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Okanagan Valley Highway 97

Kara Westerlund
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Start this drive at the US/Canada border at Osoyoos and head north on Highway 97, driving along the lakes of the Okanagan Valley through Oliver, Okanagan Falls, Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, Kelowna, and Vernon. You’ll have plenty to see and do along the way – the Okanagan Valley is among the best of the Pacific Northwest’s wine country, with over 200 wineries producing award-winning wines. The summer weather is hot and dry with ample freshwater lakes to cool off in, featuring boating, sailing, kiteboarding, and fishing.

Scenic Drive Tips

Penticton has two lakes with clean and sandy beaches. Take a side trip to the quaint village of Naramata to enjoy the views and the wineries. Peachland offers a waterside promenade. Kelowna offers wonderful restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. Beautiful Kalamalka Lake in Vernon can’t be missed – it is known as the “Lake of Many Colours.”

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Gary Dean

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Travel British Columbia, Destination Osoyoos

Important Note

As indicated above, this scenic drive was submitted by an independent third party and has not been verified by Triple E Recreational Vehicles. Please do your own research on suitability, road conditions and road safety before attempting to drive this route.

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