Tourism Merritt. Vacation and Visitor's Information for Merritt, British Columbia. The Country Music Capital of Canada

Enjoy a visit to Merritt in British Columbia's Nicola Valley … the Country Music Capital of Canada. You can count on Tourism Merritt for all kinds of information on Merritt's wonderful history, heritage and lifestyle. From the mountains -- to rolling grasslands -- to sandy lake-side beaches they have what you need to know about the lakes, fishing, and mountain biking … along with the hotels, motels, resorts, B&B's, and campgrounds to stay at … and all the great places to dine at.

Merritt, and the Nicola Valley of British Columbia, has so much to offer you. Come discover a past steeped in tradition … and an area many First Nations people call home. Merritt and the Nicola Valley is "Mountain Bike Heaven" with some of the best trail systems in Canada. Here you will also find world-class fishing - in fact on either side of the Coquihalla Highway, which provides easy access to Merritt, there are over 200 lakes in the area to choose from.

Relax and stay awhile. Merritt and the Nicola Region offer you exceptional service, comfort and legendary western hospitality. There are a wide range of accommodations available to suit your every need. Whether it's the comfort and service you've come to expect from a favourite hotel franchise … to the unique and historic bed and breakfasts, heritage homes, cabins/chalets and resorts … we have just what you are looking for.

Showing you all there is to see and do in Merritt is no easy task, but the friendly folks at Tourism Merritt are there to help you. Ask them about the 101 Thing to do in the Nicola Valley … the Merritt Morning Market … the Walk of Stars Tour … Ranch Tours … Circle Tours … the Heritage Walk and more!

There is a free Travel Guide jam-packed with information on Merritt's wonderful history, heritage and lifestyle. Plus, you'll find special sections on lakes, fishing, mountain biking and campgrounds. Your free Travel Guide will provide you with everything you need to plan the perfect Merritt vacation in British Columbia's Nicola Valley.

Country music abounds here in Merritt, and we've been very busy living up to our new designation as the nations Country Music Capital! Merritt has long been known for its' sunny dry climate, laid-back western hospitality and central proximity to Vancouver, Kelowna and Kamloops … and with easy access from the Coquihalla Highway, this annual event held in July is a "Must See".

The City of Merritt is located in the beautiful Nicola Valley region of British Columbia, at the cross-roads of the Coquihalla Highway and the Coquihalla Connector. Merritt and the Nicola Valley is a great place to live … visit … work … and play… so come and visit us soon!

Tourism Merritt
Vacation & Visitor Information
For Merritt, BC, Canada

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Call us at: (250) 378-0349

Mailing Address:
2250 Voght Street, Merritt,
British Columbia, Canada V1K 1B8

The Merrit Courthouse

Flyfishing for Rainbow Trout
Hiking the rolling grasslands
The Historic Quilchena Hotel
Cowgirls Dancing
River Fishing