Okanagan-Shuswap Travel & Tourism Information

Whether you're coming to visit, or live here, this section give you all of the travel information for Okanagan & Shuswap Lake regions of BC. Here's the information about city and area attractions, accommodations, or city maps, as well as information about travelling away from British Columbia. Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Travel News

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Okanagan-Shuswap Savings

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Okanagan-Shuswap Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Okanagan-Shuswap area:

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view listing for Best Western Vernon Lodge & Conference CentreAccommodationBest Western Vernon Lodge & Conference Centre

First class all-seasons lodge & conference centre, with elegant surroundings & dining experience. tropical courtyard , business ctr, high speed internet access, coffee shop, gift shop, swimming pool, whirlpool

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view listing for Sandman Hotel KelownaAccommodationSandman Hotel Kelowna

Located just across the street from the largest shopping mall in the Okanagan. Newly renovated with modern decor and full service amenities including room service. Free parking, In room coffee/tea

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view listing for Travelodge Salmon Arm BCAccommodationTravelodge Salmon Arm BC

AAA 3 diamonds, with 38 heated/air-conditioned rooms, queen size beds, located on Trans -Canada Highway. Joey's Only full service r seafood restaurant open 11:00 to 22:00

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view listing for DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel KamloopsAccommodationDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kamloops

100 spacious rooms with views of the mountains, City or Thompson River w. 24 hour 4 star room service. Conventions & meetings up to 200 people. Parking, winter plug-ins, year round heated outdoor pool , whirlpool, fitness centre & sauna. Pets $10.

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view listing for Hotel 540AccommodationHotel 540

Hotel 540 offers all the comforts and conveniences of a luxury hotel at an affordable price. Conveniently located downtown within walking distance of shops, offices, and Galleries. Dine at Blue Dining + Lounge

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Okanagan-Shuswap Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Raven Ridge Cidery Co. Ltd.AttractionRaven Ridge Cidery Co. Ltd.

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view listing for Skaha Meadows Golf CourseAttractionSkaha Meadows Golf Course

Located near the pristine shores of Skaha Lake. Voted "The Best Golf Course in the southern Okanagan 2004"and also considered the 'friendliest'. Our 9 hole challenging layout is user friendly and walkable. Power cartsand rental cl

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view listing for Fox'n Hounds PubAttractionFox'n Hounds Pub

All UFC, Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Whitecaps and BC Lions Games. Great food. Awesome contest

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view listing for Crannog Ales LtdAttractionCrannog Ales Ltd

We opened in 2000, a year after establishing our organic farm. We brew unfiltered, unpasteurized ales using only organic ingredients, and reflect the Irish tradition of brewing full-flavoured, complex ales which are also great session beers.

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view listing for Vintage Hills Golf Course & AcademyAttractionVintage Hills Golf Course & Academy

Les Furber designed mid-length facility with rolling hills, 72 sand traps and undulating bent grass greens among fragrant ponderosa pines, overlooking scenic Okanagan Lake.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Summerland Necessities (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceSummerland Necessities (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for National Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car & Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for Thomas Cook TravelTravel ServiceThomas Cook Travel

Thomas Cook is the largest leisure travel retail company in Canada. We employ experienced professional travel consultants, backed by a fully integrated web site & call centre. Our customers benefit from our superior buying power with our suppliers.

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view listing for National Car and Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rentals

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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Travel Information & Links

Okanagan-Shuswap Intown Attractions

Bridge across the mghty Columbia River at Revelstoke

The region spans from Shuswap Lake and the Thompson River in the north, along the Trans-Canada Highway, and runs south along beautiful Lake Okanagan down to the American border. There is lots to see and do around Okanagan and Shuswaps including attractions like museums, wineries, parks and lakeside-green space, with lots of activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.


Okanagan-Shuswap Nearby Towns & Attractions

Enjoy the hot sandy Okanagan beaches at Peachland

The area offers a range that guarantees fun for almost anybody. While the north is more rugged, offering a back-to-nature experience, whether in the spectacular mountains near Kamloops or Revelstoke, or houseboating or resting at a cottage along the lake in the Shuswaps around Salmon Arm or Sicamous. Further south, enjoy the fertile green values and warm waters of the Okanagan, with activities centered around Vernon, Kelowna, and Penticton. Further south, experience the heat of Canada's only pocket dessert near Osoyoos just above the US border.


Okanagan-Shuswap Accommodation

Hotel in Kelowna, on Harvey Rd

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.

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Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway.

To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world.

Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".

  • Sustainable Accomodation
  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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