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Pit Stops for a Kootenay Road Trip

May 8, 2024

The open road is calling to you and, being the adventure lover you are, you're all set to lay down tracks in British Columbia. You... Read More

Planning Your Kootenay Road Trip

May 2, 2024

Imagine cruising down an open highway, windows rolled down - enjoying the crisp mountain air. In front of you, breathtaking views of the our epic... Read More

Kootenay Fun Facts

April 30, 2024

Known as BC's Mountain Playground (in the southeast corner of British Columbia) we are renowned for natural, clean, uncrowded activities and experiences that reflect the... Read More

Experience the Natural Beauty along Highway 1

April 18, 2024

Embark on an extraordinary journey from the Rainforest to the Rockies where you conquer roadways from the Pacific Ocean or the Canadian Rockies – and... Read More

A Road Trip of a Lifetime: Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

April 11, 2024

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embark on a scenic road trip through the breathtaking Kootenay Rockies. Explore our... Read More

4 Reasons to Drive BC's Hidden Route: The Slocan Valley

April 10, 2024

The road less travelled showcases some of the best attractions and activities in the Kootenays - as we venture off of the TransCanada Highway and... Read More

Top 6 Kootenay Road Trips

April 9, 2024

The Kootenay Rockies region in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada is epically known as BC's Mountain Playground. And, we offer some of the... Read More

Sip and Savour Experiences Masterfully Created by our Kootenay Makers

April 4, 2024

Experience the brilliance of our 'Kootenay Makers' with invigorating sip & savour experiences, expertly crafted just for you. Elevate your visit to the Kootenays with... Read More

Unique Stays on a Kootenay Hot Springs Road Trip

April 2, 2024

Join us as we venture off the beaten path and uncover the extraordinary in the Kootenay Rockies! Discover a variety of unique accommodations, from cozy... Read More

Adventures for All: Accessible & Adaptive Sports Road Trip

March 20, 2024

No matter your comfort level or dream destination, there are plenty of ways to begin your adventure. The Kootenay Rockies' operators offers a wide variety... Read More

Explore Our Vibrant Arts & Culture Scene

March 7, 2024

The vital arts and culture scene in the Kootenays is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered! Dive deeper into the unique narratives woven by... Read More

Getting into Hot Water: Kootenay Hot Springs

March 6, 2024

Looking to add some serious pampering to your Kootenay Rockies road trip? Don't miss out on the incredible experience of visiting one (or more!) of... Read More

Road Tripping the Powder Highway Like a Ski Bum

February 3, 2024

Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, the Powder Highway is an unrivaled destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. With the highest concentration of... Read More

Funky Finds on the Powder Highway

January 18, 2024

With over 7.2+ million acres of terrain to be conquered, we suggest multiple visit to the Powder Highway to experience it all! It is home to... Read More

72 Hours in Nelson this Winter

December 26, 2023

Lakeside Nelson is the basecamp for Whitewater Ski Resort, one of best ski alpine resorts on the Powder Highway. Located on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, Nelson reigns as a... Read More

72 Hours in the Columbia Valley this Winter

December 19, 2023

The Columbia Valley (including the communities of Canal Flats, Edgewater, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Panorama, Radium Hot Springs & Windermere) is one of the major... Read More

Safety Tips for Your Powder Highway Road Trip

November 9, 2023

The Powder Highway's majestic mountains always command respect, regardless of the season. In the winter precision is key. Current road conditions, weather updates, on-mountain limited... Read More

Kootenay Coffee Road Trip: Meet the Locals

August 24, 2023

The sun isn't up yet, but you are. With all the vistas and adventures you want to see and do while on this Kootenay road... Read More

Where to See Wildlife in the Kootenay Rockies

August 15, 2023

As I pull my exhausted body up the last stretch of trail before ridgeline, I am overcome with the sensation of being watched.  I glance... Read More

Camping and Glamping in the Kootenay Rockies

June 29, 2023

From just packing your clothes to packing up the entire vehicle, we have some great options for sleeping under the stars after you’ve shared your... Read More

Wet Your Whistle: Along a Kootenay Road Trip

June 27, 2023

Immerse yourself in the splendid grandeur of the Kootenays, a place that offers more than just scenic beauty. Elevate your stay with a 'sip and... Read More

Quirky Attractions Only Found in the Kootenays

June 15, 2023

Only in the Kootenays will you find some of the most unique, historic, cultural attractions found in the world! These fascinating gems hold the key... Read More

Savouring the Kootenays this Summer

June 8, 2023

It goes without saying that every road trip needs fuel. Yes, we're talking about the fuel that powers you.  That morning 'cup of joe' that... Read More

Beach Vacations in the Kootenay Rockies

May 30, 2023

The Canadian Rockies and Columbias (Purcells, Selkirks, and Monashees) form the breathtaking backdrop for the Kootenay Rockies. These majestic mountain ranges (and subranges) are matched... Read More

Craving the Refreshing Flavours of the Kootenays

April 5, 2023

Does the warm summer sun leave you craving the refreshing taste of a cold craft beer on a shaded lakeside patio?  Does your perfect vacation... Read More

The Indigenous Connection to Our Natural Hot Springs

September 27, 2022

Q̓api Ktunaxa Sukiⱡq̓ukni kin wamiⱡkiⱡ ʔamakʔis / All Ktunaxa are happy you are here - Welcome There is nothing quite like the feeling of 'discovering' something... Read More

4 Quirky Communities along Kootenay Lake

September 1, 2022

One unique fact about Kootenay Lake is it never completely freezes in the winter, so at any time during the year, you could enjoy typical... Read More

Colossal Things to See & Do in the Kootenays

June 9, 2022

The Kootenays hold colossal secrets -- where every corner holds a grand revelation awaiting your discovery. They may be familiar to some, but there's always... Read More

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