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Tasty Treats and Well-earned Sleeps

Part of the fun of a vacation is the eating and sleeping! Fuel up for your adventures in our vast wilderness at one of our dining establishments. Then rest-up for tomorrow in the accommodation of your choosing.

Dining

Tastes of the Valley

Each destination within the North Thompson Valley has their own dining specialties. Grab and go, European-inspired, romantic lake or mountainside dining—there’s a restaurant here that is sure to satisfy.

Food Fare at Sun Peaks

Hospitality meets great food at Sun Peaks Resort. Explore the culinary scene where you’ll find everything from family-friendly to gourmet casual and fine dining. You can also enjoy local wine and ranch products at the eateries here. Enjoy all the delicious events in the village.

Casual Comfort Food in Lower North Thompson and Barriere

You’ll enjoy the casual comfort food in Barriere. Choose from nationally recognized chains, locally owned steak houses, and restaurants at golf courses. Pick your own produce for your picnic at the Farmer’s Market every Thursday from May to October.

Inspired Dining in Clearwater / Wells Gray

Fuel up before and after exploring Wells Gray at local eateries. Clearwater is the dining hub of Wells Gray Provincial Park. You’ll find classic Canadian fare with more than a little twist at local pubs, cafes and restaurants and nationally recognized chains. Rumour has it this is the place to get a good feed of schnitzel.

Burgers and More in Blue River and Avola

Wrap your hands around the “World Famous Burger” at the Log Inn in Avola. In Blue River you’ll find places to eat that can satisfy a variety of palates and budgets.

Valemount

Comfort food to romantic dinners by the fire, it’s all here in Valemount. Choose from restaurants, food trucks, a brewery and a Swiss bakery. The dining scene here is as eclectic as the international chefs who serve it up.

Accommodation – Where to Stay

Get your Rest

Thanks to all the fresh air you’ll be getting, a good night’s sleep is practically guaranteed in the North Thompson Valley. There’s plenty of places to rest your head. Choose from handy and affordable motels and hotels to rustic and warm log cabins. Meet the locals and stay at a cheery bed and breakfasts or fall asleep under the stars. Accommodations book up quickly in the summer, so plan ahead.

Sun Peaks

Make your accommodations part of the adventure in the North Thompson Valley. Fall into a blissful deep sleep after a day of playing in the mountains at Sun Peaks, bedding down in ski chalet vacation rentals, luxury hotels, large family vacation chalets, condos, cozy bed and breakfasts and an RV site.

Lower North Thompson and Barriere

There’s quite the variety of accommodation in the Lower North Thompson and Barriere. Stay the night at motels and inns, quaint bed and breakfasts, RV parks, ranch stays and fishing resorts.

Clearwater / Wells Gray

Further down the highway, you’ll find motels and fishing resorts. You’ll feel right at home in the hotels, cozy cabins, motels, ranch resorts, RV parks and campgrounds and bed and breakfasts in Clearwater / Wells Gray.

Blue River

Bed down in the backcountry in Murtle Lake, at roadside RV resorts, nationally branded hotels or luxury log homes at Mike Wiegele’s Resort in Blue River.

Valemount

Light a campfire and pitch your tent for the night in the Canadian wilds surrounding Valemount. Sleep by the trail on Mount Robson, park your RV, or stay at locally owned hotels, cabins and bed and breakfasts.