The Dish on the Okanagan

Interview with Richard from Discover Okanagan Tours

Golfing, wine tours and powder hounds keep us pretty busy but its hard to resist some of the other fun things to do in the Okanagan valley when your van is equipped to haul 14 people, 10 mountain bikes, 6 pontoon fishing boats or whatever other apparatus you might need to swing, slide, roll or [...]

About Kelowna

Kelowna With a population of more than 117,312, Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. Bordering Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is well known for its hot summers and temperate winters. Kelowna is one of the most livable cities in Canada. In the recent Canada Pulse survey, 90% of residents reported "My city [...]

Wine History in the Okanagan Valley

Wine History in the Okanagan Valley Located in the British Columbia region of the Okanagan, the Okanagan Valley is the second largest Canadian wine region.Along with the nearby Similkameen Valley, the approximately 4,000 hectares (9,900 acres) of vineyards planted in the Okanagan account for more than 90% of all wine produced in British Columbia [...]

Rattlesnake Island – Okanagan Lake

From Wikipedia Rattlesnake Island is a small island on Okanagan Lake, located across from Peachland. The land on the shore surrounding the island is part of Okanagan Mountain Park. Many believe Rattlesnake Island is the home of the legendary Ogopogo. In the 1990s, the island was going to be developed as a tourist attraction, and [...]