Penticton is situated in the South Okanagan, only 40 miles from the US border at Oroville, Washington and 250 miles east of Vancouver. Penticton is an excellent holiday destination featuring beautiful sandy beaches, surrounded by fruit orchards, vineyards and mountains.

The Okanagan Valley offers long lazy summers, warm autumns, brief winters, and stunning springs. Whether you are planning a family vacation in the Okanagan, a romantic getaway complete with wine tours of British Columbia's best wineries, seeking outdoor adventure such as skiing, hiking and biking; the Okanagan is an all-season playground.

Please visit the following sites for additional information on the area:

City of Penticton: penticton.ca

Visit Penticton: visitpenticton.com

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