Top Things To Do
Beaches, lakes and water activities
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!
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.
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.
Whether your interest is in wineries, breweries, cycling, kayaking or nature, click here for a list of guided tours.
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