It was difficult to narrow the field down to thirty things with such a dynamic, alive community of people who love to celebrate, recreate and generate, but we did it and here are 30 things we think are worth doing in Nelson. Take a slow, … Read
Nelson’s quality of life is what attracted most residents to this mountainous region. The city’s close knit community, the variety of winter and summer recreational activities, the stunning beauty of our natural surroundings as well as being a safe place to raise a family are some of the perks of living here.
Are you thinking of visiting or perhaps moving to our dynamic and friendly community? Take the time to explore this website. You’ll find information on recreational activities, arts and entertainment events, places to stay and eat, community resources, shopping and local attractions.
A trip to Nelson wouldn’t be complete without a stroll down historic downtown Baker Street with its impressive display of heritage buildings. Check out the surrounding neighborhoods as well, which boast a large number of Victorian homes. A trip on … Read
Nelson enjoys four distinct seasons with the beauty and benefits of each season fully realized. Spring comes in March with a lifting of the clouds and a stretch of sunny days followed by spring showers and abundant plant growth. Summer arrives … Read
Diversity in Nelson comes in a multitude of forms, from our geographical terrain and forest ecosystems to the residents and their life style choices. Everyone is welcome in Nelson and there are community groups to support all interests and choices. … Read
The relatively small city of Nelson (population of 10,000) is found snuggled in the Selkirk Mountains on the west arm of Kootenay Lake in the southern interior of British Columbia in the West Kootenay region. The East shore of Kootenay lake was … Read
Are you in a hurry? Or are you content to take the scenic route? There are a number of choices when planning your arrival in Nelson. Driving: Nelson is situated at the junction of provincial Highway 3A and Highway 6. By highway, Nelson is located … Read
The city of Nelson, named in the late 1880s after British Columbia’s Lieutenant-Governor Hugh Nelson, has a long and rich history. The first citizens of Nelson were the Sinixt, who lived, hunted and fished along the shores of Kootenay Lake. … Read