Penticton is a city in the Okanagan Valley situated between Okanagan and Skaha Lakes. The town combines the idle pleasures of a beach resort with its own edgy vibe. Penticton has long been a final stop in life for Canadians young and old alike, which adds a new spin to its Salish-derived name Pen-Tak-Tin, meaning 'place to stay forever.' The town today is growing fast, along with the rest of the Okanagan Valley. Penticton makes a good base for your valley pleasures. There are plenty of nearby activities and diversions to fill your days. There is golfing on the area's many courses, go hiking or biking on the Kettle Valley Railway Trail, or rock climbing at Skaha Bluffs. Learn more about what Penticton has to offer when you visit the Okanagan Valley area.