Spending time in nature has long been my favourite relaxation technique. That doesn’t mean I wouldn’t say no to a massage, however. We recently discovered a place that combines nature and the spa experience, namely Sparkling Hill Resort, near Vernon. Read on to discover more about this Okanagan oasis in British Columbia, Canada.
With 40+ patio restaurants, you’ll be spoiled for choice for alfresco dining in Penticton, BC! Here are my top picks
British Columbia’s south Okanagan region is a fantastic place to go camping. Not only is the climate remarkably dry and warm, the scenery is gorgeous! Here are the best places to go camping in the Southern Okanagan
Pincushion Mountain is a short yet moderately challenging hiking trail with a spectacular payoff. Views from the summit showcase beautiful Okanagan Lake, backdropped by Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park and endless other peaks. All you need to know is here!
Hiking the Myra Canyon trestles is a must do experience while in the Kelowna area! Read more about the autumn hiking experience on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail plus everything you need to know to do the same
The sun drenched landscape of British Columbia’s southern Okanagan Valley lends itself perfectly to scenic hiking trails, with a concentration around the community of Penticton. Here are sixteen of our favourite fast and fun Penticton hikes, from Giant’s Head Mountain and Mount Nkwala to the Kettle Valley Railway Trail
Since the 1990s, the KVR Trail has been a multi-use (cycling, hiking, horse riding) path, taking users around the mountains, vineyards and lakes of the beautiful Okanagan Valley. A walk on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail is a must when visiting Penticton
Tucked into the interior of British Columbia is a spectacular landscape of valleys, mountains, lakes, desert and grasslands. This surprisingly diverse region is quickly growing a reputation for quality wines and beautiful boutique wineries. Discover more about Okanagan wineries now!
Just a short drive south of Penticton, the Peach Cliff hike is short, interesting and rewarding. The epic views stretch from Penticton to Vaseux Lake. It’s perfect for those slightly chilly autumn afternoons when you’re feeling lazy but it’s just way too sunny to stay inside.
The Naramata Bench is home to the highest concentration of wineries in BC – over 35 wineries in one twenty kilometer stretch Here’s all of the details of our budget walking wine tour of the Naramata Bench, visiting as many as 11 wineries
Penticton may just be the ultimate summer getaway town in BC. Here’s our itinerary for the perfect summer weekend in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park is one of the best places to climb in Canada with over 1000 climbs found in three canyons. Complete climbing guide written by a Penticton local with recommended climbs and insider tips.
In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, I’m sharing my favourite places and moments of life and travels in this incredible country with you. Maybe some of these adventures are on your own Canadian bucket list?
An overnight paddling trip to the historical Commando Bay in Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park near Naramata, British Columbia. All the details you need and more!
Did you know that Penticton is one of the only towns in the world located between two lakes? Here are five other awesome unique attractions in Penticton, British Columbia that will entice you to visit!
Heading to the Okanagan for some of that legendary light and dry champagne powder? Let me help you choose which of the five Okanagan ski resorts to visit in British Columbia
Most people know Penticton as a summer hotspot, but this small town still has a lot of exciting experiences to offer in winter. Here are my top picks for things to do in Penticton in winter.
A snowy skate around Apex’s Skating Loop, a magical winter experience for beginners and expert skaters alike in the interior of British Columbia, Canada
Giant’s Head Mountain, Summerland, is one of our favourite quick hikes (3.2km return) in southern British Columbia, Canada. It’s a workout with an awesome payoff – a must try when visiting the area!
Striking McIntyre Bluff rises 300m above beautiful Vaseux Lake, providing awesome panoramic views of vineyards, orchards and arid lands to those who take the time to hike it. It’s a must do Okanagan Valley trail!