Penticton (pop. 32,877) is ideally situated in the south of the Okanagan Valley. Its magical mixture of fertile land, sparkling lakes, golden beaches and vast mountain ranges not only makes for a fantastic outdoor vacation — it is also the recipe for creating some of the best wine in the world. With over 60 wineries to choose from, you are sure to find something to tempt your palate. Visitors come from all over North America to float the iconic ‘Channel’, a unique river ride from Okanagan to Skaha Lake. Stress simply melts away as you leisurely travel the meandering country roads to some of the most scenic views. With such breathtaking vistas, a variety of outdoor activities and one of the best year-round climates in Canada, it’s easy to see why visitors make their way to Penticton & Wine Country every year.