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... of restaurants serving pretty fair Bratwurst and strudel , coffee and gift shops. You'll also find Canada's largest free-standing cuckoo-clock, which you can watch yodel for a loonie (Canadian dollar coin). If you're like John Travolta's character in the movie, Michael, this is an attraction you won't want to miss. We arrived after the Labor Day weekend ...
... of the old buildings. The downtown (just off Hwy 95) has many local boutiques, shops and cafes. Also worth exploring is the Baker Hill Historic district, a few blocks from downtown, with many lovely Victorian era homes.
3) If you're in town on a Saturday morning, stop at the Farmer's market. While not large, the quality of produce, baked and preserved goods is high and of a fair price. ...
... As we approached Jasper National Park, a young couple in a car passing us frantically waved us down. The driver had seen one of our trailer tires blow. After some difficulties with changing a tire on the hillside (fortunately we were in a stretch that had a passing lane so we could get off to the side and traffic easily got around us), we got into the park, saw a couple dozen elk at ...
... center and
quickly grew to over 1,000 people. The town’s thriving businesses included 11
hotels, 4 restaurants, 4 general stores, churches, a hardware store, a brewery,
and a wide assortment of other establishments ranging from a drug store to
tailor shops to barristers.
On Day 3 of the roadtrip, I travelled from Nelson to Cranbrook, British Columbia.
The drive from Nelson to Creston is very mountainous; a true British Columbia route.
Nelson to Creston
I stopped for breakfast in Creston at Renee's Roadhouse Diner. Good choices and reasonably priced.
Creston to Fort Steele
The heritage site of Fort Steele contains restored ...