Okanagan Valley attractions

Top Choice Winery in Penticton to Kelowna

Mission Hill Family Estate

As if it were a Tuscan hill town, this winery's architecture wows. Go for a taste of one of the blended reds (try the Bordeaux) or the excellent Syrah. Terrace is one of the valley's best restaurants and sources fin…
Top Choice Winery in Oliver

Rustico Farm & Cellars

Who says winemaking is serious? For Bruce Fuller, it's a hoot. Set in a 19th-century bunk house now covered in vines, this winery produces fine reds and whites such as the Bonanza Old Vine Zinfandel. There is an Old…
Top Choice Park in Kelowna

Kelowna City Park

Kelowna's lakeside park is easily the city's most charming feature and gets busy on warm summer days.
Top Choice Historic Site in Penticton

SS Sicamous Inland Marine Museum

Back when the best way to get around inland BC was by boat, the SS Sicamous hauled passengers and freight on Okanagan Lake from 1914 to 1936. Now the boat has been restored and permanently moored; a tour is an evoca…
Winery in Kelowna

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

In the hills along the lake’s eastern shore, you’ll soon come to one of the Okanagan’s most colorful wineries. Summerhill Pyramid Winery combines a traditional tasting room with a huge pyramid where every Summerhill…
Park in Shuswap Region

Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park

The main attraction here is the annual spawning of sockeye salmon. The 10.59-sq-km park protects both sides of the Adams River between Shuswap Lake and Adams Lake, a natural bottleneck for the bright-red sockeye whe…
Farm in Kelowna

Carmelis Goat Cheese Artisan

Call ahead to book a tour of the dairy, milking station and cellar. Even without the tour, you can sample soft-ripened cheeses with names such as Moonlight and Heavenly, or the hard-ripened Smoked Carmel or Goatgonz…
Museum in Kelowna

Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum

Located in the historic Laurel Packing House, the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum recounts the Okanagan Valley from its ranchland past, grazed by cows, to its present, grazed by tourists. The old fruit-packing-crat…
Winery in Oliver

Hester Creek

Has a sweeping location, a great new tasting room and is known for its reds, especially its richly flavored Cabernet Franc. The winery's Terrafina retaurant has a Tuscan accent.
Farm in Vernon

Davison Orchards

Has tractor rides, homemade ice cream, fresh apple juice, winsome barnyard animals and more. Follow 25th Ave west, turn north briefly on 41st St, then go west on Bella Vista Rd and watch for signs.