Penticton is less than six hours drive from Western Washington but it might as well be on another planet. The city basks in over 300 sunny days a year.

Port Alberni Solstice Festival

South Okanagan is a cyclist's haven, with its beautiful lake and mountain vistas, a vast array of biking trails for every ability and steady schedule of biking events to choose from. Picture yourself...

If you are a bike enthusiast like me, but perhaps a bit of a fair-weather biker (also like me), then biking the Kettle Valley Railway trail is something you need to put on your bucket list.

Home to some of the best biking in Canada, the South Okanagan is a standout destination, especially in May when the weather is perfect, the 50-plus wineries in the area are open and the summer crow