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Undiscovered Adventure 

Penticton is one of just two cities in the world situated between two lakes. Beaches and water fun are part of the Summer culture here – dive in like a local and get wet. Okanagan and Skaha Beaches feature nearly 15 acres of premium, sandy beach and swimming areas. There are over 80 wineries in the Penticton metropolitan area, seven craft breweries, two cideries and three distilleries all within easy walking or biking distance of the downtown core. 


Top Things To Do 

Beaches, lakes and water activities 

There are multiple beaches along Okanagan and Skaha Lake to choose from. For water activities and rentals, click here.  


There are over 170 wineries operating and producing more than 75 grape varietals near Penticton with three distinctly different wine regions including Naramata, Okanagan Falls and Summerland. Over 80 of these wineries are within a 20 minutes’ drive of the City Centre. For a list of wineries and when they open, click here. Interested in a tour? Click here, for a list of available tour companies. 

Bikes and brews 

From well-maintained road routes, technical single-track trails and easy leisure trails with exceptional views, there is something for everyone to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Click here, to learn more. 

Explore the KVR Trail to take in the sweeping valley views, pass through active vineyards and learn about the history of the Kettle Valley Trail along the way. Is wine and adventure the perfect pairing? You be the judge as you tag along on a bicycle ride down the Kettle Valley Rail Trail through the Naramata Bench vineyards and wineries! 

Outdoor adventures 

From mountain biking to rock climbing, Penticton is an outdoor adventure mecca, offering some of the purest adventure pursuits within the Okanagan Valley.  For companies that can help you with these adventures, click here.   

There is a huge cycling community in the city and the Penticton and Area Cycling Association (PACA) offers some great resources and information on local riding. 

Fruit stands and markets 

Beginning in April, you will find markets opening throughout the valley, all bursting with fresh fruit, vegetables and the scent of warm cinnamon buns wafting through the air. For more information, click here. 

Family fun 

Penticton offers an endless number of family-friendly activities both indoor and outdoor. From adventure parks to bike rentals to indoor rock climbing, we have it all. Click here, to plan your family adventure.  

Guided tours 

Whether your interest is in wineries, breweries, cycling, kayaking or nature, click here for a list of guided tours. 


Looking for more inspiration? Check out these itineraries.  

Four Seasons of Undiscovered