Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Celebrating its Heritage
In 1997, the "Queen City of the Kootenays" will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and guests to Nelson will experience the history of Nelson coming alive! Along with many special centennial events being planned, visitors can enjoy the Nelson museum, a self-guided heritage walking tour or a ride on Streetcar 23 which winds along Nelson's waterfront. Stroll historic Baker Street and take in the many boutiques, restaurants and funky cafes.
A mecca for urban refugees looking for the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city and the simplicity of a relaxed small town ambiance, Nelson has it all.
Nelson's arts community, anchored by the Kootenay School of the Arts, "Artwalk" and the Capitol Theatre, nurtures a lively and eclectic mix that ranges from the traditional to the cutting edge. The lure of Kootenay Lake is irresistible for swimmers, fishers and boaters of all kinds. Back-country hikers, mountain bikers and climbers will find both the Valhalla and Kokanee Parks to be world-class. For golfers, the Granite Pointe and Balfour courses are paradise. In the winter, Whitewater Ski Resort, one of the finest powder skiing hideaways in North America, is only minutes from downtown, as is Ainsworth Hot Springs.
No wonder Nelson is such a great place to relax.
For more information, please visit www.city.nelson.bc.ca
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