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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.