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 such as Apex Alpine Resort and Peach. Many of our holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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)

Transport 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 centre. 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.

Where to stay near Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 616 holiday rentals near Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. From 281 Houses to 162 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen area.

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:

  • Osoyoos: 282 holiday rentals
  • The Okanagan: 2,082 holiday rentals
  • Keremeos: 108 holiday rentals
  • Twin Lakes: 147 holiday rentals
  • Cawston: 21 holiday rentals

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 holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Osoyoos: 282 holiday homes
  • Keremeos: 108 holiday homes
  • Cawston: 21 holiday homes
  • Kelowna: 1,159 holiday homes
  • Vernon: 504 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen?

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

  • Osoyoos Golf Club: 282 holiday rentals
  • Spotted Lake: 307 holiday rentals
  • Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre: 287 holiday rentals
  • Pioneer Walkway: 284 holiday rentals
  • Osoyoos and District Museum and Archives: 287 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 homes.

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