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At the convergence of the North and South Thompson rivers, you will find a town that’s a dream destination for outdoorsy folks and wine connoisseurs alike. Kamloops’ mild weather and unique scenery makes it perfect for exploring the great outdoors – in its backyard you will find a mix of rolling grasslands, sandstone slot canyons and hoodoos (which are Insta-worthy clay towers). The climate is also perfect for wine and has produced many award-winning wineries. In the summer, you will also find many music festivals and outdoor activities that are perfect for the whole family!
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When you land in Kamloops, you’re in luck! The airport is only 15 minutes from downtown, so you can start your vacation right away. If you opt out of renting a car, there are shuttle buses from the airport, BC Transit bus routes in town, as well as multiple taxi services. If you do want a car, there are many options for rentals both at the airport and downtown.
With such a big backyard, you could spend your whole trip to Kamloops enjoying nature and most parks and hiking trails are free. You can also borrow a rod and tackle box for free from the Kamloops Visitor’s Centre and try your hand at trout fishing on one of the many nearby lakes. In the evening, head to Riverside Park for free live music every night though July and August!
Did you know Kamloops has the highest number of golf courses per capita in Canada, as well as the largest municipal bike park in Canada? Whatever outdoor hobbies you have, chances are you will be able to find them in Kamloops and you’ll be surrounded by beautiful scenery wherever you go! You should also be on the lookout for farmer’s markets, as interior British Columbia grows some of the most delicious fruits and vegetables you’ll find anywhere.