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Author: Amy Watkins

Amy Watkins, a British-born travel and food writer. She can be found exploring Stanley Park, hiking in the rainforest with her bulldog, Rick James; tackling waves and tacos in Tofino; or eating her way around the province on a food-focused road trip.

Sponsored Summer’s finally here and now is the perfect time to make the most of the sunshine and enjoy being outdoors, whether you’re into active adventures or simply want to soak up the sun on a patio in Kamloops. We’ve rounded up fun summery places to explore and fresh seasonal flavours to try in the city this June! 
Sponsored Think you know Kamloops? There's always something new to discover here! With spring in the air, now's the ideal time to take another look at Kamloops and get a fresh perspective on the city. From new exhibitions to quirky ways to see the sights, here are seven hidden gems to uncover.
Get your blood pumping on an energizing Nordic ski loop in the ‘Loops. Head just outside the city to Overlander Ski Club at Stake Lake to hit cross-country trails that will give you twice (or thrice) the views as you go loopy for these circular(ish) routes that trek through forests and across canyons, and glide you alongside frozen lakes. 
Say cheers to the changing colours of autumn and head to Kamloops at harvest time to work up a thirst by hiking, biking, climbing or paddling among the fall foliage. Cooler nights follow the warm days, so cozy up at a local brewery, dig into your dinner, and try one of these seasonal craft brews.
Fly into Kamloops’ North Shore and experience a family-friendly break, full of fun eats and treats, and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to make amazing memories together. Whether your little ones like beaches, brunches, or ball games, here are four itineraries to keep the kids happy in Kamloops.
Looking for a grape escape? Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to sip on a local wine in the
Expect a warm welcome in Kamloops’ arts and culture scene, where venues are working hard to break down barriers to enjoying live performances, films, and galleries. There’s an inclusive space for everyone whether you’re looking for wheel-chair accessible exhibitions, scent-free spaces, or adapted theatre performances designed for people with lighting and noise sensitivities.
Looking for a sporty getaway? Kamloops knocks it out of the park with state-of-the-art sports facilities and an international reputation as an excellent host city. You don’t have to be a world-class athlete to enjoy Canada's Tournament Capital though, as there are plenty of sports teams to cheer on from the sidelines during your visit.
Raise a glass to Kamloops’ unique wine region, the Thompson Valley Wine Region, where you’ll find fresh, crisp whites and fruit-forward reds ready for drinking.
Hungry for adventure? Thirsty for knowledge of new cuisine? Good news - you don’t have to go far to get a bite of the exotic here in Kamloops! Try a tempting taste of the world at these four establishments where you can eat your way around the globe without travelling outside of the city.

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