Penticton

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Discover the heart of Okanagan’s wine-growing region in this pretty little city, situated between two lakes in the cradle of vineyard-clad highlands.

With its fine wines, fresh produce and acclaimed restaurants, Penticton is staking a place in British Columbia’s culinary map. A long-time favorite as a summer vacation spot, Penticton’s appeal is broadening to make the lakeside city a four-season destination. Explore galleries and museums showcasing regional art and history, visit charming venues to see symphonies, plays and concerts and sample vintages in some of the city’s renowned wineries.

Get acquainted with the city’s leafy streets and explore its downtown area on foot. Stop by the Penticton Visitor Center to find out what’s happening during your visit. Stroll through the Penticton Farmers’ Market to sample some of the region’s fresh produce or have lunch in one of the local restaurants, many of which serve dishes that showcase local and seasonal produce.

Wander down to Okanagan Beach to see an eclectic array of historic architecture on the lakeside. You can also visit the south-side shores of Skaha Lake. Both lakes offer plenty of opportunities for swimming, boating, kitesurfing and windsurfing. You’ll see pine-studded mountain spurs speckled with granite outcroppings beyond Penticton’s fertile pastoral landscape. Take a tour of the wine-growing region and find over 40 wineries within an easy drive from the city. Sample award-winning reds, whites and fruit wines.

Head out into the Okanagan Highlands to see stunning lakes and forested reserves. Pitch a tent or drop a fishing line and hook trout. Hike or cycle along the Kettle Valley Rail Trail or the Three Blind Mice Trail. Get fitted with rock-climbing equipment to take on the precipitous Skaha Bluffs. Snowfall in Penticton opens up the city’s downhill skiing slopes, cross-country ski trails and snowshoe hikes. Don’t miss seeing a panoramic lookout over the city and its lattices of vineyards and orchards from the top of Munson Mountain.

Penticton is located in south-central British Columbia. The city has an extensive bus transit system and easy access to major highways. Fly to the city’s regional airport from Vancouver International Airport or connect with Greyhound buses.

Charming wineries, excellent restaurants and picturesque lakes make Penticton a year-round destination.

Ramada by Wyndham Penticton Hotel & Suites
Ramada by Wyndham Penticton Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
1050 Eckhardt Ave. West, Penticton, BC
The price is ¥9,834 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
Located near the slopes, this Penticton hotel is in the mountains, within a 5-minute walk of Cascade Range and Columbia Mountains, and close to winter sports ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (985 reviews)
"Proximity, happy staff, morning coffee, court yard...."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Ramada by Wyndham Penticton Hotel & Suites
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre
3.5 out of 5
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, BC
The price is ¥16,069 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Located in Penticton, this beachfront resort is in the city center, just steps from Rotary Park, Peach, and Okanagan Beach. Penticton Art Gallery and Penticton ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (958 reviews)
"Very nice hotel: clean, well-maintained, excellent location, friendly staff. Unfortunately, during our stay there were problems with the swimming pool and hot tub. To be noted: parking cost ($10/night) is included when booking this property directly."

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Penticton
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Penticton
2.5 out of 5
602 Eckhardt Avenue West, Penticton, BC
The price is ¥10,467 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Situated in Penticton, this hotel is steps from Cascade Range and Columbia Mountains. Penticton and Wine Country Visitor Center and Cascades Casino are also ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (205 reviews)
"Close to the casino and the theatre we attended"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Penticton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Resort Style 1000 sq ft Suite With Private Heated Pool and Hot Tub
Resort Style 1000 sq ft Suite With Private Heated Pool and Hot Tub
Penticton, BC
The price is ¥20,677 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated in Penticton, this vacation home is steps from Cascade Range and Columbia Mountains. Penticton Art Gallery and Okanagan Lake are also within 1 mi (2 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (19 reviews)
"Everything about this property was excellent"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Resort Style 1000 sq ft Suite With Private Heated Pool and Hot Tub
Brand  new grt local
Brand new grt local
Penticton, BC
Situated in Penticton, this vacation home is steps from Cascade Range and Columbia Mountains. Penticton Museum and Archives and Penticton Art Gallery are also ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Great location
"Clean and very close to town. Walkable to the beach and many restaurants."

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

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Beach House -2021 Brand New - 3 min Walk to Beach
Beach House -2021 Brand New - 3 min Walk to Beach
Penticton, BC
Located in the heart of Penticton, this vacation home is steps from Cascade Range and Columbia Mountains. Penticton Trade and Convention Centre and LocoLanding ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great stay in Penticton
"We enjoyed our annual trip to Penticton. This new condo was very bright and clean. The beds and couch were comfy. Check-in was seamless and Marlene was very quick to answer any questions. Would definitely recommend and also return for our next stay."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2021

Beach House -2021 Brand New - 3 min Walk to Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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