Sun Peaks is the perfect place to make family memories that will last a lifetime. Organizing a vacation that the whole family will enjoy can be challenging, so make it a little easier by checking out these top tips for your next family vacation to Sun Peaks.
Located in the Interior of BC, Sun Peaks is just a 45-minute drive from Kamloops. There are several ways to get to Sun Peaks whether you're driving or travelling by air.
Lessons for Little Ones
Get some quiet time while your kids work on their turns and sign them up for a lesson, camp, or program. All lessons are suited for an array of ages and abilities and the large variety of terrain means that kids never get bored. Your little ones will be sure to learn some new skills and meet some friends while they are exploring the slopes.
Sun Peaks has a variety of winter activities that all family members will love. Pick from tobogganing with views of Mount Tod, snowshoeing through a meandering network of trails, skating on an NHL-sized rink, or taking a horse drawn sleigh ride through the village. If you’re feeling adventurous, rent some skinny skis and Nordic ski with the entire family to the McGillivray Lake Outpost warming hut. Be sure to stop in at the slopeside Umbrella Café once you’re done your adventure and warm up with a delicious hot chocolate!
Cruisy Ski Runs
If you’re ready to hit the hill with the family then you can rest assured that everyone will have plenty of options to choose from. Every chairlift on all three mountains has a green run connected to it, so you will never get too far out of your comfort zone. Family members can choose their own adventure and easily reconnect at the bottom of the chairlift. If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, check out this list of 5 favourite kid-friendly trails in Sun Peaks here.
With 20+ cafés and restaurants, Sun Peaks has no shortage of dining options that your entire family will enjoy. Of course it’s no secret that kids love treats and if that’s what you’re looking for then Sun Peaks has you covered too. Some favourites include fresh mini donuts from Baby Doh’s Mountain Fair, handmade chocolates from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and the famous sticky cinnamon buns from Sunburst Bar + Eatery.
Accommodations Everyone will Love
Getting everyone ready to go in the morning can be a handful, but having convenient accommodation can significantly help this. Sun Peaks has several ski-in, ski-out hotels, making lift access easy. If you stay directly in the village you’ll have dining, shopping, and winter activities galore right at your fingertips. Plus, most hotels offer outdoor hot tubs and the Sun Peaks Grand has a heated outdoor pool, which the kids will certainly love!