Road Trips

Kamloops has four highways that intersect within the city, creating ample opportunity to hit the open road.
Embark on a road trip from Kamloops and explore the regional area in a day to Wells Gray, Merritt, or the Shuswap.


Taste of Kamloops: A Laidback Loop of Food, Wine, and Art

Enjoy a laidback trip in and around Kamloops that takes you on a journey through food, wine, art, and stunning views of the river and hoodoos along the way.

• Local food
• Back Alley Art Gallery
• Wineries
• Hoodoo & River Views



8 Scenic Stops on a Merritt Road Trip

With Kamloops as your home base, embark on a 296 kilometre loop for a road trip through Cache Creek, Ashcroft, and Merritt. Make a day of it with stops for handmade bannock, craft beer or cider to take home, and scenic views along the Highway 5A.

• Lake viewpoints
• Jade shop and glass mosaics
• Cider and craft beer



4 Reasons to Road Trip to Wells Gray

Wells Gray Provincial Park, also known as Canada's Waterfall Park, is a 1.5-hour drive north of Kamloops in the town of Clearwater. Here are four reasons to hop in the car and enjoy a day trip exploring Wells Gray.

• Waterfall Gazing
• Whitewater Rafting
• Bear Watching
• Horseback Riding



7 Quirky Stops on a Shuswap Loop

Take a day trip from Kamloops through the Shuswap and you’ll brake not only for local farm stands and eateries but also fun oddities like a motorcycle museum and a donkey refuge.

• Wineries
• Donkey Refuge
• Farms and Markets
• Motorcycle Museum