Destination guide

Friendly Okanagan-Similkameen will entice you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Okanagan-Similkameen. Well known for its lake, bird watching and mountain views, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Apex Alpine Resort and Peach. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Okanagan-Similkameen

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Okanagan-Similkameen has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Apex Alpine Resort (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Nickel Plate Cross Country Ski Area (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Princeton Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Robin Ridge (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • Dirty Laundry Vineyard (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • Thornhaven Estate Winery (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Okanagan-Similkameen

Travelers enjoy Okanagan-Similkameen for its lakeside setting and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Okanagan-Similkameen is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bromley Rock Provincial Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Giant's Head Mountain (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Summerland Ornamental Gardens (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • Penticton Rose Garden (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Gordon Beggs Rotary Beach (24.1 mi / 38.9 km)

Transportation to and around Okanagan-Similkameen

Fly into Penticton, BC (YYF-Penticton Regional), the closest airport, located 23.9 mi (38.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kelowna, BC (YLW-Kelowna Intl.), which is 48.1 mi (77.5 km) away.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Oliver: 176 holiday homes
  • The Okanagan: 2,123 holiday homes
  • Penticton: 403 holiday homes
  • Osoyoos: 237 holiday homes
  • Okanagan Falls: 36 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Oliver: 176 holiday lettings
  • Penticton: 403 holiday lettings
  • Osoyoos: 237 holiday lettings
  • Summerland: 686 holiday lettings
  • Kaleden: 253 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Thornhaven Estate Winery: 583 holiday rentals
  • Sonoran Estate Winery: 619 holiday rentals
  • Osoyoos Golf Club: 282 holiday rentals
  • Spotted Lake: 318 holiday rentals
  • Penticton Rose Garden: 417 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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