Nestled on the eastern shores of Okanagan Lake, just minutes north of Penticton is Naramata, BC. Known primarily for its abundance of world class wineries along the “Naramata Bench” , this small town has no shortage of friendly locals, culture, and activities.
With a small population of just under 2,000 people, life in Naramata is peaceful, calm, and connected to nature. The town is located 15 minutes north of Penticton, 5 hours east of Vancouver, and 8 hours west of Calgary. The Kelowna International Airport is just over an hour north, and the Penticton Regional Airport is 25 minutes south.
Travelers enjoy vacationing in Naramata for its abundance of lake activities and easy access to wineries. The road connecting Naramata and Penticton is filled with wineries of all sorts – making it Canada’s premier wine destination. Hiking, biking, and boating are all popular activities here, the Kettle Valley Railway trail is a popular path where you’ll often see locals and tourists walking, biking, or running along it.
If you’re planning a trip to Naramata, you’re in luck. We’ve outlined the best things to do, places to stay, and food & drink options below. Keep reading to see why Naramata is an ideal vacation destination for you and your family!