for couples young and old, especially in the springtime. When there isn’t snow on the ground, Red Tree Lodge is a popular mountain biking hub. We have an on-site bike washing station, bike-tuning stands, storage space, and so much more! Rent one of our complimentary cruiser bikes and explore Fernie, BC. Enjoy a hazy IPA at Fernie Brewing Company, a craft cocktail at Fernie Distillers, or an elaborate ice cream treat at Happy Cow. After a lovely stroll through downtown Fernie, play 18 holes at Fernie Golf Club, which is surrounded by stunning snow-capped mountains.

Hotel Hot Tub

On-Site Amenities

All romantic getaways in British Columbia should also include a relaxing day indoors. When you’re not lounging in our lavish Mount Fernie Suite here at one of the premier Fernie hotels, you can take full advantage of our many on-site amenities. We have a soothing indoor swimming pool, a rejuvenating sauna, and a calming sauna. One of the most unique on-site features here at Red Tree Lodge is our theater room, complete with several romantic films. We have many classic romances such as Titanic, Dirty Dancing, and Notting Hill.

Romantic Dinner

After each full day of springtime fun here in the Kootenays, sit down for a romantic dinner at the on-site Smokehouse Restaurant. Smokehouse has multiple stone fireplaces, a popular patio, elegant decor, and a full bar. Enjoy beer-brined, applewood-smoked ribs, cherrywood-smoked chicken, or a hickory-smoked braised brisket sandwich with a glass of pinot noir from a regional winery

Romantic Getaways in British Columbia

Retreat to the luxurious Mount Fernie Suite after a lovely meal at Smokehouse Restaurant. Share a bottle of award-winning vino inside your large modern jet tub, watch the sunset on your 28-foot balcony, and enjoy a peaceful slumber in your ultra-comfortable queen-size bed. Please give us a call at 1-250-423-4622 to book a well-deserved romantic getaway to beautiful Fernie, BC.

Winter Weather? Let’s go Skiing!

By / 5th December, 2018 / Fernie / Off

 Fernie BC weatherStarting the Ski Season with the Best Fernie BC Weather

As the Fernie BC weather turns from autumn to winter, it’s time to grab your skis and snowboards to enjoy the legendary powder in Fernie! Snow falls, and excitement rises along the Canadian Rockies, and with amazing Fernie hotels, you’ll never be without a place to stay while enjoying the best slopes. As you visit the great central location of Red Tree Lodge, you’ll be able to enjoy everything that Fernie has to offer and be in the prime area to enjoy the Fernie powder.

Where to Ski/Snowboard in Fernie Fernie BC weather

With so many runs to choose from, you’ll never be without a perfect place to ski in Fernie! Fernie is especially known to be one of the best skiing destinations on the Powder Highway in North America. You’ll be able to experience the legendary powder for yourself while staying at the best Fernie BC lodging.

The Fernie BC weather is one of the many reasons why the skiing in Fernie is perfection. Some storm systems will drop more than 100 centimeters of snow before morning – the legendary Fernie Factor!  This always makes for a memorable day on the slopes. The powder snow brings in folks from around the world and is what makes Fernie the place to be. Booking your stay with Red Tree Lodge ensures that you’ll never be far from your next skiing adventure.

Lodge Amenities for Winter Guests Fernie BC weather at the Red Tree Lodge

For those who are staying with local Fernie BC lodging at our amazing Red Tree Lodge, we offer an excellent deal on lift passes for the Fernie Alpine Resort! Save up to 15 percent during a minimum three-night stay when you book one of our ski packages. You can enjoy the gorgeous trails and five alpine bowls while relaxing in the comforts of your Fernie BC hotel.

Hotel Hot TubThe Perfect Fernie BC Stay

Red Tree Lodge prides itself in being in a perfectly central location in downtown Fernie BC.  We have a wide range of amenities to help you warm up after a chilly day on the slopes. Treat yourself to a complimentary breakfast snack every morning of muffins, yogurt, coffee, and tea, and enjoy our indoor swimming pool and hot tub throughout your visit. A heated boot room means you’ll never have to worry about the Fernie BC weather ruining your favorite shoes. Red Tree Lodge provides the perfect Fernie BC stay by making sure that every detail of your trip is superb.


Festive Fernie

By / 7th November, 2018 / Fernie / Off

Start to the Holiday Season

There is no better location than Fernie to experience and celebrate the joy of the holiday season. Fernie’s chilly fall temperatures, friendly atmosphere, and majestic setting combine to form the perfect getaway for winter festivities. Find yourself surrounded by the gorgeous Rocky Mountains as light snowfall dusts the city streets. In the autumn months of October, November, and into December, this Canadian city becomes a winter wonderland. Book your stay at Red Tree Lodge this season and make lasting memories at one of the best Fernie BC hotels. Here are just a few of the events that make this incredible location a holiday hotspot!

Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights at Fernie BC HotelsThe Festival of Lights, held in beautiful downtown Fernie, is one of the city’s most dazzling celebrations. This annual event fills the crisp night sky with brilliant light and sound. Local artists and musicians come together in November to exhibit their unique craft and performance. Watch as awe-inspiring visual installations are illuminated throughout Station Square.  Everything is just minutes from one of the premier Fernie BC hotels, Red Tree Lodge! The festive night ends with a parade along 2nd Avenue showcasing even more amazing visuals.

Elk Valley Festival of Trees

From mid-November through the first weekend in December, the Elk Valley Festival of Trees provides an exquisite array of Christmas Trees.  Each tree is sponsored by a different Fernie business. Various events are held throughout the festival, including:

  • the Tree Lighting Reception & Spirits of Christmas Kick-Off Party,
  • Black Friday Holiday Fair,
  • Date Night & Kids Movie Night,
  • and more!

Purchase a ballot and raise money for a local charity by voting for your favorite tree!

Light Up The Night from Fernie BC HotelsHoliday Kick-Off Light Up Party

Another great Fernie holiday celebration to experience with your family is the Holiday Kick-Off Light Up Party. Not much will get you in the spirit like witnessing the winter lights display being switched on throughout beautiful downtown. Watch the streets become illuminated from outside of the courthouse.  As well, come take advantage of the delicious free barbeque provided by the city. After the downtown display is lit, walk through the quaint streets and visit the wide variety of boutique shops and stores.

Best Fernie BC Hotels

With so many fantastic holiday festivities, it’s easy to see what makes this magical location a favorite winter getaway. Book your stay at Red Tree Lodge and experience the most wonderful time of year at one of the best Fernie BC hotels! Enjoy a winter escape you won’t soon forget. Red Tree Lodge is waiting for you!