Unveiling the Ultimate Summer Experience: Discovering Kamloops, B.C.


Tobiano Golf Course © Courtesy of Tourism Kamloops

Summer is here, which means it’s time to head out and enjoy the sunny weather! If you’re looking for a destination where you can unwind, reconnect, and create everlasting memories, Kamloops is the place for you.

From sipping exquisite wines along the Kamloops Wine Trail to teeing off at world-class golf courses, this picturesque part of British Columbia has something for everyone—an array of experiences to delight every palate and thrill-seeker. Round up a group of friends, or your family, and prepare for a perfect getaway.

Adventure Awaits

With thrills and outdoor adventures everywhere you look, Kamloops is an outdoor playground like no other. Lace up your hiking boots and take on the trails. Hike through grasslands, vast canyons, tall hoodoos, and other rugged landscapes that pique your imagination. Stroll alongside picturesque lakes and sage-scented trails, catching glimpses of rolling hills and local wildlife. Mountain biking trails offer exhilarating twists and turns for adrenaline lovers, providing the perfect backdrop for an action-packed adventure.

© Courtesy of Tourism Kamloops

Dive into the inviting waters of Kamloops Lake, the largest in the area, for a day of paddling and admiring the rocky bluffs. For a family-friendly outing, head to Paul Lake, where calm waters and sandy beaches provide the perfect setting for a day of water sports.

For those who are looking for accessible adventures, visit the BC Wildlife Park to learn about wildlife rehabilitation or cool off at Riverside Park, complete with water sport rentals, a splash park and a playground. With endless adventures to choose from, Kamloops ensures that every day is filled with fun and excitement for the whole family.

A Golfer’s Paradise

Kamloops has a reputation as a golfer’s paradise, with eight world-class courses set against stunning backdrops of natural landscapes. Whether you’re teeing off at Tobiano, with its breathtaking views of Kamloops Lake and challenging par-3, or navigating the riverside fairways of Rivershore, each course promises a unique and unforgettable experience. Take advantage of the opportunity to play at Sun Peaks, boasting the highest holes in British Columbia with panoramic views of the charming village below and the snow-capped peaks beyond. What better way to swing into the season?

Savouring the Flavours of Kamloops

Is there anything better than enjoying a delicious meal in the sun? In Kamloops, diverse flavours and gastronomic delights await at every turn. Let your taste buds take you on a tour of the world, from Jamaican delights at Jamaican Kitchen to authentic Mexican cuisine at Hacienda Cielito Lindo. For a nightcap, enjoy Indian-inspired cocktails at Maurya’s Craft Bar & Kitchen or savour fusion dishes at Jacob’s Noodle & Cutlet.

Sit back and enjoy a glass at one of Kamloops’ wineries and vineyards. With over 2,000 hours of annual sunshine, the Thompson Valley wine region produces an array of exceptional wines, from elegant reds to crisp whites. Start your wine journey at Monte Creek Winery, offering personalized tastings alongside locally sourced delights. For a more intimate experience, venture to Privato Vineyard and Winery, where handcrafted wines await.

If you prefer a pint to a glass, be sure to sample award-winning brews at Iron Road Brewing or sip on artisanal cocktails crafted with care at local favourites like Gin Lane Distilling & Cocktails.

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Monte Creek Patio © Courtesy of Tourism Kamloops

Ready for the ultimate summer adventure? Find more adventures and plan your trip today at tourismkamloops.com. And remember to get your ‘Loops Explorer Pass for special deals and discounts at Kamloops’ top attractions and restaurants.

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In Kamloops, real places and rough edges are embraced as a sign of memories well-made and adventures well played. Whether you’ve got fun between your legs on your bike, birdie (or bogey) your way across some of Canada’s most beautiful golf courses, or hike and taste wine at new heights, Kamloops has what you crave.


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