Located 60 km (37 mi) north of Penticton, on Hwy 97, with a population of nearly 76,000 residents, Kelowna is the region's largest city and is situated in the Central Okanagan. Throughout the city you will find many orchards and vineyards. Visit the BC Orchard Industry Museum and learn about the area's history. Also visit The Wine Museum, which is in the same heritage building. Browse through other historical sites such as: - Father Pandosy's Mission, Guisachan Heritage Park, and Benvoulin Church. Explore the canyons at Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park. Ride or hike the wooden trestle bridges along the abondoned Kettle Valley Railway. Go boating, seadooing, canoeing or houseboating on Okanagan Lake. Enjoy horseback riding at local ranches and golfing at any of the numerous golfing courses. Go to Big White Ski Resort, BC's second largest ski resort, and try the best champagne powder snow in the world. Kelowna offers a wide variety of accommodations, restaurant, shopping and great entertainment.