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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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Grape Escapes Wine Tours

wineries & wine tours

wineries & wine tours

Dare to enjoy our wine tours without dashes of pretentiousness or hints of snootiness. Grape Escapes believes that wine should be all about having fun and loving the taste. Simply drink the wine with something or someone you find delicious. We are the only wine-industry certified company touring Naramata Bench, Summerland, OK Falls, Oliver-Osoyoos, & the Similkameen based in Penticton. AWARDS: 2016 Luxury Travel Guide Global Wine Specialist of the Year Award 2015 Business Excellence Award as Best Hospitality/Tourism Business of the Year (Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce) 2015 Aboriginal Tourism Business of the Year (All Nations Trust) 2016/15/14 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2013 Best of the Okanagan Readers' Choice Awards (Okanagan Life Magazine) 2012 Business Excellence Award as Best New Business (Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce).

Thompson Okanagan

Penticton

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Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park

indigenous culture, museums & heritage sites

indigenous culture, museums & heritage sites

The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park is located along the banks of the beautiful South Thompson River. The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park consists of both an inside and outside viewing experience for visitors. The tour of the museum offers a rich history of the life of the Secwepemc people. Once inside the museum visitors can view "The Land of the Secwepemc" DVD, and can then immerse themselves in the beautiful artefacts and displays within the four galleries that are offered.Afterwards, the Heritage park offers a trail of over a kilometre of archaeological remains of a 2,000 year old Secwepemc winter village. The winter village consists of 1 reconstructed winter pit-houses, and summer tule mat lodges which feature various unique food preparation structures. In addition; for viewing pleasure, is one of Kamloops Marshes that is filled with beautiful wildlife and visitors may even be able to get a glimpse of the Coyote (Skelep) and her pups that are currently living in the area.

Thompson Okanagan

Kamloops

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Gift 'N Gab Trading Post

indigenous culture, shopping

indigenous culture, shopping

Thompson Okanagan

Barriere

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Nk'Mip Campground & RV Resort

indigenous culture, campgrounds & rv parks

indigenous culture, campgrounds & rv parks

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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NK'MIP Canyon Desert Golf Course

golf

golf

Thompson Okanagan

Oliver

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Spirit Ridge

indigenous culture, hotels, spas & wellness, wineries & wine tours

indigenous culture, hotels, spas & wellness, wineries & wine tours

A migratory destination and home of the Osoyoos Indian Band, the sacred land of Spirit Ridge has provided both physical and spiritual bounty for thousands of years. A breathtaking destination in Canadas only desert, guests now travel here seeking an escape from the rigors of contemporary life. Hike along plentiful trails, wander through the award-winning NK'MIP vineyard, golf, stargaze, or simply close your eyes and breathe in the tranquilizing fragrance of desert sage. For whatever a guest wishes to find here, they will most certainly leave having found something most important themselves.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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Where to Stay in the Thompson Okanagan

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Hiellen Village Longhouses

cabins & cottages, indigenous culture, campgrounds & rv parks

cabins & cottages, indigenous culture, campgrounds & rv parks

Located 25 minutes from Massett, drive down the well maintained gravel road which is flanked with ancient rainforests. The longhouses are nestled within beautiful Naikoon Provincial Park boundaries in an ancient village on Northern Haida Gwaii. The seven Haida longhouses and the immense Group Longhouse offer comfortable and cozy accommodations. This is truly a "GLAMPING" experience as Hiellen Village Longhouses is off the grid and the amenities are very basic. The location is world renowned and highly sought after by adventurers and beach lovers worldwide. Bald Eagles and the resident Raven of the Village welcomes guests to this magnificent hideaway. Take a walk along the 21km unobstructed beach which is just seconds from the longhouses. Guests can find peace and quiet and clams and crab in the warmer months. In the colder months, guests can surf the big swells or storm watch for their winter adventures. Hiellen Village Longhouses has been designed to give guests a truly unforgettable experience exemplifying awareness and understanding of the interconnection of all things. Come unwind with us and enjoy the beauty that is Haida Gwaii.

Northern British Columbia

Masset

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Snaw Naw As Campground

campgrounds & rv parks

campgrounds & rv parks

An RV and tent campground, north of Nanaimo. Water and power hookups with beautiful ocean views.

Vancouver Island

Lantzville

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