Three Quails icon Overview British Columbia Ontario About BeadTrails What's New
BeadTrails-Bazaar.jpg
The swag is in the bag.Join us as we kick-start our 10th anniversary celebrations with a visit to the BeadTrails Pop-Up Bazaar. November through January, BeadTrails and ArtVine Creative Spaces are joining forces with a variety of BeadTrail businesses to create the Okanagan’s coolest shopping destination.Discover unique gifts, curious and ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on October 25th, 2019
Hainle Vineyard Estate Winery
USA TODAY released its 10 Best List for the category of Best Destination for Fall Foliage with the Okanagan Valley ranking sixth and proudly representing as the only Canadian in the line-up.But that’s not all. The Okanagan is also representing Canada as one of the best wine regions on the ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on October 10th, 2019
BeadTrails About Quail.jpg
Founded by Karen Griggs of Summerland in 2010, BeadTrails was created to connect people to the places and experiences that memories are made of. The educational marketing adventure sees businesses on the trails supplied with their signature bead, which visitors collect and add to memory bracelets. A modern-day tour guide ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on August 15th, 2019
We are expanding
Composed of four distinct regions, and seasons, the Niagara Peninsula is a vibrant destination and the newest member of the BeadTrails Experience.While visiting, one can immerse in the wonder of winter in the romantic village of Niagra-on-the-Lake, or partake in the annual Ice-Wine Festival where culinary masters tempt hungry palettes ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on July 9th, 2019
View from Mission Hill Winery
Nk’Mip means hello and good-bye in the Okanagan Syilx language befitting a winery that has you at hello! Steps away from Spirit Ridge, Nk’Mip Cellars focuses on pairing food and leisure with world-class wines. Nestled in the desert hills of the Southern Okanagan, this winery boasts bold and beautiful reds, ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on July 8th, 2019
Canoe-on-shuswap-lake.jpg
Recent archeological excavations suggest that in 1649 A.D., well before Europeans settled the region, thousands of Indigenous people lived where Little Shuswap and the mighty Thompson formed a trade route to the west coast. The BeadTrail is akin to a travellers trade route, leading visitors to a collection of experiences ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on July 7th, 2019
women on the trails
Whether you run a hotel, bed & breakfast, campground or guest ranch we know that customer service is a priority for you. The BeadTrails Experience has a free tool to help enhance your visitor's experience of the area; a simple map that directs tourists to up to 200 venues in ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on January 1st, 2019
Untitled design (18).png
When mentioned in the local media, the BeadTrails Experience has been compared to geocaching and Pokémon GO, as well as a traditional treasure or scavenger hunt. We usually go with the latter, but however you describe it, it’s a wonderful way to discover new places and collect mementos of your ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on December 17th, 2018
Winter on trails.png
It is our mission to introduce you to the delights of the Thompson Okanagan in every season so here’s a short list of places and activities that you might enjoy in the coming months.Always, always at any time of the year you can follow the BeadTrails and explore and collect, ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on November 21st, 2018
Untitled design (29).png
When it's a fun way to discover new destinations!The BeadTrails Experience encompasses far more than the act of tracking down bead charms; it is about exploration and discovery.We love it when visitors come into BeadTrails HQ and first discover the BeadTrails concept, their faces light up with the idea of ...
Read the rest of this entry »
Published on October 30th, 2018