Day Trip – Silverton & New Denver

Take a day trip from Nelson through the Slocan Valley and experience the stunning beauty and history of this pocket of the West Kootenays. The towns of Silverton and New Denver are 95 and 100 km north/west of Nelson, (follow Hwy 3A west then turn north on Hwy 6); a spectacular drive down a winding […]

Day Trip – Kaslo

Get ready for a day trip you will never forget when you drive North from Nelson along Highways 3A and 31 to Kaslo, BC. Kaslo lies upon the west shore of Kootenay Lake and sits between the Selkirk and Purcell Mountains. This charming town features Victorian architecture with modern day amenities including Vimy Park with […]

Day Trip – Creston

Creston is an hour and a half drive east of Nelson on Highway 3A. This is a beautiful drive along the shores of Kootenay Lake including a 45 minute ferry ride that brings you to the fertile valley of Creston. Alternately you can head south from Nelson on Highways 6 then 3 driving over the […]

Day Trip – Crawford Bay / East Shore

The East Shore of Kootenay Lake is a 35 Km drive East of Nelson along the shore of Kootenay Lake then a 45 minute ferry ride that takes you across the lake on a ride that affords 360 degrees of breathtaking views. The road down the East Shore (Highway 3A) is the top motorcycling road […]

Day Trip – Christina Lake

Christina Lake is 114 Km west from Nelson on Hwy 3. By car, it is a stunning hour and a half drive through the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges. Alternately you can travel West from Castlegar to Christina Lake on the Columbia and Western Rail Trail which can be hiked, biked, skied and traversed by […]