Penticton is located at the southern
end of Okanagan Lake is famous for its Peach Festival, Okanagan
Wine Festival and the host of the Ironman Canada Triathlon.
Penticton is known for its beaches and plethora of water
activities. There is a channel that runs from Okanangan
Lake down to Skaha Lake and if you want to spend 3-4 hours
on a sunny day you can float down the channel. If you don’t
have that much time to spare then cool off at the water
park. For the more adventurous you can try the world class
rock climbing or horse back riding available in the area.
The Peachfest is an annual tradition which began in 1947
to celebrate the peach harvest. It is a five day event that
features live entertainment, a variety of food and merchant
vendors, parades, arts and crafts exhibits, various competitions
and a square dance festival.
Penticton is also located along the Kettle Valley Railway
and stretches along 500 km of scenic gravel track. The 2.2%
gentle grade into Penticton travels through vineyards, orchards,
wineries, and offers unparalleled views of Okanagan Lake.
The trail is ideal for walking, hiking or cycling.
Since the Okanagan Valley offers one of the longest golf
seasons, Penticton is home to seven championship courses
with another 21 courses within the Penticton area. Since
all of these courses are nestled within the natural habitat
carved from canyons or located within the desert landscape,
golfers enjoy spectacular views and natural hazards that
challenge all skill levels.
Of course it wouldn’t be a city in the Okanagan Valley
without the offering of many wineries. With over 30 wineries
in the area you can spend all or part of your time touring
each unique winery, learning about wines, tasting wines
and adding to your wine cellar. You can even do a wine tour
Penticton is only a 30 minute drive to Apex Mountain Resort.
With skiing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, tube park, cross
country trails, outdoor skating and night skiing, Apex offers
the entire family a holiday of fun and adventure.
4400 Lakeside Rd.
475 upper bench Rd. North
1060 Poplar Grove Road
250 Upper Bench Road
7 Okanagan Winery
1450 Mcmillan Ave.
170 Upper Bench Rd.
Howling Bluff Estate Wines
1086 Three Mile Rd.