Information about Summerland

Directions to and from the city on the lake

  • Jun. 3, 2011 5:00 a.m.

Getting Here

Summerland, located on Okanagan Lake in the heart of the Okanagan Valley between Penticton and Kelowna offers Lakeside Summerland, Trout Creek and Downtown Summerland providing all amenities and services of the two larger centers. This friendly community is rich in Art & Culture, History & Agriculture serving a population of almost 11,000.

Air Travel: Penticton Regional Airport (YYF), offers scheduled daily flights to Vancouver with connecting flights to other BC centers, as well as national and international destinations.

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is approximately one hour from Summerland and is serviced by Westjet as well as BC regional air carriers. International charter flights originate from Kelowna to the United States, Mexico and other holiday destinations.

Bus Travel: Greyhound Bus Lines of Canada Ltd. Connects travelers with destinations across Canada and connection service to the United States. For connecting service to the US, call 1-800-231-2222. For the Summerland depot, 250-494-8009.

By Road: Summerland is easily accessed via Highway 97 and one hour away from the US border crossing. Other connecting highways include Highway 1, Highway 5 and Highway 3.


Summerland is known for its warm dry weather and mild winters. The hours of bright sunshine per year in Summerland is 2027 hours. Average annual total precipitation 326mm (13 inches). Average daily maximum temperatures Winter (January) 32 F or 0 and Summer (July) 84 F or 28 C.