Cranbrook makes for a great home base to daytrip around the Kootenays, but if you stop and see what there is to do in town, you just might never want to leave.
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Rocky Mountain Hikes For Kids #5: Stanley Glacier Hike In Kootenay National Park
The Stanley Glacier Hike in Kootenay National Park is a challenging hike for kids and a rewarding one too. An 11km return trip promises a fossil hunt in a spectacular hanging valley.
Documents You Need To Cross Border From Canada to US
I did a last minute google search for the documents you need to cross border today. I had fingers crossed hoping it would just be a birth certificate and driver’s license. Finger crossing doesn’t work in the days after 9/11. To cross the border, you now need a passport.
If You Think All The Hippies Are On Saltspring Island and Commercial Drive, You Haven’t Been To Nelson
There are hippies in Nelson. Lots of them. This laid back mountain paradise on the shores of the Kootenay River enjoy yoga, dreadlocks, and everything organic.
Crossing Kootenay Lake On The Longest Free Ferry Ride In The World
The longest free ferry in the world is a BC Ferry ride across Kootenay Lake. All inland ferry routes in BC are free, not fair, but a great deal for those traveling.