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Travel Itineraries

Looking for some inspiration on how to discover Penticton? We have developed a series of itineraries and signature experiences to help plan your next trip to Penticton. Check out the itineraries below!

bicycle riding on the kvr towards little tunnel, views of Okanagan Lake looking towards Naramata and Penticton

Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Easily accessible from downtown Penticton, the KVR trail works its way out of the city to the north through some residential neighbourhoods before opening up and following along the eastern ridge line of the Naramata Bench. From there you are surrounded by vineyards and orchards for the rest of the ride as you head towards the village of Naramata or the Little Tunnel lookout.

4 friends drinking beer, with

Penticton Ale Trail

Penticton also has a dynamic beer scene with eight craft breweries. In fact, craft beer has become so popular here that Lonely Planet has named Penticton as Canada’s Craft Beer Capital! We have some of BC’s oldest and newest craft breweries here in Penticton. Most are within easy walking or biking distance of one another.

Downtown Penticton, a couple walking near petrasek, in front of an outdoor fountain

Daily Special Downtown Culinary Trail

This downtown culinary trail includes arts and culture stops mixed in with fresh, delicious food and drinks. With everything downtown in such close proximity and many stops along the Lake to Lake Bike Route, this is the perfect itinerary to hop on your bike and follow or enjoy along a leisurely stroll.

Raspbery dessert with a cocktail made of cherry liqueur

Daily Special Naramata Bench Spirits Culinary Trail

This Naramata Bench culinary trail includes outdoor adventure stops mixed in with fresh, delicious food and drinks, with a focus on our local spirits and craft distilleries. 

A family enjoying a picnic at a park near Skaha Lake in Penticton, BC.

A Day at Skaha Lake Park

Located along the shores of Skaha Lake, Skaha Lake Park is the perfect area to spend an entire day with your friends and family. With lots of trees and grassy areas, you have options to escape the sun while still enjoying the views. For the kids, there are two playground areas and a splash pad to keep the kids cool and still having fun in the sun!  

Okanagan Lake Beach

A Day at Okanagan Beach

Penticton is home to 15 acres of premium sandy beaches along the shores of Okanagan Lake to north and Skaha Lake to the south. Stretching from The Peach all the way to the SS Sicamous, this section of beach is one of the most popular areas in Penticton for travellers and locals alike. Enjoy a beach day, any day of the week on Okanagan Lake.

Kettle Valley Rail Trail – Bike Ride

The Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) Trail is one of the most iconic attractions in Penticton. Stretching 660 km from Hope, BC to Castlegar, BC the KVR is a decommissioned rail trail that has be converted into a recreational trail network that is also part of the Trans Canada Trail. The section of the trail between Penticton and Naramata is arguably the most developed of the entire KVR. 

A Day at Skaha Lake Park

Experience Penticton like a local and head down to the South end of the city for a day at Skaha Lake Park. Located along the shores of Skaha Lake, Skaha Lake Park is the perfect area to spend an entire day with your friends and family.

A Day at Okanagan Beach

Penticton is home to 15 acres of premium sandy beaches along the shores of Okanagan Lake to North and Skaha Lake to the South. We are going to showcase what a beach day, any day of the week on Okanagan Lake would look like!

Penticton Ale Trail

Penticton has a dynamic beer scene with eight craft breweries. In fact, craft beer has become so popular here that expedia.ca recognized Penticton as one of Canada’s best beer towns, and Lonely Planet has named Penticton as Canada’s Craft Beer Capital!

Daily Special Culinary Trail Downtown

This downtown culinary trail includes arts and culture stops mixed in with fresh, delicious food and drinks. With many stops along the Lake to Lake Bike Route, this is the perfect itinerary to hop on your bike and follow!

Daily Special Culinary Trail Naramata Bench Spirits

When you arrive in Penticton, you’ll get an immediate sense of our warm, welcoming culinary community, and the Daily Special allows you to engage with the community as a local would. Use the Daily Special…