Make a splash this summer by hitting the water. While gliding along it, paddling through it, or sitting beside it, your body will become in tune with the local landscape. For those seeking water’s rejuvenation, Kamloops has over 100 lakes within a one-hour drive to explore. Here are the top lakes near Kamloops ideal for canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Kamloops is no stranger to playing the scene stealer in classic movies and Hollywood hits like The A-Team, 2012, Power Rangers, and An Unfinished Life. Did you see the film crews around Kamloops this spring like in downtown? The film industry was back at it, shooting TV shows and movies with Kamloops playing the leading role as backdrop. Catch a glimpse of Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott Eastwood, strolling downtown or longtime Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson lending a helping hand in the community. Here are some of the movies or shows that have recently wrapped up filming in Kamloops.
Curious about critters? You don’t have to travel far to see spectacular wildlife here! Situated just 15-minutes outside Kamloops, the BC Wildlife Park is home to nearly 200 animals and 65 species of wildlife. Visit the park to meet some of the new creatures that have recently been rescued or adopted from around the country.

Summer Fun in Kamloops

July 16, 2021

You’ve wrangled up the crew, packed the car, and are ready to hit the road. Kamloops presents ample things to do for you to create new memories this summer with those you haven’t seen in months. Here are 5 ways to take in a different side of the city from hiking amongst hoodoos, cruising on e-bikes, and indulging in local flavours - don’t forget to capture the moments for Insta-worthy snaps!
It’s time to explore beyond your front door so burst your bubble in Kamloops! Here, every member of the family (including furry and four-legged) will experience endless summer adventure—free from lines, crowds and traffic. Did we mention it’s far enough to feel like a vacation but close enough to drive in one shot? Make lasting memories and explore like a local with these 7 affordable, family-friendly activities.
It’s time to round up the squad for a getaway without the family. Take a much-deserved break and enjoy time with your closest friends exploring everything Kamloops has to offer—free from lines, crowds or traffic. Check out these 7 ways to experience the best of Kamloops.
It’s time to put the past 18 months behind you, grab your friends, and hit the road for an adventure, Kamloops-style. We’ve rounded up 5 ways you and your closest friends can play like locals, free from crowds and traffic. Let’s go!
Meet the brewers behind your favourite tipples at Kamloops’ craft breweries, as they release spring and summer sips that are ideal for after an adventure fueled day - perfect indoors or on a sunny patio. Here's the inside scoop.

Know Before You Go

May 26, 2021

In Kamloops, your health and safety is our priority. From wide-open spaces to uncrowded trails and patio dining, we’re ready to welcome you, your family and friends this summer.