Island Lake Welcomes Summer Visitors
June 21st was the first official day of summer, and with it come summer weddings. For the bride and groom looking for something more secluded and serene than Hawaii, Fernie B.C. is the place to be. Ceremonies can be held in one of the many historic chapels or churches, or in one of the area’s resorts. From do it yourself marriages to professionally planned events, anywedding, big or small, is only enhanced by the area’s beautiful scenery and the exceptional services available here.
Many resorts and lodges offer the bride and groom as well as their guests discounts for extended stays.
The beautiful weather in Fernie during the summer allows one to have that perfect outdoor wedding, without having to worry about the heat. The many mountain lodges in the area also provide exquisite settings, and are good backups if the weather doesnot cooperate.
Island Lake Lodge, was named one of the top places to stay in Canada by National Geographic Traveler. The Lodge’s full-service staff can plan your entire wedding, or just cater your reception, offering delicious gourmet foods from Red Seal certified chefs. With several local florists, any wedding will have the flowers it needs to be perfect.
Fernie also offers the kind of honeymoon that will live forever in your memory. After a picture-perfect wedding, explore theextensive local hiking trails, or relax in one of the many beautiful spas. The magnificent vistas of the Lizard Range provide visual delight at any time of the day. There are thousands of acres of pristine wilderness to explore. From hikes as short as 30 minutes to full-day guided tours, enjoy the beauty of Fernie at your leisure.
But Hiking isn’t the only way to experience the nature of Fernie. From fishing, white-water rafting, mountain biking to golf, there is truly something foreveryone here.