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a major revitalization, with new larger sidewalks, modern lighting and an overall feeling of cleanliness and happiness. Take a walk and set course for the new and improved downtown Kelowna and be sure the check out the new waterfront boardwalk and marina area. Adventure seekers congregate in Kelowna to get their blood pumping on land, sea or air. Popular recreational pursuits include hiking, cycling, horseback riding, water skiing, wake boarding, parasailing, sky diving, kite boarding and fishing. Of course there are winter options too, which consist of snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing. There are nearly 200 lakes within an hour’s drive of the city teeming with Rainbow Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Whitefish, Burbot and Carp, among other varieties. Canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding

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are popular on Okanagan Lake and other bodies of water. If you are looking for adventure on the water, boat rentals and scenic lake cruises are both available. Highway 97 is the major north-south route in the valley, while the four lane Highway 97C offers excellent connections to Highway 5, the Coquihalla and the Lower Mainland. Kelowna is BC lnterior’s transportation hub. Kelowna International Airport is the 11th busiest airport in Canada seeing over 1.44 million passengers last year, with direct departures to Los Angeles (soon San Francisco), Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto. Clearly it is easier than ever to get to Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley. Whether you chose to drive, fly or ride your bike to get here, you will be greeted with open arms. Welcome, enjoy your time here!

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The Okanagan Visitor  

From Accommodations, Shopping, Outdoor Activities, Real Estate and Lifestyle to Dining and Wineries, we strive to anticipate visitors' needs...

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