Getting There -- Nelson is 102km (63 miles) north of the U.S.-Canada border, 242km (150 miles) north of Spokane, Washington, and 657km (408 miles) east of Vancouver. Greyhound Canada (tel. 800/661-8747; operates daily service from Vancouver for C$115 one-way.

Visitor Information -- Contact the Nelson Visitor Info Centre, 225 Hall St. (tel. 250/352-3433;

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