Penticton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Penticton

With a population of 37,721, Penticton is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada.

Where to Eat in Penticton

If you’re looking for affordable options, Villa Rosa Ristorante (795 Westminster Ave W) and BOGNERS OF PENTICTON (302 Eckhardt Ave W) are great picks.

When to visit Penticton

Penticton in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Penticton in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Penticton in July, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -3 °C, with an average temperature of -1 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 46 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Penticton, with an average rainfall of 20 mm.

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How to Get to Penticton


When flying to Penticton, you’ll arrive at Penticton (YYF), which is located 2 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Penticton is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 256 km from Penticton. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Penticton

Airlines serving Penticton

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Air France
Good (815 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,219 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,961 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
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Cathay Pacific
Good (316 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
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Korean Air
Excellent (587 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (807 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (1,012 reviews)
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Air China
Good (12 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (371 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
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Where to stay in Penticton

Average rates range from around $195 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $374 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Riverside Motel and Bowmont Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Penticton

Most booked hotels in Penticton

Ramada by Wyndham Penticton Hotel & Suites
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Slumber Lodge
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
Days Inn by Wyndham Penticton Conference Centre
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
Sandman Hotel Penticton
Good (6.1, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Penticton

Expect to pay $2.37 per litre in Penticton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.38 and $37.83. The most frequently booked car type in Penticton is Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) is, on average, 44% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.