How to celebrate 150th Canada Day (Salmon Arm, BC)
First of all, it is our 8th of 150 posts about 150th Canada Day. This time we bring to you another fine gem, Province of British Columbia has to offer you. When we go to Kelowna, we pass near Salmon Arm and I must share with you, this place is extremely beautiful.
Salmon Arm is a city in Shuswap Country of Southern Interior of Canadian Province of British Columbia. In 2011 Salmon Arm had 17,464 residents. It’s situated on the shores of Shuswap Lake and like the end of Salmon River.
In summer, this becomes a busy place because of what they offer to tourists. You ever thought of renting a houseboat? At the same time do you want to go for camping? How about enjoying on a beach? What about hiking?
More about the city
Did you know Salmon Arm is home to the longest wooden wharf in North America?
Salmon Arm became a city in 1905 and 2005. In 2005 the town celebrated the 100th anniversary of incorporation.
Forest industry and related businesses are the largest employers in the area.
Tourism is an important part of Salmon Arm, in addition to other businesses. Many tourists come to Salmon Arm from within BC, Alberta, and Asia.
A lot of tourists stop for houseboat rentals due to Shuswap Lake being Houseboat Capital of the World.
A lot of tourists stop here en route to other holiday destinations.
Relative to its size, there are a variety of restaurants and cultural attractions. Public beaches at Sunnybrae and Canoe are often crowded during the summer.
SA’s sister city is Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan.
Tourism in the area
Since I love this area, I would strongly recommend you should visit here. At least once in your lifetime, you should visit SA. Here is an important resource for you.
Here is a lifetime resource for you. This resource is so useful, you can use it just about anything tourism related. Just so you know, this is our primary resource.
I wanted to share a link with you. This link is about free entry to all the National Parks of Canada. You can get your pass here for free.