A Day In The Shuswap

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Imagine this: skydiving, golf, and amazing meals all in one day and all at a discount. Where can you experience this day of days? By visiting the Shuswap with GetintheLoop, of course! If you haven’t seen the Shuswap region of the Thompson Okanagan, you most definitely need to. Containing Enderby, Sicamous, Salmon Arm, and Chase, this area is one of the most beautiful in British Columbia. Even better: it’s full of fun activities and great eats!

How do we best experience this amazing region, you may ask? We have a list – follow this handy guide for an action-packed and memorable experience! Whether you have only one day, a week, months or reside in the Shuswap this list is sure to give you the most impactful one day experience!

251 Harbour Front Dr NE, Salmon Arm, BC | Contact: Website, Facebook, Telephone: (250) 833-1154
Start your morning off right with an amazing breakfast at Aquatico Bay Restaurant (Open for Lunch and Dinner as well!). This unique and perfect location has a view that cannot be beat! This spectacular view overlooks the Shuswap Lake, bird sanctuary and mountains – Not to mention the perfect spot to get ready for a big day of touring around!

They have all the traditional, familiar favorites, along with other delectable options such as eggs benedict. From vegetarian dishes to BBQ Ribs, Steaks and Salmon with other seafood selections available too you can’t go wrong! Following your breakfast, take a stroll on the boardwalk and soak in the scenery – it won’t be the last stunning landscape you will see today! The staff is super friendly and as soon as you enter the restaurant you will be greeted by a smiling face!

Want to feel like you are on vacation to a far away destination? Head to The Sand BarPub and Aquatico Bay Restaurant but check out Aquatico Bay’s latest offers first on the free GetintheLoop app HERE (This means Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off Breakfast!)

Location: 4300 20th Ave SE, Salmon Arm, BC  | Contact: Website, Facebook, Telephone: (250) 833-5841

Following your breakfast, why not jump outside your comfort zone and experience skydiving! The Shuswap is known for its gorgeous scenery, so experience ALL the best views with Skydive Salmon Arm. If you haven’t dove before, fear not – GetintheLoop members can enjoy an introductory dive course all the while saving money with Skydive Salmon Arm’s latest offer! After you’ve completed the course, take your tandem jump from 10,000 feet and be absolutely thrilled. Feel the rush as you free fall at over 193 km/h, have fun with friends and family, and keep your amazing Shuswap day rolling with Skydive Salmon Arm. Find Skydive Salmon Arm on GetintheLoop HERE!

Don’t think your quite ready for the skydiving thrill? Take the family to DeMille’s Farm Market!
Location: 3710 Trans Canada Highway, SW Salmon Arm, BC | Contact: Website, Facebook, Telephone: (250) 832-7550
DeMille’s Farm Market is a third generation family farm. Enriched with culture and history they provide the best service, selection and quality. Whether you’re in search of a healthy stress reliever, amazing skin or the perfect snack you can enjoy their latest GetintheLoop offer which has it all! Red Haven Peaches are just $8.99 for 10Lbs or $10.99 for 20Lbs (View offer details HERE) – while supplies last – Not to mention The kids will love a tour of this family farm!

Location: 20 Shuswap St N, Salmon Arm, BC | Contact: Website, Facebook, Telephone: (250) 832-0999

After the exhilaration that is skydiving, take some time to relax for lunch at Barley Station Brewpub. Part of Shuswap Lake Brewing Company, this upscale pub brews all their own beers. In fact, the brewery recently won a gold medal at the Canadian Brewing awards and The Barley Station Brew Pub is the first brewpub in the North Okanagan with an onsite brewery that produces small batches of craft beer with no preservatives or chemicals added! This is the spot for some of the best beer in the Shuswap. By drinking the house-made brew, you are greatly reducing your impact on the environment. The beer only has to travel 50 feet to your table, so feel good about doing your part to save the environment – one beer at a time.

The design of the restaurant mimics the old railway station with a new and clean decor but still has the vintage feel. Atmosphere is kicked back casual and will get loud if it is crowded – But by no means should that steer you in the other direction, the menu has an excellent selection and something for everyone with large portion sizes and great value; you will not be disappointed!

So to go with a great brew make sure to grab some traditional, house made, delicious pub fare before you head out for an afternoon of golf! Amazing food and beer specials at Barley Station can be found exclusively on the free GetintheLoop app – Check them out HERE.

Location: 1663 Little Shuswap Rd, Chase, BC | Contact: Website, Facebook, Telephone: (250) 679-3090

Located midway between Vancouver & Calgary, Spend your afternoon on one of the most stunning golf courses in the Shuswap. Located on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake, a truly unique golfing experience awaits at Talking Rock Golf Course. Designed by well-known Canadian architects Graham Cooke and Wayne Carlton, the course meanders through a mature, sandy forest setting and ends with the breathtaking 18th hole.

“The course is amazing! Service outstanding! You won’t regret playing a round here!” – Happy Golfer

The unique design will take you on an adventure through this diverse landscape of the Little Shuswap Indian Band Reserve. Very little alteration of the lands was required, thus creating a course of natural and rugged character that requires strategy and thought for players of all skills and abilities. If you are visiting the Shuswap area and stay longer than a day you need to book with The Quaaout Lodge, literally a patch of heaven.

Get a great deal on Golf at Talking Rock with GetintheLoop – Check out current offers HERE and offers for The Quaaout Lodge HERE.

Location: 995 Lakeshore Dr W, Salmon Arm, BC | Contact: WebsiteFacebook, Telephone: (250) 832-9442

Finally, after all the excitement of the day, catch some good eats and live music at Off The Beat Pub! This pub is known as one of the best live music and comedy venues in the Shuswap. Originally, a nightclub that hosted live music and shows was right across a parking lot from a pub that also hosted live music and shows. After years of competition, the two owners had an idea. Why not combine the two hotspots and give the Shuswap something special?

They host Karaoke night, live jam sessions, bring in live bands and host events throughout the year! It really brings something to the Salmon Arm community and you can check out their website and facebook page to see upcoming events to stay in the Loop plus they also have pool tables – the only public tables in Salmon Arm are at Off The Beat. Big city style with a small town attitude is what you’ll find at Off The Beat.

Find their latest offers on the free GetintheLoop app HERE.

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