Nestled cozily amongst the Selkirk Mountains, the town of Nelson has long held the reputation of a hippie town. An eclectic mix of free-spirited bohemia and hardcore nature lovers mingle and intertwine in a community that reflects the same spirit. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, a nature-loving creative, free-spirited entrepreneur, or urban refugee, this little Canadian corner is certain to get those inspirational and creative juices flowing. With a vibrantly dynamic arts and culture scene, carefully restored downtown shopping area and a diverse mix of authentic historical buildings, Nelson has earned the moniker of one of the finest heritage cities in Canada. For a slice of the big city cosmopolitan with the welcoming hug of small-town charm, there is no better place to witness it in Canada than Nelson.