Kootenay Lake Ferry Bear Crossing
"Nelson, BC - A storybook town… seemingly plucked from the pages of a fairy tale."

Trip Planner

If you're planning an adventurous getaway or just want some handy hints on what Nelson Kootenay Lake has to offer, we can help you out. Whether you're hunting for a luxurious escape or an outdoor adventure, a little planning never hurts. So we've gathered all the essentials into one place to make planning your trip a breeze.

Our planning pages will tell you how to find us, get around town, and how to make the most of the seasons. There's also plenty of itineraries and road trip ideas to keep you entertained and make the most of your stay at Nelson Kootenay Lake.

Getting Here

Whether you’re visiting from near or far, getting to Nelson Kootenay Lake is easy by air, bus or road.

Getting Around

With many transport options, exploring Nelson Kootenay Lake is as easy as it is getting here.

Trip Ideas

Planning a vacation is tough so we’ve pulled together a couple of holiday ideas to take out the guessing work.

Weather and Roads

Nelson Kootenay Lake attracts tourists year round but planning around the seasons will allow you to make the most of your holiday.

Groups and Events

Home to many group facilities, Nelson Kootenay Lake is an ideal location for meetings, events and weddings.

Visitor Centres

Two tourist centres are located along Nelson Kootenay Lake, making holiday planning a breeze.