Summerland has many attractions which make it
a prime location to choose Summerland vacation rentals. Located 48 km south of Kelowna and 18km north of
Penticton, it overlooks the western side of Okanagan Lake and is nestled amid the
rambling orchards and lush vineyards on the hills. A prime agricultural
area, Summerland has many fruit stands where visitors can stop and sample fruits
and vegetables in season. Downtown Summerland is themed in Old English
Style, complete with towne crier and there are many boutiques, taverns and
restaurants to explore along the main street.
Summerland vacation rentals also offer
accommodations enabling the history buff or flower lover to explore the area. For a link with past history, depicting Summerland's early
growth, visit the Summerland museum. Here you will enjoy the history of the
orchard industry, the Kettle Valley Railroad link with Summerland and a 50'
mural by well known local artist Bruce Crawford. The 15 acre Ornamental
Gardens features perennial and annual flowers, mature trees, shrubs, flowing
lawns and a water wise demonstration garden.
If you wish to enjoy an vacation filled with outdoor activities, Summerland
Vacation Rentals will put you in close proximity to many area attractions. Darke Lake Provincial Park
located near Summerland is popular for fishing, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking.
During the winter months it attracts ice fishing and skating. The
Summerland area also has its own winery and many others are close by, offering
wine tours and tastings. At the Summerland Trout Hatchery, the ministry of
Fisheries offers a self guided tour. Summerland is a great summer
destination for families who love water sports, sandy beaches, trails for biking
and hiking and wonderful parks.
Summerland vacation rentals vary from vacation cottages,
vacation rentals by owner, bed and breakfast inns, and furnished suites.
Many visitors to the Okanagan prefer to stay in a privately owned vacation home
as an alternative to a hotel.