Summer in sun peaks for families

Sun Peaks is pulling out all the bells and whistles to make your family getaway richly connected to nature and welcoming for all ages. Sun Peaks is a 45-minute drive northeast of Kamloops and offers beautiful hiking, biking and scenic nature walks all at your fingertips.  Whether you’re planning a weekend jaunt, or a week-long stay – Sun Peaks has you covered.

Family blog biking

Look forward to activities such as mountain biking, hiking, kayaking or canoeing on McGillivray Lake. To make your packing less stressful, all activities have equipment and safety gear available for rent. Take a peek at the full array of activities Sun Peaks has to offer.

Family weeks

In addition to outdoor activities, Sun Peaks offers plenty of free family events and activities such as Family Weeks. Each week has a unique line-up of activities that includes an ArtZone activity table, live science presentations and magic shows. There’s also horseback riding, drumming sessions and outdoor yoga for tweens & teens.

Family games area

Sun Peaks also has several free games areas for kids and adults alike, including activities such as mini-golf, ping-pong, shuffleboard and more. One of the best things about Sun Peaks is the centralization of all of the activities, restaurants and accommodation. No need for a car as everything is right at your fingertips.

Family blog hiking

It’s about 8-10 degrees cooler in Sun Peaks than in nearby Kamloops, so when heading into the alpine on the Sunburst chair to an elevation of 1850 metres, you might get even cooler temperatures. Enjoy views that meander into the distant valleys of the Shuswap to the east, the Okanagan to the South and faint glimpses of the Coast Mountains to the west. With an abundance of Family Weeks activities alongside the regular line-up of mountain-side activities – there are more reasons to visit Sun Peaks in summer than just the views!

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