Life is Good in the Thompson Okanagan

The Thompson Okanagan area of British Columbia, Canada, is a unique region that amazes visitors with its diversity. Home to Canada’s only desert and the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies, our region provides an abundance of activities for everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a wide variety of activities such as mountain biking, hiking, climbing, fishing, canoeing and wildlife viewing. Sport lovers will be busy with championship golf courses, destination ski resorts and boating activities. Families can enjoy farms, beaches and a multitude of fun choices for everyone’s particular tastes. And speaking of tastes... vineyards, wineries, fresh fruit, scenic dining... whatever your flavour, visitors to the Thompson Okanagan will enjoy an unforgettable experience. It’s a year-round destination not to be missed.

Located in south central BC halfway between Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies, visitors to the region can create a medley of unique itineraries. We are located 45 minutes flying or 4 hours driving time from Vancouver and 45 minutes flying or 7 hours driving time from Calgary. We’re also easily accessible from Seattle, Jasper, Banff and Whistler.

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Planning Assistance

In addition to the information available here, the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association can provide you with supporting material, custom itineraries, images and information on the Thompson Okanagan and over 400 of our member suppliers to choose from. We would also be happy to educate your staff with additional “wow” features of our region and assist you with a familiarization tour to the Thompson Okanagan. We want to provide you with the tools to make an exciting new product!

Travel professionals requiring assistance from one of our marketing team members can contact a travel trade department member who will respond to your request within 48 hours of receipt.