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Ok, say you’re in the middle of a trip. You get a flat. Or you forgot your waterproof pants and it hasn’t stopped raining. Or you simply HAVE to get a souvenir to rembember the epic trip. So you need a store, to buy things and stuff…

Motorcycle shops

Mainjet Motorsports

Since 2006, Main Jet Motorsports has brought a fresh approach to our Honda, KTM, Polaris and STIHL® dealership, here in Nelson, BC. We offer quality products, parts, and service with dignity, respect and honesty! We are South Eastern BC’s largest Powersports Dealer offering a wide range of OEM and Aftermarket parts and accessories for ATV’s, Motorcycle, Utility Vehicles, Snowmobile and Power Equipment. Main Jet offers small town service with big city selection. Our Staff has hands on experience with ATV’s, Motorcycles, Snowmobiles, Utility vehicles and Power Equipment. Main Jet

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Hotels

Trout Lake Windsor Hotel

Trout Lake Windsor Hotel

The historic Windsor Hotel is an located in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains and next to the pristine Trout Lake where rugged wilderness meets the turn of the Century style. Since the 1890’s when the Windsor first opened its doors the Hotel has hosted thousands of guests including British Royalty, gold miners, dream chasers and outdoor adventurers. Contact Phone Local: 1-250-353-7714Email: troutlakewindsorhotel@gmail.comAddress: 518 Kellie St, Nakusp, BC V0G 1R2Facebook: Facebook Page

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Kaslo Hotel nightime pic to see it in the dark

Kaslo Hotel

This most recent version of the Kaslo Hotel, while having the heritage character of Kaslo Village, is completely new. Overlooking Kootenay Lake, the Kaslo Hotel opened in February 2009 after extensive renovations that began in 2006. Contact Phone Toll free: 1-866-823-1433Phone Local: 1-250-353-7714Email: reservations@kaslohotel.comAddress: 430 Front Street PO Box 340 Kaslo, BC, Canada V0G1M0 The new Kaslo Hotel was designed to provide the latest of luxury hotel accommodations without giving up that personal feel. The new Kaslo Hotel meets all

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Ainsworth Hot Springs

Long day in the saddle? Give those muscles a good, relaxing soak at Ainsworth Hot Springs! The hot springs were first visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations peoples who experienced the waters as a welcome respite after a long day of hunting, fishing, and gathering roots and berries in what is now known as the Kootenay region. The Ktunaxa First Nations peoples embraced the nupika wu’u, or hot mineral waters, for their healing and rejuvenating powers and

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Best Western Nelson

As the only full-service hotel on Baker Street, the newly renovated Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn is the natural choice for anyone seeking comfortable and convenient accommodations in the heart of the Queen City. Visit our newly renovated and award-winning property and you will see why we continually rank as one of the top hotels in Nelson.   Stay at the Baker Street Inn and you can relax in an in-room Jacuzzi, dine at the Baker Street Grill, exercise

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Hume Hotel

The Hume Hotel & Spa is an essential stop on your visit to Nelson. A full-service hotel, offering an eclectic fusion of rooms, dining, entertainment, spa facilities, event spaces and beyond. Original fixtures, artwork & design blend with modern, environmentally conscious amenities throughout. And home to the local favorite, Mike’s Place Pub. CONTACT 1-877-568-0888 info@humehotel.com 422 Vernon St, Nelson, BC V1L 4E5 Click here to learn more

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The Adventure Hotel

MOTORCYCLE TOURS BEGIN AND END AT THE ADVENTURE HOTEL Winding roads boasting impressive scenery lead you to Nelson for your ideal West Kootenay motorcycle tour. Most roads have well-maintained surfaces, great visibility, and many passing areas. What these roads do not have is a lot of traffic. You’ll often travel along scenic routes that rival more famous destinations and feel that you are alone on the road…just you and your bike. THE ADVENTURE HOTEL LOVES MOTORCYCLES Begin

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