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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 to Little Tunnel (Naramata)

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.

biking the kvr trail along skaha lake

Kettle Valley Rail Trail to Okanagan Falls

Accessible from Wright’s Beach Camp on the Skaha Lake end of town, the KVR trail works its way out of the city to the south right alongside the shores of Skaha Lake down to Okanagan Falls at the other end. Bike your way down and enjoy beautiful scenery of Skaha Lake and reward yourself with some ice cream and wine once you get to Okanagan Falls.

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 Arts 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.

hooded merganser restaurant ribs and wine

Daily Special Downtown Adventure Culinary Trail

This downtown culinary trail includes fun and adventure stops mixed in with fresh, local food and drinks. With everything downtown and along Okanagan Lake in such close proximity, you can easily follow this itinerary on foot!

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. 

hillside winery

Daily Special Naramata Bench Wine Culinary Trail

This Naramata Bench culinary trail, perfect to follow on your bike, includes a waterfall hike, with a focus on our dining options at wineries along the Naramata Bench. 

fun city penticton bike rentals family on pedal car

Three Days of Family Fun

This family fun itinerary provides you with a plan for 3 days of fun to impress every member of your group – no matter what age. You’ll appreciate the active lifestyle Penticton is famous for with these suggestions to walk, pedal and paddle your way towards a memorable Penticton stay that your family will remember for years to come! 

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 to Little Tunnel

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. 

Kettle Valley Rail Trail to Okanagan Falls

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…

Three Days of Family Fun

If it is your first family vacation in Penticton or if you return each year, this Family Fun itinerary provides you with a plan to impress every member of your group – no matter what…

Daily Special Culinary Trail Downtown Arts

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 Downtown Adventure

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…

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…

Daily Special Culinary Trail Naramata Bench Wine

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…

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!

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!

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.