Explore Shuswap

Beautiful. Casual. Down-to-earth.

Far from ordinary and closer than you think, welcome here. West of the Rockies, east of the Pacific, and north of the Okanagan, where Canada’s longest highways meet, is the Shuswap; a region of eight distinct and enchanting communities that flow together like the gentle waters of our namesake, Shuswap Lake.

The heart of the traditional territories of the Secwepemc, the “meeting of the waters”, the Shuswap is a place of gathering. We celebrate the pairing of meaningful experiences. Cycle to a vineyard or paint at the pub, paddle to the park, or hike to the hot spring. We live to explore. And every day with us means you’ll find a little more.

Your quest begins here. Meet our hosts and our guides, our chefs, brewmasters and vintners, our farmers, producers and shop owners. Immerse yourself in the stories told by our musicians, artists and actors, artisans and crafters. Meander our maps, our rivers and valleys, our mountains and meadows, our beaches, belvederes, parks and trails.

The Shuswap is yours to discover year-round. We look forward to meeting you here time and again.

Planning a vacation to the Shuswap couldn’t be easier. There are a variety of guides and brochures to help you plan your stay.

The Shuswap is a true four-season destination with each offering an incredible array of experiences.
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Ski and Snowshoe at Skmana Lake to your heart’s content

Nature lovers will swoon for the breathtaking views on the way to and from Skmana Lake whether you arrive via the North Shuswap’s Squilax Bridge or the bridge off Pine Street in downtown Chase. Start your family day or valentines staycation...

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Sweethearts in Sicamous

Are you and your love dreaming of the lazy days of summer, late breakfasts, visits to the beach, and multiple scoop ice cream cones? Surely, you’re not alone. And, as it happens, you’re in luck. While Sicamous’ typical summer buzz quiets...

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Shuswap 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

It is December and the holiday season is here! With that brings the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping.  Browse and shop at our local boutiques and stores, they’ve got what you need and likely a little more. Our retailers are keen to meet...

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Appetite for adventure – winter fun in Enderby and Armstrong

Ashton Creek’s very own Tundra Baird casts an enthusiast lens on the many outdoor winter activities in the Enderby and Armstrong area. The former television news videographer and now Enderby city councillor’s appetite for adventure includes...