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Pet-Friendly places in the Similkameen Valley

Are you planning a road trip with your pet in tow? The Similkameen Valley welcomes dog and other pets to join you on your travels in select locations from restaurants and wineries, and accommodations, to an impressive network of trails that hug the river, you and your furry friend will find loads of great options. » MORE

Golf the Similkameen Valley

Planning a Golf Getaway? Consider the Similkameen Valley! Choose from three 18-hole courses designed for all levels of golfers. Just east of town, the scenic Princeton Golf Club is nestled along the mountains and Hwy 3. Try to land an eagle at the Twin Lakes Golf Course, north of Keremeos on Hwy 3A or St. » MORE

Top 5 Similkameen LookoutS

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not the destination. It’s the journey.” What if you could savour both? These top five Similkameen lookouts await you. Whether you’re driving through the Rockies from points east or through the Cascades from points west, you’ll enjoy a beautiful journey and a welcoming destination when you travel to the » MORE

First Nations Culture in the Similkameen Valley

When you travel through the Similkameen Valley, you’re traversing territory that has been home to First Nations for millennia. The Similkameen Valley is the ancestral, traditional and unceded territory of the Syilx Nation, and is home to the Upper Similkameen Indian Band—the Similamix People—and the Lower Similkameen Indian Band—the Smelqmix People. They have a rich » MORE

Fall In The Similkameen … A Feast For The Senses

Are you ready for the kaleidoscope of colours and flavours on your next vacation? Then you’re ready for fall in the Similkameen Valley… Few places put on a more dazzling – yet serene – show of Mother Nature’s finest than this beautiful, fertile valley. Whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple, with friends or family, » MORE

Wildlife Viewing in the Similkameen Valley

Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Some of the most fascinating – and rare – birds, reptiles and animals make their home in the Similkameen Valley, making it a prime location for wildlife viewing. It’s always thrill to see wildlife, one of the true treasures of our valley. We have plenty of wildlife to watch for » MORE

Similkameen wineries and Cideries are Waiting for You!

Are you thinking about a wine tour for your next getaway? Any tour through British Columbia’s wine region should include visiting the many Similkameen wineries and cideries. Nestled between the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan Valley, this beautiful desert valley is home to some of the province’s most interesting wineries and cideries. Your tour through » MORE

Top 10 Things to do as a couple in the Similkameen

Are you ready for a change of pace? Now that we’re all travelling again, some of you might be craving the hustle and bustle of a big city… If you’re looking for open skies and friendly people, there are so many things for couples to do in the Similkameen Valley. » MORE

Must-DO Similkameen Fishing Destinations

Whether you are an expert angler who seeks out backcountry adventure year-round or a recreational fisherman who wants to share time with family or friends, Similkameen fishing adventures promise an abundance of opportunities, no matter the season or your skill level. Here’s a quick guide to the best places to fish in the Similkameen Valley. » MORE

Top 5 Hiking Spots in the Similkameen Valley

Some of the most spectacular hiking spots can be found in this oasis nestled in the Cascade Mountains. If you enjoy the great outdoors, there’s a great chance you’ll find a trail suited to your skill level and sense of adventure. Here are five of the best places to enjoy Similkameen trails: Top 5 Hiking » MORE