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!
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.
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
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
Located on a hilly plateau between two gorgeous lakes, Predator Ridge Resort is a stunning setting for hiking. The network includes over 25km of maintained hiking trails. All the details are here, with our top recommendations and more
Magnificently mountainous Okanagan Mountain Park, British Columbia, offers incredible paddling and hiking opportunities – here’s a complete guide, with campground details, trail descriptions, safety tips and more
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!
Penticton is usually better known for wine, but per capita, it is actually home to the most breweries in British Columbia! Read on for everything you need to know.
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
Set into rolling grasslands, bordered by three lakes and backdropped by mountains, Vernon is surrounded by gorgeous scenery. There are so many fun things to do in this area. This is especially true in the summer, with long, hot days offering endless outdoor opportunities!
Hiking is undoubtedly one of the best ways to take in the true beauty of the Vernon area. If you’re looking for some of the best short Vernon hiking trails, this is the list for you!
As well as being gorgeous to look at, Osoyoos is the warmest and driest place in Canada. There’s plenty of fun things to do in Osoyoos, whether you want to be active or prefer to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Summerland is one of those places that really does live up to its idyllic name. This post features 40+ of our favourite things to do in Summerland, from hiking the gorgeous Kettle Valley Railway Trail and swimming in Okanagan Lake to touring wineries and picking fresh fruit and more!
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
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, from a local viewpoint.
All the top things to do in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, as shared by a Penticton local with accommodation guide and map included
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
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!