Kootenay Lake Road Trip App

If you’re looking for something unique, come explore the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region in British Columbia, Canada, using the new self-guided touring app: the Kootenay Lake Road Trip App. Learn about the region from forests to First Nations, and attractions to amenities, all with a good sense of humor and local knowledge. Use the app as your personal tour guide to get the most out of your road trip. There are three different tours right now with more tours coming soon.


The Driving Tour takes you along the lakeshore, where you’ll hear fun facts and stories about the places you’re passing. There are over 100 sights, sounds, and stories that can be enjoyed. Start the tour at any point and pause it at any time.


Take a stroll along Nelson’s historic alleys while being guided by the Mural Tour. You’ll find beautiful pieces of art and learn about the artists behind them. Stop for a coffee or cocktail along the way or some food at numerous dining establishments (over 70 to choose from).


In Kaslo, immerse yourself in a forest bathing experience along the Kaslo River Trail while being guided by soothing voices and relaxing music. Take your time, pay attention to the small things nature has to offer, and enjoy this unique way of experiencing the trail. Keep your ears and eyes open for a full immersive experience and some unique Koot sculptures.


Coming soon to the app is an East Shore Artisan Tour, which will take you right into the studios of artisans working in the Crawford Bay area. Listen to some fun stories while browsing these truly unique local workshops, from brooms and pottery to jewelry and metalwork.

Download the Kootenay Lake Road Trip App and start exploring Nelson, Balfour, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Kaslo, North Kootenay Lake, and the East Shore. Find something interesting all year round, with idyllic places to stay, nourishing food and drink, and many ways to chill and relax. //

Wies van Wetten

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