OKanagan Valley: The Summer Paradise

Summers are a great time to explore yourself and the world around. Although the scorching heat will always be the pain in the neck, it can never be strong enough to stop you from enjoying your vacations. Being in the lap of nature all day long makes up for a good summer.

Okanagan in British Columbia is the place that offers you all the peace and solitude you desire. The beaches and mountains surrounding the Okanagan Valley create a picturesque landscape, making it the perfect getaway destination for summers.

Okanagan is best known as a wine region. It has a suitable climate for producing wine and experienced winemakers who have been in the business for generations. The fondness and love they have towards winemaking has made British Columbia one of the best wineries in Canada and worldwide.

Okanagan has many treats to offer to make your summer a pleasant one. The Okanagan Lake, the beaches, the mountains and the wineries, all add to the picturesque beauty of Okanagan, according it the status of a tourist hotspot.

If you plan to visit Okanagan for this summer, add the following places and activities to your checklist:


A visit to Okanagan would be incomplete without a wine tour. With some of the best vineyards in Kelowna and Naramata, Okanagan has become a famous wine-producing zone. When visiting Okanagan be sure to take the wine tours in Kelowna and Naramata.

The Naramata Bench Wine Tour is home to vineyards that are a source of award winning wines, stunning vistas & multiple options for a patio style lunch or dinner, with the vineyards just steps away.

A wine tour in Kelowna has much more to offer than just wine tasting. You not only get to chance to visit the vineyards and the wine shops but also get an opportunity to learn the art of winemaking.

Some of the best and popular wineries which are a must visit in Okanagan are Quails Gate Winery, Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery & Cedar Creek Winery. With beautiful settings and breathtaking views together with outstanding wines attract visitors to these fascinating wineries.


The beautiful Okanagan Lake and the beaches, the calm mountains, waterfalls and scenic vineyards can best be explored through a hike. The best way to explore the abundant beauty of nature in Okanagan is undoubtedly through hiking.

A walk around the valley will bring you closer to nature and allow you to appreciate its beauty. Okanagan is the perfect holiday destination to spend your summer.

Some of the many hiking trails in Kelowna are Angel Springs, Waterfront Boardwalk, Big White Mountain and High Rim Trail. So if you are looking forward to a day full of excitement in the meadows, just park your car and enjoying walking through the springs and cliffs.


The Kalamalka Lake in north Kelowna is not only an attractive tourist sight but also a destination for various water sports and swimming. Other places that are a must visit are Kettle Valley Rail Trail and the Kangaroo Creek Farm.

Après Tours lets you explore the magnificent wine country of the Okanagan Valley. The tours, customized to suit your likes and preferences, can be the best way to experience new & boutique wineries … while testing your senses to varietals you’ve never had before. These tours are not only fun but also informative, and with so many regions to choose from you may have to come back again, and again …you get the idea.