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.
Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park
This park boasts 85km of some of the area's most superb hiking trails. The fantastic summer-only 2.5km (two hour) round-trip hike to...
This refined space in a classic hotel has some good sidewalk tables where you can ponder the passing parade. There's live jazz most...
Busaba Thai Cafe
The iced Thai coffee here can turn around a hot day. The rich details of the interior have the lush elegance of a Bangkok gift shop...
Touchstones Nelson information
Lonely Planet review
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.