Kamloops, in Thompson Okanagan, is a city of round and about 69,000 people.
It’s located about 160 miles (257 kilometers) from Vancouver and about 180 miles (290 kilometers) from Jasper.
During your stay in Kamloops, grab your clubs and check out some of the great local golf courses. Tobiano Golf Course and Merritt Golf and Country Club are two of the area’s premier golf links. For more great golfing options, also check out Rivershore Golf Links and Sun Rivers Golf Course.
If you are visiting Kamloops find a natural retreat in one of its pretty gardens and parks. Among the best green spaces are Riverside Park, Pioneer Park and spacious Exhibition Park.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a snack, set out to visit Aberdeen Mall and the also-popular Thompson Park Shopping Mall. These two are amongst the most popular retail hubs for fashionistas and food lovers who visit in the city.
Places to enjoy wintersports around Kamloops are Sun Peaks Resort and the equally scenic Harper Mountain. These two places have excellent activities for vacationers.
If you’re at a loose end in Kamloops, explore the historic and cultural delights at the Kamloops Museum and Archives and the Nicola Valley Museum and Archives. Examine the displays, browse the exhibits or just relax in the quiet space.
Escape the city by taking time out to explore the local ecological reserves, such as McArthur Island Park and Monck Provincial Park. These two natural areas are delightful places where you can get out and enjoy the scenery.
To get inspired, go and see the Kamloops Art Gallery, one of the most popular museums in Kamloops. Admire the building and view the exhibits.
If you have an interest in zoos, put British Columbia Wildlife Park on your trip list and discover all creatures great and small. The animals here will delight your entire family so plan at least a few hours to thoroughly explore this interesting and educational animal experience.
You don’t have to be Einstein to see why the Big Little Science Centre is a must for visitors who appreciate learning more about science. View the range of inventions and amazing technology on display as you make your way through the center’s collection.