Nelson is a very beautiful city here in the Kootenays. The Centre of Nelson offers many different international restaurants, hotels, Bed & Breakfast, and boutiques.
From Nelson it's about a 25 minute drive to the Whitewater ski resort. The ski area is known for their extreme powder runs. Catskiing, heli-skiing, snowmobile tours, cross-country skiing are possible sports in Nelson.
Nelson is located on the Kootenay Lake, one of the largest lakes in British Columbia. Sailing tours, kayak, canoeing, swimming, motorboat rental, rent a houseboat, golf, tennis, hiking, mountaineering, climbing and mountain bike rental and tours.