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Metaline, WA and Nelson, BC via Spokane

Beka Dec 5, 2006 04:53 AM

We are heading to both places(coming from the Spokane area) this weekend. We want to see the falls but plan to stay in Nelson.
Any must see/do/eat along the way and in/around Nelson?
It's short trip Thursday-Sunday, driving in and back.
Any suggestions would be great!

  1. hertzdonut Dec 9, 2006 05:03 AM

    Someone posted something about Karen's Kitchen in Kettle Falls having legit huckleberry pancakes, but I haven't been up to try it. My mom says it's pretty much a culinary wasteland up there (she lives in Ione, near Metaline).

    1. The Chowhound Team Dec 8, 2006 10:52 PM

      Please note, British Columbia chow is discussed on the Western Canada board, and we have moved some of the replies to this thread to that board.

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      1. re: The Chowhound Team
        Beka Dec 8, 2006 11:30 PM

        Okay I just wish "Jackson Hole" wasn't in the title as I intend to add other restaurants...can that be changed to Nelson, BC (Dec. 2006)?

      2. paulj Dec 5, 2006 04:03 PM

        For Nelson, a search in the Canada section (or western Canada?) should turn up a some threads. Nelson is reputed to be the Birkinstock distribution center for all of SE BC, and has a matching food scene.

        http://www.chowhound.com/topics/10865...

        Between Spokane and Nelson there isn't much, except some nice views, and a few small towns. The Moon Handbook for Washington mentions a bakery and cafe next the historic hotel in Metaline Falls.

        paulj

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