Things to do near Kettle Falls
What is there to do in the area?
We have a collection of area maps & pamphlets in the living room/front lobby. Be sure to check out our Events page where we share events happening within an hour of us.
On property enjoy nature at one of our many outdoor seating areas, make use of the bird watching book & binoculars in your room, read a book in the hammock, stroll the grounds. We can also give directions for a half mile walk to the river (note: this path may be flooded at times). Take advantage of the historical property tour offered nightly at 630pm.
SHOPPING & MOVIES
We are located in between Kettle Falls and Colville. In town we have some fun antique shops including Old Apple Warehouse and the attached Meyers Falls Natural Market, a craft vendor market – Oak Street Market, the Colville Main Street open air market every Thursday and in May through September you can visit the Colville Farmers Market Wednesdays & Saturdays from 9a-1p.
Auto View Drive-In Theatre has been open since 1953 & is one of only 5 remaining drive-in theatres in the state. Alpine Theatre is a single screen theatre in operation since 1927 playing new releases.
SCENIC DRIVES & WINERIES
The area along the Columbia is beautiful for scenic drives with a few lookouts to pull over & check out the beach or views.
Fruitland Valley Vineyard & Winery is a welcoming spot with a full menu & frequent events. Their season opener is June 16th with Friday & Saturdays 11a-7p through September but you can also get an early visit in all 4 days of Memorial Day weekend.
China Bend Winery is a beautiful 30 mile drive along the Columbia & all wines are sulfite free & vegan.
CULTURE & HISTORY
Kettle Falls Historical Center is open seasonally & features some photographs of the property from its time as a convent but focuses on the area's Native American history.
Steven’s County Historical Society’s Museum & Keller House is open daily from 1-4p through September. In operation since 1903, the museum highlights how people lived in the past. The Deagan church chimes from the convent are on display.
Woodland Productions performance theatre puts on live performances including one children’s production each year.
The area also has great hiking from beginner to advanced with distances ranging from 2 miles to 7.
Our favorite for most skill levels is Sherman Point Loop which is a walk with beautiful views along Lake Roosevelt (Discovery Pass required) - < 15 minutes from B&B
Colville Mountain Loop is a moderate level 3.9 mile loop with trailhead located 15 minutes from us.
Mill Butte Trail in Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge is a 3.8 mile loop among pine & firs. – 30 minutes away
The Sentinel Butte Loop is a 6.8 mile loop considered moderate. – 40 minutes away
Columbia Mountain via Kettle Crest North Trail is a 7.1 mile loop around the top of Columbia Mountain. – 35 minutes away
We post area events & highlight local businesses on our Facebook page frequently.
Where should we eat? Are there vegan options in town?
For a small town, we’re impressed with the vegan options. Some of our favorites are Meyers Falls Natural Market, Crandall Coffee Company for baked treats or a lunch sandwich, Rancho Chico for cactus tacos, Golden Dragon for a variety of Chinese dishes and Northern Ales for pizza or a burger.
We also have several groceries stores and all guests rooms have access to a fridge & microwave. Super One has a large natural section in addition to Meyers Falls Market mentioned above.
Other area favorites for our omni guests are Sandy’s Drive-in, TJ’s Bar & Grill and Backyard BBQ. Check the restaurant guide posted in the lobby to help decide.