Shuswap Lake is known for its water activities in British Columbia, where four arms of the lake give you an expansive area to explore. Get back to nature in this beautiful haven, where you can watch the water or the birds, mountains and greenery around. Explore the mountain highs and the river lows of Shuswap Lake, where you can do dare devil activities or simply relax by the water.
The four arms of the lake are Salmon Arm, Anstey Arm, Seymour Arm, and the main lake. Fishing is a must on the lake, where you can find different species of salmon and trout. In the community of Scotch Creek, you can find the Shuswap Lake Provincial Park with campgrounds, beaches, and picnic areas. The Park is very popular, and is a great way to spend the day. Similarly, you can visit Silver Beach Provincial Park along the Seymour Arm. Shuswap isn’t just for the summer, as in winter you can go skiing, snowboarding, or anything else snow related in the mountains! The miles of shoreline around Shuswap Lake give you endless discoveries to make, with smaller rivers, and even waterfalls.
Head into Salmon Arm City for the evening after a day on the water, as the restaurants and nightlife give you a change of pace. Salmon Arm Roots and Blues festival is annual in August, and has become one of the most popular festivals in British Columbia. The Shuswap Art Gallery in Salmon Arm is also a fun cultural activity to keep you busy in the city. Salmon Arm City is full of visitors in the summer, with beaches at Sunnybrae and Canoe for you to enjoy.
Whether you want to go camping or rent a houseboat for a few days, you’ll need steady accommodation. Tripping has all kinds of options for you to browse through, where the lake-side rentals seem like a dream. Whether you want to stay right in nature in a cabin, or further into the surrounding cities or towns, there are all kinds of choices for you and your family.
If the adventurous zip lining and horseback riding doesn’t satisfy you, houseboats are a popular way of travelling around the lake. With miles of shoreline, Shuswap lake is very walker-friendly, but a car could always come in handy if your rental is further out, or if you plan on making day trips. There are Greyhound Buses in Salmon Arm, as well as being close to many highways. Fly into Kelowna International Airport, or Kamloops Airport to be nearby the lake.
Looking for a vacation rental in Shuswap Lake? Tripping.com has 412 vacation rental homes available in Shuswap Lake. You'll find 7 studios, 90 1-bedroom, 122 2-bedroom and 193 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Shuswap Lake is $231 while the average price of a weekly rental is $1596. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Shuswap Lake home is $2119.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 91 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Shuswap Lake. In addition to accommodating pets, Shuswap Lake rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 262 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 293 have TV and/or cable and 84 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in Shuswap Lake where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, CanadaStays, and OwnerDirect. There are 218 HomeAway rentals, 63 CanadaStays short term rentals and 54 OwnerDirect vacation rentals.