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.
The two-hour climb to Pulpit Rock, just across the lake, affords fine views of Nelson and Kootenay Lake. The trailhead starts at the...
This refined space in a classic hotel has some good sidewalk tables where you can ponder the passing parade. There's live jazz most...
This local favorite corner cafe roasts its own coffee. Outside there are tables in a garden that burbles with water features amid statues.
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Touchstones Nelson information
Once a baronial old city hall (1902), an enormous renovation transformed it into Touchstones Nelson, a museum of local history and art. Every month there are new exhibitions, many of which celebrate local artists. The history displays are engaging and interactive, banishing images of musty piles of poorly labeled old junk.