Scotch Creek Cottages - Shuswap
Located on Shuswap Lake, Scotch
Creek's premier Cottage Resort

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BC vacation rental homes and cottages on south Vancouver Island.

Welcome to The Okanagan Valley

The Okanagan Valley stretches nearly 250 kilometers from Enderby to Osoyoos. The Similkameen extends from the sun-drenched hills of Osoyoos to the historic gold rush heritage town of Princeton 100 kilometers to the west.

The Okanagan is an all season destination, home to three exceptional destination ski resorts - Silver Star Mountain Resort in the Vernon area, Big White Ski Resort just south of Kelowna and Apex Mountain Resort near Penticton.

With more than 250 lakes to choose from, and the many secluded mountain streams and rivers, it is not uncommon to catch your daily limit in the Okanagan Similkameen. Regularly scheduled airlines fully service the area with connecting flights through Victoria, Vancouver or Calgary.

Kelowna is the largest city in the Okanagan and is ideally situated along Okanagan Lake, a paradise for travellers wanting outdoor recreation such as, hiking, camping, fishing, boating, sailing or windsurfing and skiing to name just a few of the activities available in the area.

With over 40 golf courses and a range of affordable golf n'stay packages to choose from, The Okanagan Similkameen is a golfer's Mecca.

Kelowna BCThe area is approximately 4 hours drive from Vancouver over the beautiful Coquihalla Highway and can also be reached from the south from Washington State, from the north via Kamloops or Salmon Arm on Highway 1 for travellers coming by highway from Calgary and Banff, Alberta.

Highway 3 is an alternate route into British Columbia from Alberta , following the Washington and Idaho State border and intersects at Osoyoos with Highway 97, the main route north into the Okanagan.

In summer, the marinas offer superb facilities and equipment rentals to let you swim, splash, ski or float in the sunshine on the areas beautiful lakes. Explore the Similkameen River by canoe or kayak on guided tour or get the adrenaline pumping with a jet boat tour on the Enderby River. See the countryside by air, harnessed to powerful ski boats as you parasail on Wood Lake. Okanagan lake, Skaha Lake, or Osoyoos Lake.

Consider other treats such as hot air balloon rides, float plane tours, helicopter tours or paragliding.

Similkameen Valley - West of Osoyoos lies a region where ranching and gold mining history are celebrated with one-of-a-kind guest ranches, wilderness adventures, rodeos, and special events like the Similkameen Pow Wow.

Vancouver Island Vacation Rental Homes Scotch Creek Cottages on Shuswap Lake
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