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Things To Do In Princeton

Sandman Inn Princeton is located in a distinctly welcoming destination surrounded by an abundance of things to do and see. To enhance your stay, we have compiled a local guide of nearby attractions and activities to thrill every member of your family.

Princeton Downtown

When you find yourself staying at Sandman Inn Princeton, you’ve got a great home base to an angler’s paradise. You’re also just a few minutes away from the community’s historic downtown core. Just make your way along iconic Bridge Street to Twin Rivers Park where you’ll see the Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers come together. It’s a great spot for walking, stopping to have a bite to eat at a picnic table and enjoy a sandy beach area. Plus, it’s right across the street from the Trans Canada trail.

Trans Canada Trail

This section of the Trans Canada Trail takes you along part of the historic Kettle Valley Railway route. Access to this part of the trail is located minutes from your stay at Sandman Inn Princeton, which is a convenient way to step foot on the iconic Canadian pathway system.

The Kettle Valley Steam Railway

If you feel like taking a scenic drive, head about 90 minutes east from Sandman Inn Princeton to The Kettle Valley Steam Railway. Once there, you’re in for a treat as you learn about the history of the rail line built between 1910 to 1915, and was instrumental in helping to get famous B.C. fruit to world markets. There are even train rides offered on a restored steam locomotive, and a show featuring an “Old West” train robbery.

Swan Lake Bird Sanctuary at Vermillion Forks Field Naturalists

If you really want to experience nature and see some of the 128 bird species regularly spotted in the region, then Swan Lake Bird Sanctuary is where you want to be. It’s just a short walk from Sandman Inn Princeton. Located at Vermillion Forks Field Naturalists, this unique and natural setting is serene and welcoming. This area of protected land features benches and picnic tables, is a great spot to relax and birdwatch, or meet up after a day spent hiking in the area.