Penticton Canada

Penticton Canada
Penticton Canada
Penticton Canada
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Penticton is a city in the Okanagan Valley of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada, situated between Okanagan and Skaha Lakes. Its 2010 population was 37,721.

The name Penticton is derived from a word in the Okanagan language. It is conventionally translated by the city's tourism promoters as "a place to stay forever" but is actually a reference to the year-round flow of the Okanagan River where it enters Skaha Lake.

Penticton hosts many events annually, among them the Canadian Ironman Triathlon, the Okanagan Wine Festival, the Okanagan Children's Festival, Fest-of-Ale BC,the Penticton Peach Festival, the Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival, and the "Elvis Festival.

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There is so much to see and do in Penticton, BC. If you canít decide which Penticton attraction to experience first, here is a list of fun, interesting and exhilarating attractions that you can find only in Penticton and also learn more about: Bed and Breakfast or Hotel and Motel accomodations.

Penticton is the hub of wine tourism in the Okanagan Valley with access to 88 wineries within an hour's drive. Nearby Naramata now has 22 wineries, by the beginning of the 2009 Fall Wine Festival.
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Penticton Canada Links:
  • City of Penticton Official web site - http://www.penticton.ca
  • Penticton Museum - http://www.penticton.ca/museum/default.asp
  • Penticton Tourism - http://www.tourismpenticton.com/
  • Okanagan College - http://www.okanagan.bc.ca
  • Penticton Transit - http://www.transitbc.com/regions/pen/
  • Penticton Public Library - http://www.library.penticton.bc.ca

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