Come experience the Kootenays in the quaint Victorian town of Kaslo.Your condo rental and lodging in Kaslo is located between the Selkirk Mountains and the Purcell Mountains. Vacation rentals in Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada
would be the key to a memorable vacation. The Village of Kaslo is the oldest incorporated community in the Kootenays, and is located 70 kilometers north of Nelson
on Highway 31 on the western shore of Kootenay Lake
. With a rich and colourful history, this community is the perfect staring point to enjoy condo rentals and accommodations in British Columbia
. The town is equipped with all amenities and a great starting point for forays around the Kootenays from your accommodations.
Despite its small size, Kaslo is well served by public amenities. Vimy Park boasts a children's playground, a covered picnic area, a baseball field, a charming gazebo and a public campground which is increasingly popular with growing numbers of visitors. Our vacation rentals provide residents and visitors alike with an awe inspiring vantage point from which to admire the majestic local scenery.
The area's waterways and surrounding mountains provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure minutes from your lodging. Explore Kootenay Lake in a powerboat, sailboat, kayak, or canoe. Renting a houseboat from Kaslo's Shipyard's fleet is another option. Hike groomed trails or wilderness terrain in provincial parks. There are no less than five of these (and one rugged conservancy) nearby, including the stunning Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park.
In winter, try cat skiing and backcountry skiing. Ainsworth Hot Springs is great year round, but especially in winter. Relax and unravel in its therapeutic waters and continue with your stress free vacation at your accommodation. You can rent holiday lodging directly from owners of chalet, and condo and other vacation rentals accommodations in Kaslo, BC, Canada.
Kaslo village itself is home to several important historic and heritage sites including the SS Moyie, the world's oldest intact passenger sternwheeler
. Its restoration has been passionately pursued by spirited volunteers for more than half a century. Aboard the SS Moyie enter a world of classic Victorian design and engineering and learn a whole lot about Kootenay Lake history.
The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival has been staged every August since 1991
. Audiences line the beach to enjoy incredible jazz music performed from a floating stage. May Days is a century-old Kaslo tradition, featuring maypole dancing, loggers' sports, and a parade that offers double the fun by circling the village centre twice.