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Getting Here By Car

The drive to Revelstoke, British Columbia is arguably the most spectacular drive in Canada.

Travelling from the east, you pass through two National Parks in the Selkirk Mountains, featuring views of white-water rivers, pristine forests, dramatic peaks, and impressive glaciers. Travelling from the west, your journey takes you through the scenic Okanagan Valley. If you are renting a vehicle, please request your vehicle is equipped with winter tires for your commute into the interior. Four popular rental companies are Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and National.


Driving Times to Revelstoke

Departure City Time Kilometres Miles
Calgary 4.75 Hours 413 257
Vancouver 7 Hours 631 392
Kelowna 2 Hours 199 124
Kamloops 2.5 Hours 210 130
Seattle 7.5 Hours 674 419
Spokane 6 Hours 460 286

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Directions From the Trans-Canada Highway

Take the first exit into Revelstoke if travelling from the East (Calgary, Banff), or the second exit into Revelstoke if travelling from the West (Kamloops, Kelowna, Vancouver). Follow 4th Street South, crossing the bridge and turn left onto Nichol Road at the 4-way intersection. Turn right onto Camozzi Road, which will lead you to the base of the Resort.

Directions From Downtown

Travel west on Victoria Road. Turn left onto 4th street, crossing the railway tracks. Follow 4th across the bridge and up a small hill, then turn left onto Nichol Road at the 4-way intersection. Turn right onto Camozzi Road, which will lead you to the base of the Resort. Parking for hotel guests is available at The Sutton Place Hotel with ample parking available for day visitors in our outside lots.

Highway Conditions

The mountain highways around Revelstoke are susceptible to closures and poor conditions. It is highly advisable to check the current road conditions at Drive B.C before beginning your drive to Revelstoke. You can also receive an up-to-date road report by calling 1-800-550-4997. Driving to Revelstoke during the winter can be challenging if your vehicle is not properly equipped for the roads. Please ensure your vehicle has proper winter tires.

Check highway conditions & road closures at DriveBC


Attention: U.S. Travelers

Traveling to Revelstoke by car is easy. British Columbia borders the four US states of Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Several American Interstates and major highways lead directly to the Canadian Border. All American State drivers' licenses are valid in Canada and the local traffic laws and road signs are very similar. U.S. and Canadian citizens will need to present either a Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative compliant document, or a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license, plus proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate.

Implemented on June 1, 2009, all persons traveling by car between the United States and Canada are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to enter or re-enter the United States. Please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State for more information on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.