Thompson Shuswap Adventure Travel 

Welcome to the Thompson Shuswap Region of the eh Canada Travel and Adventure Guide, Here you can discover all the Thompson Shuswap has to offer. A resource for booking accommodations, campgrounds, attractions, tours, guides, outfitters... and for researching communities, activities, adventures, routes, parks, waterways, trails, photos, videos, blogs, Canadian folklore and so much more...

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Plan adventure travel in the Thompson Shuswap region of BC, Canada

Thompson Shuswap Photo GalleryThe Thompson Shuswap region is located in south-central British Columbia Canada. A popular travel destination, well known for its thousands of lakes, rolling desert hills, alpine valleys, looming mountains, wetlands, estuaries, ranchlands and protected rivers.

The Adams River, in the Roderick Haig Brown Provincial Park, is home to the world's largest sockeye salmon run. The Thompson River starts near the British Columbia and Alberta border and measures 489+ kilometres. The lakes in the region line up one after the other. Some of the main lakes in the region for adventure include the Shuswap, Lac Le Jeune, Nicola and Tunkwa Lakes. Shuswap Lake enjoys the largest houseboat fleet in Canada.

The main tourism communities in the Thompson-Shuswap region include Kamloops, Merritt, Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Cache Creek, Ashcroft, Logan Lake and Sorrento.

The Thompson Shuswap in the province of B.C. is recognized as a top adventure destination in Canada for activities like horseback riding, houseboating, canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, off-roading, cycling, sailing, hiking, camping, birding, water skiing, golfing, river rafting, snowmobiling, xc skiing and ice fishing... plus attractions like museums, historic sites, festivals and events.

Some of the top sightseeing destinations include Hat Creek Ranch (Cache Creek); Walk of Stars (Merritt); McArthur Island (Kamloops); Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park (Chase) and the Herald Provincial Park (Salmon Arm).

Some of the top activity and adventure destinations include Marble Canyon Provincial Park (Cache Creek-Lillooet); Tunkwa Lake & Leighton Lake (Logan Lake); Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park, Sun Peaks Mountain & Paul Lake (Kamloops); Nicola Lake (Merritt); Niskonlith Provincial Park (Chase); Shuswap Lake Provincial Park & Silver Beach Provincial Park (Sorrento) and Shuswap Lake itself (Blind Bay | Chase | Salmon Arm | Sicamous | Sorrento).

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2049 Nicola Ave
Merritt
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Sushi, New Town Sushi serves tempura, basic rolls, sashimi, nigiri, special rolls, yakisoba, udon, ramen, teriyaki, bento, and steak. Newtown Sushi has some of the finest sushi I´ve tasted in the Interior.

4025 Walters Street
Merritt
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The Nicola Valley Explorers Society’s primary aims are to promote hiking, cycling and other non-motorized trail use in the Nicola Valley region of southwest British Columbia, as well to assist in the development and maintenance of recreational trails.

Merritt
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The Nicola Valley & District Food Bank society was formed in 1999 to help those in the Nicola Valley who live within the limitations of low income to gain access to food for their families.

2026 Quilchena Ave
Merritt
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Relive the history of the Nicola Valley through a visit to the museum! The Nicola Valley Museum & Archives has many, excellent, hand – made artifacts. Displayed in well-lighted cases are tools, equipment, baskets and clothing made by the first nations people who used them.

1675 Tutill Ct
Merritt
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Nicola Valley Rodeo Association

300 Lindley Creek Rd
Merritt
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Enjoy our free deluxe continental breakfast and free WiFi. Swim in our heated indoor pool with a two-story waterslide, workout in our gym, or soak away your cares in our hot tub and sauna.

3571 Voght Street
Merritt
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Knights Inn is the room around the corner that offers a comfortable night at a great rate. Located off the 286 exit from the Coquihalla. We offer one- and two-bedroom suites as well as kitchenettes and rooms for an overnight stay.

2702 Nicola Ave
Merritt
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This motel is located in Merritt, in the historic Nicola Valley. Nicola Ranch is just minutes away. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the motel. Rooms at the Road Runner Motel have a kitchenette.

2799 Nicola Avenue
Merritt
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We offer Men´s and Women´s clothing, accessories, shoes, outwear, jewellery and more! Check out our online store or visit us in Merritt for products from brands like: C Moi, Coast to Coast, Crooks & Castles, Dakine, DC, Dion, Fox, Joe Cool, Merx, Oakley, Roxy, Silver, Vissla and more!

2032 Quilchena Ave
Merritt
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Always a good meal at the Hitch N’ Post, breakfast, lunch and dinner! The absolute BEST steak sandwich around! AWESOME experience at the Hitch N Post! Service was amazing, price was great, atmosphere was perfect and seriously one of the best burgers I’ve ever had!

443 Hwy 8
Merritt
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Hundreds of International Country Music Artists performed at the annual Merritt Mountain Music Festival. Those stars have left their mark permanently by placing handprints (or, in one case, footprints) and signatures in concrete stars. The stars became the basis for the Merritt Walk of Stars. Today,

Downtown
Merritt
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Awesome Food and Very Friendly Atmosphere! Make a reservation and receive 5 percent off! Excellent food, quick and friendly service!

1951 Nicola Avenue
Merritt
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I make signs, mugs, wine glasses, home decor items, t-shirts, baby clothes. Beginning 2019 I will also have different kits available for you to take home and make your self.

Merritt
Work n Play Clothing Company Inc. is a national buying group comprised of independently owned clothing stores. Each store is owned and operated by a member of the local community.

#120 1700 Garcia St.
Merritt
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We´re pleased to offer homemade calzones, wraps, wings, salads, pastas and more; and we´re proud to say that each and every scrumptious dish is made fresh, by hand. And if you´re looking for a twist, you can have your favourite pizza made into an oven baked sub or calzone.

2190 Voght St
Merritt
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810 Riverside Avenue
Sicamous
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I have been training horses for a number of years now all around the world. I have been very fortunate to work with such great horseman from Texas, Africa and Europe. Training horses in the rodeo, working with very famous cutting and barrel horses. Being apart of the breeding programmes.

323 Guichon Avenue
Merritt
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Knights Inn is the room around the corner that offers a comfortable night at a great rate. Located off the 286 exit from the Coquihalla. We offer one- and two-bedroom suites as well as kitchenettes and rooms for an overnight stay.

2702 Nicola Ave
Merritt
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I live in Kamloops and have been to Game On many times travelling through Merritt. This is one of the cleanest and well run bars I have seen.

3701 De Wolf Way
Merritt
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