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The Okanagan Valley is one of the best road trip destinations from Vancouver. The journey is remarkable in its own right, as you travel from the lush temperate coast to the dry, hot climes of BC’s interior region. Discover the best places to stop between Vancouver and Osoyoos, Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon

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Part wine tour, part fun run, timing isn’t everything for the Half Corked Marathon. In fact, timing isn’t even recorded, with the warning that ‘if you come first, you’ve actually lost.’ The most important aspect of this run, you see, is to have FUN. And the organisers make that easy to do, with as many as 19 wine tasting stops along the 19km route through the vineyards of the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in southern British Columbia.

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Surrounded by three lakes and a gorgeous landscape of rolling hills and mountains, the city of Vernon in British Columbia has all the beauty, amenities and activities you want and need on a short break. Here are our tried and tested accommodation recommendations in Vernon, BC.

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The best accompaniment to outdoor adventure? Great food and drink! The city of Vernon delivers on both fronts, a reason why it’s one of our favourite weekend destinations in BC, Canada. Learn about Vernon’s Tasting Trail and the best places to go for picnic supplies, post-hike drinks and celebratory meals!

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The Enderby Cliffs Trail (also known as the Tplaqin Trail) offers one of the most impressive hiking experiences in the northern Okanagan. The path climbs 700m from the valley floor through a shady forest to the top of towering cliffs, rewarding hikers with spectacular, sweeping views of a patchwork of farmland as well as mountains, rivers and lakes.

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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.

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