Sandman Hotel Penticton
Travel Blogs from Penticton
So today we checked out of the Caribou Lodge, packed the minivan and headed off through the countyside to Penticton.
Our hotel here has a huge indoor pool - and our rooms have views onto it!! We had dinner in Denny's - an American diner type of restaurant.
This is the first post of our travel blog! We're super excited to share all of our exciting adventures with you. At first we'll be posting some old trips to catch you up, and then you'll be able to experience the ones we're living right now too!
This trip that all these photos are from were in Kelowna, British Columbia in August 2013. When we got to Kelowna we were greeted by scorching temperatures even as high as 104 degrees! We stayed at ...
Feb 13th to Feb 25th
After seeing lots of snow in Whistler (and warm temperatures towards the end of our stay of +3 at the base!) we hit the road again to head to Kelowna.
The drive is about 5 hours on a good day.. on this day we struck bad driving conditions on one of the most treacherous stretches of road in British Columbia... maybe even Canada, called the Coquihalla, this road is on a mountain pass that essentially is the first mountain that gets ...
cousins and our Aunty Claudette and Uncle Don (Pop’s brother) came to visit us.
The weather started to go down hill in
August. Diane (Matt’s Mum) came to visit us for a week which was nice but she
didn’t get to experience the heat! We wined and we dined. The 3 of us hired a
car and drove up to Whistler for the day. We didn’t realize we were going on
the busiest day of the year, ‘Crankworx’ ...
... stark contrast to the wine/fruit growing area in the valley along Hwy 97. At this higher elevation the properties were mainly small ranches with much of the land used as community pasture. Along the way were a number of small lakes and one in particular - the Mahoney Lake Ecological Preserve - merited a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center