These fun outdoor activities will make the most out of the cold

Winter fun in Kamloops

All the most adventurous families know that winter is one of the best seasons for fun activities.

Kamloops is the ideal travel destination during the colder months, with stunning natural scenery, easy proximity to lots of outdoor adventures, and plenty of sunshine.

Booking your next vacation? Here are some fun winter family getaways in Kamloops.

Sun Peaks Resort

The stunning ski resort is the second-largest ski area in Canada, with three skiable peaks. With over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, there’s a good chance you’ll get a perfect sunny day while you’re on the hill.

Is skiing not your thing? Sun Peaks has several alternate outdoor winter activities, including a skating rink, ski biking, snowmobiling tours and more. With so much to do, there’s something for everyone.

The best part is the easy proximity from Sun Peaks Resort to the Travelodge by Wyndham Kamloops Mountainview and Travelodge by Wyndham Kamloops.

Harper Mountain Ski & Snowboard

This family-owned and operated ski hill is located 20 minutes from Kamloops. Harper Mountain is another great winter location, with lots of activities for the whole family, including snowshoeing and a tube park.

Can’t make it during the day? That’s no problem. The park also offers night skiing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Ice fishing

Try catching your own dinner at one of the best ice fishing lakes in British Columbia. With over 100 lakes within an hour’s drive from Kamloops, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect spot for your fun winter adventure.

Elevate Ice Fishing offers guided fishing trips year-round, with family-friendly ice fishing trips customized to meet your group’s needs.

Winter hiking

Hiking can be enjoyed year-round in beautiful Kamloops. Milder winter temperatures and plenty of sunshine means that you just need to dress in the right gear to have a good time outside.

One of the most popular hikes includes The Benchlands Trail in the Dallas-Barnhartvale Nature Park, an easy three kilometre walk. Traverse through sage brush to silt bluffs overlook the South Thompson River.

Travelodge is one of Canada’s largest hotel chains, with over 100 independently owned hotels and nearly 9,000 rooms. The brand is known for its affordable rates, proximity to many of Canada’s national parks and attractions, free WiFi and complimentary breakfast or an onsite restaurant at every location.

Travelodge is a Wyndham Rewards loyalty program member, allowing guests to earn points for free nights, gift cards, or Aeroplan miles.

To book your winter getaway today, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-ca/travelodge.

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