Know Before You Go – S.M.A.R.T Travel

When planning your Kootenay Road Trip, be prepared with all the right gear, maps, and know the safety protocols in our area. Businesses are following the recommended COVID-19 protocols to ensure you have a relaxing, safe trip. BE SMART when…
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Road Tripping with your Pets

Thinking of bringing along your favourite four-legged friend on your next road trip? Good news. We’ve got plenty of things for you and your pooch to do! Take a Hike Rail trails are a great place to let your dog get some fresh air.…

A Kootenay Skatepark and Bike Park Trip

Here in the Kootenays, we are known for our skateboard and mountain bike culture, so it makes sense that we have killer skateparks and bike skills parks to hone our skills. If you are coming through with wheels beneath your feet, make sure you…
Kaslo City hall

Walk-About in our Artsy Heritage Towns

SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOUR Take a trip back in time on a walking tour through some of the most colourful heritage towns in British Columbia. The main streets of Nelson, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Kaslo, Crawford Bay, and Rossland feature striking…

A little winter downtime around town

Sometimes we just a need little time to chill, relax and get away from it all. Mountain towns like Nelson, Kaslo
Kids skiing
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Family Friendly Winter Kootenay Road Trip

With all kinds of family friendly activities between Nelson and Rossland, you’ll be able to pack in more things to do than gear into your car. From indoors to outdoors, you’ll find plenty to keep the whole family happy on a Kootenay Road…
Mountain Biking
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Riding and breweries Kootenay Lake to Rossland

Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine goes road-tripping in our backyard to discover the best trails and ales. Giddy up. By Vince Hempsall. Photos by Peter Moynes. Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine photo editor Peter Moynes and I are on a…
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Adventure on the water, ground or in the air

Behold, adventure seekers. The Kootenays are calling. From high above to the lakes and rivers below, get ready to find your outdoor thrills. It’s no secret that we love getting high in the Kootenays – high above the trees that is. Experience…

Art is Everywhere on your Kootenay Road Trip

It doesn't take much to experience something that is part of the arts world on the Kootenay Road Trip. Public Art decorates the streets and alleyways. Museums and galleries are the cornerstone to our past, present, and future. Theatres, bars…