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Things To Do:

For an overall, complete and varied listing of things to do, see, eat, drink and otherwise experience in the Penticton area, probably the best thing to do is the check out the PENTICTON VISITOR CENTRE. A visit may be made in person or via the net. This wonderful facility provides South Okanagan brochures and maps, information on attractions/events and general good direction.

888 Westminster Avenue West
(Southwest corner of Westminster Avenue + Power Street)

Penticton BC, V2A 8S2
Phone: 250-276-2170

Toll-free: 800-663-5052
Email:
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Web: visitpenticton.com

 

Top 15 things to do in the Penticton area:

There is so much going on here that this list of top 15 things to do in the Penticton area is just the tip of the iceberg.  We want to make sure that your stay with us is unforgettable so here are highlights of just some of the activities that make Penticton so special.

1.     Float ‘The Channel’ between Okanagan and Skaha Lakes

2.     Bike, hike, run or stroll the Kettle Valley Railway (KVR)

3.     Mountain bike or hike one of the fantastic trail networks including Campbell Mountain, Three Blind Mice and oodles more

4.     Tour any of the 70 plus wineries within 20 minutes of the city and taste the bounty of this area

5.     For those who prefer beer, Penticton is home to several Craft Breweries

6.     We can’t leave out spirits . . . follow the ‘South Okanagan Distillery Trail’ to visit Craft Distillers to and sample their products

7.     Stroll through the Penticton Farmer’s Market on Main Street (Saturday mornings, May to October) and the Naramata Market at Wharf Park (Wednesday evenings, June to Sept)

8.     There is much choice in the eating department . . . from food trucks at the markets to locally sourced and inspired delectables at charming restaurants to winery patios . . . it’s all here

9.     Go on an art tour.  Many local artists open their studios for visits and there are several art galleries to drop in to

10.   Relax on one of our beautiful beaches

11.   Go vertical at the world renowned Skaha Bluffs

12.   Attend one of the many annual events and festivals

13.   Pick fresh fruit at a local orchard

14.   Warm up to winter with great outdoor activities; skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and skating

15.   Shop like a local at the numerous retail outlets and boutique stores around the city

 

What is Penticton known for:

Rolling vineyards, sparkling lakes, golden beaches, vast mountain ranges and one the best year-round climates in Canada are just a few of the things that entice people to Penticton & Wine Country.

Penticton, BC named top 10 world travel destination in Facebook survey – Huffington Post 2012
Okanagan Named Number One Wine Destination in World - Huffington Post 2014
Okanagan Valley named as second-best wine region to visit amongst the top 10 worldwide destinations - USA Today Readers Choice Awards 2014
7 public beaches stretching over 5 kilometes along 2 pristine freshwater lakes; Okanagan Lake & Skaha Lake
Over 150 regional trails to explore by foot, bicycle or horseback