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Penticton BC lies in the heart of BC's most productive wine region in the beautiful
Okanagan Valley. Penticton enjoys some of the mildest year round weather in all of
Canada. Warm summers and mild winters make Penticton a real oasis.
With a population of 41,500 in the greater area, Penticton is a great town for families
looking for big city amenities with a small town flavour.
Combine the natural beauty of the area and the temperatures, and you'll see why
Penticton is such a tourist destination. The business landscape of Penticton is well suited to
hospitality! Penticton is ranked the 7th largest urban centre for income generated by tourism
in BC. The Penticton & Wine Country Visitors Information Centre helps over 90,000 tourists
per year. The Thompson Okanagan region is 3rd highest destination for tourism in BC, and
hosts more than 650,000 visitors per year.
There's hiking and biking through glorious pine-scented mountain
forests. You can also enjoy leisurely strolls and refreshing dips
in our parks and beaches. Be sure to take in some great boating
and water activities from swimming to windsurfing to fishing. Thanks
to the mild climate and day and days of sun, golf enthusiasts can
indulge themselves with a long season on scenic fairways.
Warm months aren't the only time to be in Kelowna, BC. The winter
activities are every bit as exciting, and boundless. With its snow-capped
mountains and awesome views, Kelowna, and the Okanagan Valley, is
an exhilarating place for skiing and snowboarding. For those who
love to explore lush, aromatic forests, just put on snowshoes or
cross-country skis and prepare for miles of awe-inspiring trails.
You'll see wildlife, birds and amazing views all along the way.
That's not all. Kelowna's growing Cultural District covers a six-block
downtown area and features a concentration of galleries, museums,
theatres, a casino, artists' studios, fine dining, unique shops
and a vibrant cultural life all year long. Prospera Place, a 6,000-seat
multi-purpose facility that's home to the Kelowna Rockets of the
Western Hockey League, attracts major entertainers and events, and
is also located in the heart of the city.
ACCOMMODATION: 2,100 hotel/motel bed units,
800 campground/RV sites, 46 B&Bs
HOSPITALITY: Over 100 restaurants, home to BC's "Restaurant Of The Year" 2002
CONVENTION CENTRE: Largest meeting facility in BC, outside of the Vancouver Centre
If tourism and hospitality isn't what you are looking for, there's lots of other businesses in
Penticton with opportunities for you in retail, manufacturing and Construction.
Lots to do in Penticton!
Recreation Facilities & Activities: Great ski areas, lots of golf courses,
helicopter sightseeing tours, houseboating, sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, swimming, rock
climbing, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, sightseeing, The world famous Ironman Triathalon,
Okanagan Hockey School.
And of course.... The water!
OKANAGAN LAKE is BC's best known and largest warm water lake and is internationally renowned
as the home of the famous OGOPOGO lake monster. Okanagan Lake is 110 km long
and connects the three major Okanagan Valley centres of; Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton.
SKAHA LAKE is over 24 km long, and offers warm waters to
enjoy in all types of watercraft.
Penticton offers a great lifestyle and lots of career opportunities.
Check out the new opportunities in Penticton and come live in paradise!
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