Antique wagon wheelSalmon Arm is a city with a rich and interesting past, but apart from a few well-informed locals, most residents and visitors are unaware of the town’s impressive heritage. There are many ways to learn more: The Okanagan Regional Library, the online archives of the Vancouver Public Library… but what better way than to experience history for yourself? At the R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum, you can do just that.

This exceptional museum has documented the city’s complete history, by preserving and collecting literature, relics, and documentation, spanning back before the founding of Salmon Arm. Showcasing cultural artifacts from the region's first inhabitants, the establishment of the fur trade and railways, construction of the first trading post,…

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best things to do in the shuswap and salmon arm

If you are thinking about moving to Salmon Arm in the beautiful Shuswap, there are plenty of amazing activities for you to enjoy. From great events & festivals, to fun indoor & outdoor activities, the area has tons of fun no matter what your hobbies are.

Although there is a seemingly endless amount of fantastic activities for you to enjoy here, there are three in particular that the Shuswap is famous for. If you plan on living in the area, the three activities you simply must try are house boating, golfing and visiting the local wineries.

House Boating 

The Shuswap is perhaps best known for its incredible house boating, and for good reason! The lake has tons of amazing beaches and destinations to explore. If you have a bunch of friends and/or…

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