Local Adventures Vernon Kelowna Salmon Arm
Thinking of holidaying in the Okanagan, Shuswap this year? Here is a list of just a few exciting and fun things to do whether you are Renting an RV, tenting or couch surfing your way through or if you are planning on an extended stay in Vernon, Kelowna or Salmon Arm. There is a lot do here, from the beautiful beaches that line our many lakes to the mountain adventures of Silver Star and Big White to the Zip lines at Oyama, and the pristine wilderness of the Shuswap.
We truly have something for everyone. Foodies flock to the area’s renowned orchards and vineyards; and outdoor enthusiasts come for the golfing, hiking, water sports, biking and skiing.
The Vernon, Kelowna and Salmon Arm region if full history and wide diversity of culture meet to make this a must visit part of our beautiful Province, from its Aboriginal peoples to European fur traders to wine makers and food producers that is reflected in the area’s museums, heritage sites, and much of its artwork, where the colourful past of our region is brought to life for our guests.
We at UMI Okanagan RV Rentals would love to help you in any way we can to make your stay with us a true adventure! If you cannot find what you are looking for here please, call us and one of our staff will be able to point you in the right direction.
Salmon Arm Shuswap Area:
Canoe Creek Golf Course, located near the Salmon Arm of Shuswap Lake in British Columbia, offers a new look and a very rewarding golf experience. The course features creeks, waterfalls, fountains andCanoe-Creek11 natural marshes, with fescue defining many of the fairways. This is a traditional look with a modern approach. The unique layout at this Salmon Arm golf course allows you to hit the driver off the tee in some situations, while a more conservative club selection is required in others. Pot bunkers are scattered strategically throughout the golf course and simply avoiding them is a good option. Canoe Creek is well known for its immaculate greens. They are open, accessible and very receptive to approach shots; subtle undulations add to the challenge of negotiating these spectacular greens.
This highly regarded course has earned its place amongst the British Columbia “must play” list. Designed by Les Furber, the Champions Course unfolds over meticulously manicured terrain. Bunkers and waterholes lurk amidst tall fir, cedar and pine tosalmon arm golf club kamloops golf offer an impressive test of golf for players of all abilities.
The Salmon Arm Folk Music Society is a non-profit charitable organization that presents the Annual Roots and Blues Festival the third weekend of every August. Additionally the SAFMS presents a series of rootspre-festival concerts in the Shuswap region under our outreach program, Rootes and Blues.
Okanagan Vernon Kelowna Area
The Royal York Golf Club and RV Park is located in Armstrong, BC which is situated between the sunny, rolling Okanagan Valley and the cooler, forested Shuswap Valley. Described as “uniqueroyal york and deceivingly difficult”, the course is a full length 3200 yd. par 35, nine hole course. Practice facilities, rentals and 24 fully serviced RV sites are available. The course is in great.
It’s special here. You notice that the minute you step onto any of our 36 tee boxes.
Predator Ridge Resort was created with a great reverence for its spectacular natural setting, knowing it would call out to those who wished to escape the ordinary.
Located in the sunny Okanagan Valley, Predator Ridge is the place to indulge your lifelong passion for golf or to begin a new love affair with the sport. Our golf courses are a natural extension of the historic and communal grasslands known as the Commonage and are sculpted in harmony with the ancient mountains and crystal blue lakes that carved out this playground a millennia ago.
But Predator Ridge is much more than a golf resort. It’s one of Canada’s top resort communities offering homeowners and resort guests the best of the Okanagan lifestyle – fine dining, a state-of-the-art fitness centre (with 25m lap pool), over 14kms of hiking & walking trails, a general store, access to one of North America’s best spas and more.
Our backyard is home to some of Canada’s most celebrated wineries (often referred to as “Napa of the North”) to magnificent lakes to champagne powder-covered ski resorts, all within a short drive.
It’s hard not to get a taste for the good life when the good.
Rated as one of Canada’s Best mountain bike experiences Silver Star is truly an exceptional summer adventure in super natural British Columbia. The Comet Express is a 6-passenger chairlift converted to a 4 bike carrier lift that gains access to 17Silverstar trails and 1600 vertical feet of riding. Discover everything from beginner biking trails winding gently through wildflower meadows to expert runs filled with berms, table tops and adrenaline pumping features that challenge the hard core rider. Or take a wild flower tour and hike through fields of beautiful blossoms and abundant wildlife.
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More Zip Rides (7). Okanagan’s only double racing lines (2). Oyama also has the FASTEST ziplines. The course weaves its way down the mountain towards Kalamalka Lake and Wood Lake. You’ll be able to take in ImageDataStreamspectacular scenery including orchards, vineyards, alpaca farms and beaches. Our harness are state-of-the-art so you are free to “just sit” or do stunts and poses as the whim strikes (without extra charges or harness changes). Jump from 50’ towers and cross swinging rope bridges. Build your speed in the tuck position and gain speeds of 85 kms/hr. Oyama offers 1500’ ziplines and ziplines with huge “bellies” which are more fun than straight ziplines. Other highlights of this course include: trap door starts ‘walk the plank’ style exits, 2-3 hrs of zip lining with no hiking.
Please keep in mind that there is so much more to find and do in Salmon Arm,Vernon and Kelowna. Check with the local Chamber for more Ideas. We hope to see you soon in one of our great Holiday Rental RV’s from UMI Okanagan RV Rentals!