12 of the Best Penticton Wine Tours

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With more than 50 wineries located within a 20 minute drive of the downtown area, Penticton is an ideal place to go wine touring. Make the most of your experience by taking a Penticton wine tour.

The Best Things to Do in Penticton: By a Local

A cyclist is riding away from the camera on the downhill dirt KVR path, with fencing on both sides and vineyards beyond. In the background, a calm lake is visible as well as mountainous terrain on the other side

Thanks to the incredible natural beauty in this area, there are SO many things to do in Penticton. But don’t worry if you’re more of an urbanite – there’s plenty for you here as well. This post features more than 70 ideas, including touristy must-dos as well as some awesome off the beaten path activities.

The Best Restaurants in Penticton: By a Local

Two tacos on a silver colored tray at Neighbourhood Brewing. One taco with fried fish, diced tomato and red onion. The other is street yellow corn toped with cheese and cilantro.

For such a relatively small city, Penticton has a surprisingly large and diverse food scene. With such a variety of options, narrowing down the best Penticton restaurants is quite a challenge. But we’ve done the hard work for you!

3 Days in Penticton: Ultimate Weekend Itinerary

View of Skaha Lake Beach with hills in the distance and people walking on lake shore drive walking path.

Looking to spend a weekend in Penticton? We’ve got the perfect 3 day Penticton itinerary for you! Crafted with years of experience hosting friends and family in our home city, this itinerary has been put together with first time visitors in mind. It offers a great introduction to the city and features some of our ultimate favourite things to do.

The Best Patios in Penticton: Recommendations By a Local

View of six person table at Play Winery Restaurant with umbrella and gorgeous lake views in the background

Penticton has the perfect climate for eating al fresco, with the patio season usually running from April to October. Whether you’ve just finished a wine tour or a hike along the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) Trail, these Penticton patios are the place to sit back, relax and enjoy some local eats.

Penticton River Channel Float: Complete Guide

People floating on inflatable tubes on the Penticton Channel, British Columbia

Floating the Penticton Channel is a summer must do in British Columbia, Canada. The slow, shallow river is the perfect place to relax, listen to music, drink, chat and sunbathe – it is BC’s largest summer party!

Naramata Bench Wine Touring Etiquette and Tips

In the upscale winery tasting room, four people lined up in front of a fancy tasting bar. Behind the bar the Little Engine logo is on a wall made of white painted planks. On each side of the logo three shelves each showcasing a lineup of wines.

Wine tasting should be a fun experience. But unless you’ve spent much time in wine country, you may not realise that there are some unspoken rules about wine tasting etiquette. This post offers a crash course in wine tasting etiquette, alongside some Naramata Bench-specific tips and tricks.