FINDING AWESOME HIKING: The region is a hiker's dream, from shorter family-friendly walks near the towns and villages through to multi-day adventures into the mountains.
FOOD & CULTURE AT AINSWORTH HOT SPRINGS: Ainsworth has always been known for its spectacular hot springs for generations, but, as of the late, the restaurant has also been sharing that spotlight.
FINDING AWESOME DINING: Award winning chefs and top-of-the-line wine lists and local micro-breweries headline our diverse restaurants, among the best in BC.
FOOD & CULTURE AT THE HUME HOTEL & SPA: Jenna Raider Skidmore finds awesome on a culinary and cultural adventure through the Hume Hotel & Spa in the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region.
FINDING AWESOME PADDLE: Experience our beauty on the water, or on the land. Come find awesome in a place where it’s not only okay to feel small, it’s highly encouraged...
FINDING AWESOME GOLF: #FindingAwesome is easy when you travel to the beautiful Nelson and Kootenay Lake region. Visit our region for a truly unique golf experience in the West Kootenays.
Riding the Highwire was written to shed light on mining history in the Kootenays. This project captures some of the excitement, pride, and daily struggles of a miner in the Kaslo area in the early 1900's.
A breathtaking new video that celebrates Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism's four seasons with a focus on the region’s spectacular scenery, culture, activities and landscapes. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
WHY DO IT? BIKING: In keeping with the Nelson Kootenay Lake culture, our mountain bike trails appeal to the spirit of mountain biking. From gentle railway grade to steeps, rocks, and roots we've got it all.