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Beautiful, Casual, Down to Earth – Welcome to the Shuswap

June 30, 2020

Beautiful, Casual, Down to Earth – Welcome to the Shuswap Effective Thursday June 25, 2020, British Columbia is in Phase 3 of its Restart Plan which allows for smart, safe and respectful travel within the province. Read all about us The heart of the traditional territories of the Secwepemc, the “meeting of the waters”, the…

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Pride comes alive in Salmon Arm

October 13, 2020

Wednesday October 14 marks the beginning of @SalmonArmPridePoject inaugural Pride Arts & Awareness Festival. In the planning for over a year, and vastly reconfigured to adhere to COVID health protocols, the organizing committee has been overwhelmed by the love, support and contribution of the LGBTQ2S+ community, their allies, and the community at large. The festival…

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Singularly Salmon Arm

August 14, 2020

Salmon Arm is on the bay of one of the four arms of Shuswap Lake.The largest of the 8 areas in the Shuswap, it’s the service and shopping hub and it’s got plenty else to offer.   Start your Saturday at Cafe Tasse in the Prestige Inn Harbourfront Resort. In this french cafe, the answer…

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Ace your day in Chase

At the north-western edge of the Shuswap region is Chase right off the Trans Canada Highway between Kamloops and Salmon Arm. The village is the first golf cart friendly community in Canada so enjoy the leisurely pace on local streets.   And speaking of leisurely, start your day at Inside Out Coffee House for breakfast.…

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North Shuswap Serenity

August 13, 2020

Sundays in the Shuswap are typically laid back. No more so than in the North Shu, so named because it’s on the north shore of Shuswap Lake accessed off the Trans Canada Highway at the Squilax Anglemont Road turn off. Start it off with the famous Quaaout Lodge Sunday brunch then head directly to Tsútswecw…

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Scintillating South Shuswap

August 6, 2020

Start your Saturday with a hearty breakfast at the Home Restaurant in Sorrento. Over the road from 8 am until noon, you’ll find the Sorrento Village Farmers Market in the Shoppers Plaza parking lot. Meet the friendly bunch of local farmers, artisans, brewers and vintners. From there, head east on the TCH to the Dreamcycle…

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Friendly Falkland

July 30, 2020

Along the second longest stretch of highway in Canada (Hwy 97) that winds through the south west of the Shuswap, is Falkland, home of Canada’s oldest rodeo and biggest Canadian flag. It has the feel of a western town and the friendliness of a roadside village. The drive in and out of Falkland is spectacular…

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Beach vibes in Sicamous

July 24, 2020

There’s likely nothing better than a sunny beach day in Sicamous, where Mara Lake meets the Shuswap. It’s what summer is all about. A beach day means more than just beach of course and in Sicamous, it means great food, groovy shops, and if you chose a Friday, then you can browse the evening Farmer’s…

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Action Packed Enderby

July 16, 2020

Named Canada’s most active community by ParticipAction in 2019, lace up your runners as you prepare to explore the Shuswap’s favourite Little City. Of course, you’ll need a hearty breakfast and fortunately for you, Hungry Jack’s on Main Street had got that well in hand. A local favourite with a lovely side door patio has…

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Simply Delightful. A Saturday in Armstrong and Spallumcheen

July 10, 2020

The furthest point south of the Shuswap region on Hwy 97B half way between Vernon and Salmon Arm, Armstrong and Spallumcheen are well worth the detour and a simple Saturday can be spent enjoying the sights, sounds, shops and savours in the Heart of Country. Start at The Brown Derby, home of the famous breakfast.…

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