City of Penticton, BC, is the perfect sun, sand and surf destination.
the high clay bluffs south along Highway 97 from Kelowna, you
enter Penticton. With Okanagan Lake to
the north and Skaha Lake to the south, this city is a leisure
and recreation mecca.
from houseboating, sailing,windsurfing, waterskiing, power boating
or a lazy float down the Okanagan River
your gear and challenge yourself on the Skaha Bluffs - one of
the best rock climbing pitches in the world. Drive off to one
of the 250 fishing lakes within 30 minutes of Penticton city centre.
a tour through one of the many nearby Okanagan wineries, sampling
local orchard produce or browsing through the local craft shops,
museum and galleries is more to your liking. Winter brings fun
at Apex Mountain Resort, a nearby ski area with both alpine and
nordic skiing, snowboarding, snow showing, ice fishing and sleigh
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Accommodations in Pentiction are many and varied. Charming
Bed & Breakfasts, luxury resorts, destination hotels, value motels
as well as fully equipped RV Parks and picturesque campgrounds
give the visitor a wide range of lodging and vacation options
to choose from.
Lake Provincial Park, north of Penticton, on the west side of
the lake, offers over 150 campsites The sandy beaches and well
manicured sites make it a popular oasis for RVers and campers
in the summer season.
Penticton is located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley 20 km
(12 mi.) north of Okanagan Falls on Highway 97, 393 km (243.6
mi.) northeast of Vancouver, BC and 356 km (220 mi.) north of
Spokane WA. The area is also serviced by national and regional
airlines as well as bus lines.
Lake's Kickininee Provincial Park, off Hwy 97 about 14 km north
of Penticton, offers vacationers a selection of public beaches:
Pyramid, Kickininee, and Soorimpt Take. The 30 ha. Sun-Oka Beach
Provincial Park, located north of Penticton on Hwy 97, just before
Summerland, boats superb beaches and 190 day-use picnic sites.
Attractions: Alalemmatic Timepiece (world's largest sundial)
, Munson's Mountain Viewpoint, S.S. Naramata Tugboat, S.S.
Sicamous Sternwheeler, Art Gallery, Leir House Cultural Centre,
Okanagan Summer School of the Arts