Life in Kamloops is more than just the regular work day. It’s about a lifestyle. See why living here is so appealing. A city projected to reach 100,000 people in the next few years, Kamloops is a major economic hub in British Columbia, attracting a wide variety of events and business opportunities.
Climate: Kamloops’ climate is one of the biggest draws with over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually. Summers are wonderfully hot and winters are mild with great snowfalls in the mountains. For more information, visit Tourism Kamloops.
Outdoor adventure and activities in Kamloops: The vast, rugged landscape of Kamloops is ideal for mountain biking, skiing, and hiking. Sun Peaks Resort is a short 45 minute drive from the city’s downtown core and Harper Mountain, a great family mountain, is only a 20 minute drive. Shuswap Lake is under an hour’s drive and the general area boasts over 100 lakes to enjoy.
Real Estate: It’s all about finding the right space for you and those important to you. Average housing prices are$379,500 (SOURCE: Kamloops Real Estate Association Feb 2017) far below that of the Lower Mainland and other larger centres. For more information, visit Venture Kamloops.
Events & Attractions: As the Canada’s Tournament Capital, Kamloops has played host to events such as the Canada Summer Games and BC Summer Games. Those seeking arts, culture and history will enjoy the many art galleries, the symphony, museums, and live theatre.