|Milk (1 liter)||$1.83|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$131.18|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$45.57|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$15.65|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 380.83|
British Columbia is a fabulous place for a vacation and cheap flights to Penticton will get visitors to the heart of the activity in the Okanagan Valley. There is a real focus on outdoor activities in the beautiful city which is nestled between Okanagan and Skaha Lakes and surrounded by forested ridges.
In summer the lakes are where a lot of activity happens in Penticton. There are beaches along Okanagan Lake which attract swimmers and sunbathers. There is water skiing here too as well as jet skis, kite surfing and wind surfing. Fishing is also popular. In Penticton there are several golf courses set in beautiful surroundings which attract visitors to the area each year. Biking is another outdoor activity here with several spectacular and challenging trails. Hikers enjoy this area with many routes to explore both within the city and out in the countryside such as around Munson Mountain. Flighthub has the best deals to Penticton all year round. Penticton is surrounded by National Parks which are excellent for walking and for spotting wildlife on a guided visit. Zip wiring through the tree tops is another very popular activity here.
In winter the region is transformed again as the snow arrives. There is skiing here, snowboarding, back country skiing, dog sledding, and snow shoeing. This is an area very popular with winter sporting enthusiasts and cheap flights to Penticton are a great opportunity to get a budget vacation here. In Penticton there are some great shops including art galleries and craft workshops to visit, and there are also some good bars and casinos.
Wine growing is a major industry in and around Penticton and several wineries are open to visitors. There are working farms and farmers markets to see as well. Penticton also has some great restaurants serving local Canadian specialties and some international cuisine. Local wine or beer is the perfect accompaniment. Penticton has a lot for visitors and is one of the best kept secrets in Canada.