Holiday Inn and Suites, Osoyoos BC

7906 Main Street, Box 1026
Osoyoos, British Columbia. V0H 1V0
Toll Free Number USA 1-866-467-8344 or Canada 1-210-507-5997

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Osoyoos Attractions

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Osoyoos, along with the rest of the Okanagan Valley, is a popular summer time vacation destination. Osoyoos itself almost doubles in size during the summer, turning this small town into a small city. But Osoyoos is more than a friendly town and a beautiful lake. We have a terrific selection of attractions and events to suite any holiday vacationer!
Lake Osoyoos

It's a wonderful recreational destination with miles of shallow, sandy beaches (there are four public beaches). The lake is quite deep in the centre - a delight for avid fishermen. Five varieties of fish can be caught including Large Mouth Bass, Trout, Kokanee, Perch and White Fish. There are three boat launches and several marinas for renting boats, skidoos, or paddle boats.

Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

If you would like a unique, air-conditioned stopover on your trip through Osoyoos, drop by the railroad and have a look. Caution: Train Buffs have been known to become slightly mesmerized by the volume of exquisite detail available to be seen!

Spotted lake   or "Klikuk" (its native name, meaning "the spotted lake").

 During the hot and dry summer months, evaporation and crystallization cause the formation of white ringed circles on top of the lake, thus the name's inspiration. Although privately owned, sightseers can get a great view from the highway.

Osoyoos Outdoors

For the casual outdoor enthusiast, Osoyoos has many walkways along the beach, beside orchards, on side streets, or for a pleasant stroll downtown. Bike and motor-scooters are available for rent and many visitors spend the entire day riding along the lake. With any outdoor activity you must first decide on the myriad gorgeous views - fruit trees, the lake, pine trees and the steep mountains that envelope the valley.

Osoyoos Produce

What would a visit to Osoyoos be without some of the local produce? Osoyoos produces the earliest fruit crops in Canada - from cherries to wild asparagus you can get it here first. Planning a trip around the fruit season? The fruit trees bloom in April, with the first crop of cherries in late June, followed by apricots, peaches, pears, apples and finally grapes in late September.

The Windmill

osoyoos windmill
At the Windmill, guests are promised great service, great quality and great value for the money, please do stop in when visiting beautiful Osoyoos
to experience
"Dutch tradition at its finest!"
Teahouse - Tours - Gifts
This Osoyoos land mark since 1974, officially re-opened in March 1998 as a 36 seat teahouse, with a gift shop and stone grinding flour mill. On the main level, the traditionally costumed staff will be more than happy to serve you light lunch, High Tea, or a selection from the extensive array of delectable desserts and wide assortment of beverages available in the Teahouse. the gift shop on the second floor features Delft blue ware, wooden shoes, collector plates and many unique and special gift items. Throughout the day guests may visit the self-directed tour of the cap and every hour, free demonstrations of the flour grinding process take place.
Be sure to enjoy the beautiful spring tulip garden and to step into the large wooden shoes to have your picture taken

Rattlesnake Canyon.

A recently built attraction is  An adventure mini golf course, this small theme park also has bumper boats. Don't miss the grand opening this summer!

Osoyoos Museum

Don't forget to visit the Osoyoos museum, know to be the "Best Small Town Museum in B.C." The museum features one of the finest displays from the archives of the B.C. Provincial Police. There are Indian artifacts, the first Canada Custom's House in the early 1800's, an 1879 log building, and the only liquor distilling apparatus to be found in a B.C. museum. Also of interest are artifacts from the local pioneers, miners, ranchers and farmers that struggled to reclaim this desert. It is open from the May long weekend until Labour Day Weekend.

Annual Cherry Fiesta

And don't forget about our annual cherry fiesta which is held every year on July 1, Canada Day. Many events are planned through out the day, including a pancake breakfast, parade, the Cherry Spitting competition, and at night we have the Fireworks display. Don't miss out on all the festivities and excitement!

Haynes Point Provincial Park.

A strip of land, stretching out into the middle of the lake, provides a setting for one of the most unusual camping areas in B.C. -  The spit narrows to just over 60 feet wide in spots, providing an excellent view of both Osoyoos and the U.S., then bubbles out into a forested campground at the end. This full service park offers walks, talks, audio-visual programs and other activities related to the natural and human history of the area.