Okanagan Wine Country Travel Guide


Plan Your Okanagan Wine Country Vacation

If you think that "wine country" and "British Columbia" have as much in common as "beaches" and "the Arctic," think again. The British Columbia region known as the Okanagan, roughly five hours east of Vancouver by car or one hour by air, is a significant wine-producing area. It calls itself the "Napa of the North," and although that's stretching the truth somewhat—Okanagan wine production is a literal drop in the bucket compared to that of the Napa Valley—the Okanagan is a magnet for wine enthusiasts, novice and expert alike.


Okanagan Wine Country Hotels

Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.


Okanagan Wine Country Restaurants

Like the California wine regions, Okanagan has attracted gourmands and the restaurants reflect that. They also benefit from the amazing fruit harvest here...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Okanagan Wine Country

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Okanagan Wine Country Experiences

  • Okanagan Travel Tips

    Is it better to visit large wineries or small ones? It depends. Starting your trip at a larger winery can be a useful orientation. The big ones... Read more

  • A Crash Course in Okanagan Wines

    Therapy Vineyards And Guesthouse. Independent travelers who want to get away from it all might consider a room at this cozy winery guesthouse... Read more


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    Lord Stanley Hotel in Vancouver BC Canada
    Lord Stanley Strata Corp Management Company

    When i escalated an issue to the manager (Wendy Krasovec) and then to the site manager (Michael Tham) i was told no Read more

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    I would like to thank the people of Canada forum for making it easy to plan my itinerary. During my 4D3N stay in Vancouver, I had done:

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