Archive of posts tagged "okanagan"

Summer at Sun Peaks Resort

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt
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My experience at Sun Peaks has always been brief, but memorable. My first trip up to the Thompson Okanagan ski resort was in 2010 for their Winter Wine Festival and I soon realized just how much happens in this quaint resort village. From annual and seasonal festivals to sporting competitions, concerts, and of course some […]

Centre of Gravity Festival Kelowna 2011, Win Passes

Comments 56 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Centre of Gravity, Kelowna’s ultimate summer beach festival and concert series, returns to the shores of Lake Okanagan July 29th to July 31st. The festival has several key components of music and sport. 150 athletes will compete in five sports: pro beach volleyball, freestyle mountain biking, FMX, wakeboarding, and basketball. As for concerts in City […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 6 Accent Inns Okanagan

Comments 136 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heading into Week 6 of the BC Travel Tuesday series, we’re about half-way through the giveaways and getaways that have been lined up by backyardbc.com. In case you haven’t been following along already, we’re highlighting travel and hotel stays for locals. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 5 Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos

Comments 300 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am pleased to announce that the BC Travel Tuesday series, that was originally set to be 10 weeks long, has been extended to 12 weeks thanks to the support of my readers and the partner properties listed on backyardbc.com. We’re now onto our fifth week and so far we’ve given away $2,188 worth of […]

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I was invited up to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver (at the Southern tip of the Okanagan) to tour their facilities, meet their winemaker, and learn more about their vineyards. While I am very familiar with the brand (and they have also been generous sponsors of the last two Twestival events I have organized) […]

Thompson Okanagan Getaway Giveaway

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month I sent John Biehler in my place on a tour of the Thompson Okanagan including stops in Kelowna and Kamloops. He enjoyed wine tastings, wilderness explorations, and choice craft beers from the region thanks to the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA). Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Aside from tongue-tingling ales and delicious […]