"What a Beautiful Place!" Top 5 Page for this destination Nelson by Camping_Girl
Nelson Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 81 photos
For those of you who follow my postings in the travel forum, you'll know that I am constantly raving about Nelson. Maybe these pictures will help you understand why. I was taken aback by the beauty of this town when we first visited.
I want to get back here after I get my bike - these are some great motorcycle roads! Now that a friend of mine has bought a place here, maybe we will be able to visit more often.... I can't get enough of this area!
There are dozens of buildings in Nelson which are on the historic register. The town is very clean and friendly. But there is some controversy regarding their "no dog" policy. Folks are not allowed to bring their dogs downtown with them, even on a leash. They are not allowed! Needless to say, a lot of people appreciate this rule, while a lot of other people do not!
The Kootenays are one of my favorite spots in BC. This picture was taken from the Crawford Bay/Balfour ferry, which crosses Kootenay Lake.
- Pros:Historic Town in a Natural Setting
- Cons:Haven't found any yet
- In a nutshell:If you want to relax, go experience "Kootenay Time"!
The Hume Hotel is one of Nelson's original buildings, and it underwent major restoration work a few years ago. She has... more travel advice
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