Nelson is a year-round tourist destination, consistently winning the best small artsphoto_nelson community in North America award.  It is filled with history and charm and surrounded by a rugged beauty.   Although a small mountain city, Nelson is bustling with activity in its quaint downtown with world class skiing, hiking and outdoor adventure only  minutes away.  With Kootenay Lake and all of its smooth sandy beaches (one of which is located right in Nelson!) there are plenty of adventures to be had on, in and by the water.  Some recommended attractions (all within a 5 minute walk from The Lotus Vacation House) include:

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