Thompson Okanagan

Secwepemctsin | Nsyilxcən

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Spotted Lake

The NLaka’pamux, Okanagan and Secwepemc First Nations culture is bound to desert landscapes and fertile soil, dense forests, mountains, and fresh water.

Mocassin Trails

Modern Indigenous wine-making expresses plant knowledge in the Southern Okanagan; reconstructed pithouses (kekulis) preserve and share traditional Indigenous innovation and technology with visitors to Secwepemc Territory.

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Experience Providers in the Thompson Okanagan

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Swiws Spirit Tours

indigenous culture, wineries & wine tours

indigenous culture, wineries & wine tours

South Okanagan Wine and Cultural Tours. Discover the fascinating stories of Canadas only desert and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan people. Based in Osoyoos BC, we offer many winery and cultural tour options leaving from your accommodations door step.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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Grape Escapes Wine Tours

wineries & wine tours

wineries & wine tours

"Well guide you, not just drive you" Luxury TravelGuide announced Grape Escapes Wine Tours, winner of the prestigious 2016 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year Award, further solidifying our reputation as the No. 1 Wine Tour Company in the Okanagan. Our professional, wine industry certified guides will explain: How grapes are transformed into world-class wines. Help you discover small, family-owned wineries and sip handcrafted wines in intimate settings. Experience many gold and double gold medal winning wines and learn tasting techniques used by professional judges. Got lunch? Imagine a well-set table in a vineyard, or one of many beautiful nature spots as you enjoy a fresh, hand-crafted gourmet picnic lunch featuring local food and seasonal produce. Our Guides are certified by the worlds most recognized wine institute, the Wine & Spirit Educational Trust in London, England. In every wine there is a story, let us be part of that story.

Thompson Okanagan

Penticton

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Gift 'N Gab Trading Post

shopping, indigenous culture

shopping, indigenous culture

Thompson Okanagan

Barriere

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Nk'Mip Cellars

indigenous culture, wineries & wine tours

indigenous culture, wineries & wine tours

At NkMip Cellars, we are the dedicated guardians of a proud legacy. As the first Indigenous-owned winery in North America, we are inspired to express our culture in everything we do. Our Winery itself is a bold celebration and strong reflection of our commitment to authenticity and deep respect for our colourful past. We extend an invitation to discover, not only the international award-wining wines we produce, but also the relentless spirit and remarkable history that inspire them.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

attractions, indigenous culture, museums & heritage sites

attractions, indigenous culture, museums & heritage sites

The Nkmip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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Fireweeds Boutique

indigenous culture, shopping

indigenous culture, shopping

Welcome to Fireweeds Boutique a 100% Indigenous Owned + Women Operated Store, Online & Mobile Boutique in Kelowna, B.C. The Boutique Store is located Downtown Kelowna at #100 - 1465 Ellis Street where you shop Shop Indigenous and Support 100% Authentic Indigenous Made Brands & Collections that are Indigenous Curated by the owner directly from Indigenous Designers & Artists from Turtle Island or so-called North America. Shop Clothing, Gifts, Jewelry, Home, Bath & Body, and Beauty. Follow Us On Social Media @fireweeds.boutique on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.

Thompson Okanagan

Kelowna

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Where to Stay in the Thompson Okanagan

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Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort

paddling, horseback riding & ranches, hiking, fishing, resorts & wilderness lodges

paddling, horseback riding & ranches, hiking, fishing, resorts & wilderness lodges

Escape to this 5-star, all-inclusive wilderness resort and luxury guest ranch in the rugged heartland of British Columbia. Siwash Lake is an intimate and ultra private hideaway for adventurous families and couples who seek meaningful, impactful travel and the finer things in life. This National Geographic honoured lodge is renowned for its extraordinary eco adventures in an enchanting setting amid Nature. Horseback ride to your heart's desire, fly fish for trout in wild lakes and streams, sleep under the softest linens and dine on exquisite home-grown organic cuisine. Other wilderness adventures include 3D all terrain archery, luxury star gazing, hiking, biking, glamping, sport clay shooting, kayaking, SUPing and so much more. Siwash Lake is Canada's top eco-friendly luxury destination according to the Globe & Mail, a proud member of the Magnificent 7 Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada, featured in Forbes, and ranked among the ten best guest ranches in North America by USA Today. Regenerative travel at its finest!

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

70 Mile House

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Tsawaak RV Resort

campgrounds & rv parks, indigenous culture

campgrounds & rv parks, indigenous culture

Adventure awaits at Tsawaak RV Resort - whatever it means to you. Whether youre setting up camp or parking your RV, theres nothing but good times ahead at this laid-back outdoor haven. Enjoy private access to Mackenzie Beach, quick travel times to the islands most popular hikes and attractions, and the best part? Nature at your doorstep, every morning.Tsawaak is owned and operated by Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. Tsawaak is derived from His-shuk-nish-tsa-waak, meaning we are all one, honouring a deep connection to nature and the land. The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation mission statement is We are here. We restore and promote our traditional values, we provide enhanced services to improve the quality of life for all. The Tla-o- qui-aht First Nation acknowledges all humans as a fundamental part of our local ecology. To honour our reciprocal relationship with the land, we strive to engage all residents and visitors to Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks in our conservation economy.As Tribal Park Allies, ecological sustainability and cultural integrity is at the heart of what we do. We are Tofinos year-round RV and lodging destination, we welcome all to disconnect, reconnect with nature and make memories that last for years to come.

Vancouver Island

Tofino

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