Planning a family trip with multiple generations involved can be exciting, but also daunting. However, making memories in the mountains with Grandma and Grandpa is worth it. Read on for the perfect guide to planning a multigenerational trip to Sun Peaks.
Sun Peaks has a wide variety of accommodation options to suit all families. If you are looking for something in the heart of the village that can accommodate all mobility levels then one of the hotels might be right for you.
Or if you're having a family reunion in the mountains, we have something to suit your needs. Choose something more spacious, like a ski in ski out chalet or condo where everyone can gather and have meals together. When planning your trip be sure to book your accommodation online in advance, and get the best deals of the season!
What to do:
It can be tricky to find activities that everyone in your family will enjoy, but Sun Peaks has endless options. For example, the grandparents and grandkids can spend time together getting competitive at axe throwing or exploring the magic of winter on a Moonlight Snowshoe Tour. Meanwhile, the parents can take some time to themselves with a romantic Alpine Fondue & Starlight Descent or a dogsled tour.
Just because you're on a family trip doesn't mean you have to spend all day together. Sun Peaks has plenty of options for all ages. Sign your kids up for a camp with Sports School, and send Grandma and Grandpa to ski impeccable corduroy groomed runs with Olympian Nancy Greene while the parents can get their adrenaline pumping on a snowmobile tour.
Where to Eat:
With over 20 restaurants and cafes in the village, there is no shortage of dining options for your family. From crepes and pizza to family-friendly restaurants, even your pickiest eaters will find something they love. If you want to plan a family dinner at your accommodation but don't want to cook, pre-order a meal from Ohana Deli & Market that sources locally made products.
How to Get Here:
Sun Peaks is located in BC's interior 45-minutes northeast of Kamloops, BC. There are many ways to get to the ski resort, whether you're travelling together by car or someone is flying in, or a mix of both. There are many ways to get everyone to the Resort.
By air, Sun Peaks is a 50-minute drive from the Kamloops Airport, where WestJet and Air Canada provide direct flights from major cities such as Vancouver and Calgary. Shuttles to Sun Peaks are available from the Kamloops Airport.
Or take the scenic route through BC's mountain passes with a 4.25 drive from Vancouver. Sun Peaks is the closest BC interior ski resort to the coast.
Things to Keep In Mind:
Even the best planner can miss something or forget to pack an item, but don't fret. The village has many shops that carry anything you may have forgotten at home. If you want to rent gear or try new skies, you can book your rentals in advance at one of the many rental shops. For those longer stays, save up to 15% when you book rentals for three days or more.
The discounts don't end there. Book your lift tickets in advance online to save up to 40% off, or save with the Alpine Peaks Card, a pre-loaded pass with discounted 3 or 5 days of skiing/riding. The Alpine Peaks Card saves you 25% off the window rate on a 3-day pass and 35% on a 5-day pass for any day of the season.