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Kelowna is the largest city in BC’s Okanagan Valley, set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake, surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology. (25words)


The international hub to BC’s Okanagan Valley is Kelowna. An energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology, set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake; to call Kelowna idyllic is an understatement. (35 words)


Hiking and cycling summits with soaring views, stretches of vineyards, champion worthy greenways, vibrant urban centres, locally sourced dining, passionate craft producers from cider to spirits; these are just a few reasons Kelowna is your year-round travel destination, and we didn’t even mention Okanagan Lake! (45 words)


Exploration options are endless in Kelowna, no doubt contributing to its reputation as Canada’s fittest city (Statistics Can, 2014). Extensive cycling and hiking offerings, 20 golf courses, more than 40 wineries, a food and drink scene built on the locally sourced principal, craft produced products such as cider, spirits, and beer, and Okanagan Lake, where you can kayak, paddleboard, sail, or dive in; all allow you to play as the locals do. (72 words)


Situated at the center of the picturesque Okanagan Valley, Kelowna offers relaxation, outdoor adventure and fun in one destination. Spend the weekend golfing, cruising the lake or exploring a nature trail.

Surrounded by an abundance of orchards, and vineyards, it’s no surprise there are more than 40 wineries, numerous craft producers and an excellent local farmers’ market to visit. Dine on locally sourced fare in downtown Kelowna, then stroll the waterfront boardwalk at sunset. (74 words)


The international hub to BC’s Okanagan Valley is Kelowna. An energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology, set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake; to call Kelowna idyllic is an understatement. Here you’ll find stunning summer sunshine and a temperate winter climate that lets you get outside every day. Visitors rarely leave Kelowna without climbing at least one of the region’s beautiful mountain trails or taking a walk along one of the beachside boardwalks. (78 words)


Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Kelowna’s extensive cycling and hiking offerings, including the historic Kettle Valley Railway, multiple zip line parks and great camping options, such as Bear Creek Provincial Park. Okanagan Lake offers water play every which way; kayak, paddleboard, sail, or dive in. Take a quick 45-minute drive and Big White is the ultimate recreational hotspot, offering powder skiing and fat biking in the winter and all levels mountain biking in the summer. The Okanagan’s epicenter of activity always has more to explore. (85 words)


Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan area, Kelowna offers a diverse urban landscape. A vibrant and expanding downtown core set along the water, an up and coming industrial district, and a number of growing urban villages offering boutique charm and local fare. This is all contrasted by the bounty of the region’s agricultural roots. One of BC’s largest Farmers’ and Crafters’ Markets, a food and drink scene built on the locally sourced principal, craft produced products such as cider, spirits, and beer, more than 40 wineries and farm markets showcasing seasonal harvest all make for a rich addition to urban life. (98 words)


The international hub to BC’s Okanagan Valley is Kelowna, an energetic lakeside city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology. Set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake, explore a destination where the main street ends at a beach and a mountain bike or hiking trail is less than 2 km (1.2 miles) from downtown. Within a half-hour drive find 40 wineries, 30 beaches, 20 golf courses and 18 trestle bridges. The birthplace of BC wine, trace back the roots of this tasty industry as you sip a fresh vintage and enjoy a farm to table meal. Today, Kelowna is one of Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan areas, and the Okanagan’s epicenter of activity. (114 words)


The international hub to BC’s Okanagan Valley is Kelowna. An energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology, set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake; to call Kelowna idyllic is an understatement.

Look beyond the landscape, and Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan offers a diverse urban landscape. A vibrant and expanding downtown core set along the water, an up and coming industrial district, and a number of growing urban villages offering boutique charm and local fare.

Exploration options are endless in Kelowna, no doubt contributing to its reputation as Canada’s fittest city (Statistics Can, 2014). Extensive cycling and hiking offerings, 20 golf courses, more than 40 wineries, a food and drink scene built on the locally sourced principal, craft produced products such as cider, spirits, and beer, and Okanagan Lake, where you can kayak, paddleboard, sail, or dive in; all allow you to play as the locals do. (150 words)


The international hub to BC’s Okanagan Valley is Kelowna. An energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, orchards and glacier-carved geology, set on 135-km (84-mile) sparkling Okanagan Lake; to call Kelowna idyllic is an understatement.

Here you’ll find stunning summer sunshine and a temperate winter climate that lets you get outside every day. Visitors rarely leave Kelowna without climbing at least one of the region’s beautiful mountain trails or taking a walk along one of the beachside boardwalks.

Outdoor enthusiasts can explore extensive cycling and hiking offerings, including the historic Kettle Valley Railway, multiple zip line parks and great camping options, such as Bear Creek Provincial Park. Okanagan Lake offers water play every which way; kayak, paddleboard, sail, or dive in. Take a quick 45 min drive and Big White is the ultimate recreational hotspot, offering powder skiing and fat biking in the winter and all levels mountain biking in the summer.

Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan offers a diverse urban landscape. A vibrant and expanding downtown core set along the water, an up and coming industrial district, and a number of growing urban villages offering boutique charm and local fare. This is all contrasted by the bounty of the region’s agricultural roots. One of BC’s largest Farmers’ and Crafters’ Markets, a food and drink scene built on the locally sourced principal, craft produced products such as cider, spirits, and beer, more than 40 wineries and farm markets showcasing seasonal harvest all make for a rich addition to urban life. (249 words)

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