Once a baronial old city hall (1902), an enormous renovation transformed it into Touchstones Nelson, a museum of local history and art....
Kootenay Lake is prime kayak country. ROAM is a gear store dedicated to kayaking and canoeing locally. Rental kayaks and the shop can...
Sacred Ride is a good choice. The shops sells Your Ticket to Ride, an extensive trail map.
This local favorite corner cafe roasts its own coffee. Outside there are tables in a garden that burbles with water features amid statues.
Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon St · interesting places nearby
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This refined space in a classic hotel has some good sidewalk tables where you can ponder the passing parade. There's live jazz most nights. The adjoining Mike's Place Pub bustles and has a great beer selection plus fine chow (mains from $12).