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IS CANMORE ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE SMALL TOWNS?

Expedia.ca polled Canadians to nominate their favourite small towns. Canmore made the list!

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CANMORE KANANASKIS WINTER ADVENTURES: DOGSLEDDING!

For big thrills with epic backcountry scenery, book a winter dog sledding tour in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and mush your own team of huskies.

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CANMORE FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL: CANADA FAR AND WIDE PROJECT

The Winnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary, Canmore, and Regina Folk Festivals have teamed up this summer to curate an inspiring live touring collaborative project called Canada Far & Wide; Grands Esprits, celebrating the Canadian songbook.

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SCENIC BOW RIVER FLOAT TOURS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

​Canmore is home to two brand new companies offering float tours along the Bow River every day this summer! Enjoy a scenic, peacful ride through Canmore and experience the natural beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains along the way.

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CANMORE’S QUIRKY PUBLIC ART

Canmore’s breathtaking mountain surroundings have attracted and inspired artists for decades. Painters, sculptors, potters, authors and musicians are part of our rich and diverse artistic community.

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GUIDE TO KANANASKIS BACKCOUNTRY CAMPING

A great way to disconnect and explore the road less travelled, whether by foot, bike or boat, backcountry camping in Kananaskis is an incredible experience.

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5 MUST DO KANANASKIS HIKES + FOOD PAIRINGS!

Hiking + Eating = Perfection!​
It’s never too early to lace up your hiking boots. We have matched our top 5 Spring Kananaskis hikes with the perfect après-meal or snack!

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MULTI PITCH CLIMBING IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

The Bow Valley has no shortage of climbing, and its intricate geology and stunning views make it a world-class area to get your feet of the ground and scale some incredible rock-faces.

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TOP 5 RAINY DAY ACTIVITIES IN CANMORE

June is usually the rainiest month of the year in Canmore, a time that many locals refer to as ‘Monsoon June’. So what do we do when the sky isn’t blue?

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CANMORE MOUNTAIN MARKET – THE MOUNTAIN SPIRIT MADE TANGIBLE

Progressing a twenty-year-old tradition, the Canmore Mountain Market returns this summer to offer the peak market experience!

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CANMORE UNCORKED 2016 INSIDER’S BLOG: PART 4

An extremely ‘progressive’ festival…

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CANMORE UNCORKED 2016 INSIDER’S BLOG: PART 3

Some people choose to make bread with grain…

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CANMORE UNCORKED 2016 INSIDER’S BLOG: DAY 2 & 3

So Many Moving Parts. What could possibly go wrong…?

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CANMORE UNCORKED 2016 INSIDER’S BLOG: DAY 1

Is it OK to lick plates in a restaurant?

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CANMORE’S AWARD-WINNING FOOD FESTIVAL IS BACK - WHERE ROCKIES

“Canmore Uncorked kicks off another year with the Canadian Tourism Award for Canada’s Event of the Year under its belt.” - Where Canadian Rockies

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AN UNDERGROUND ADVENTURE – CANMORE’S GROTTO MOUNTAIN

Beautiful mountain scenery surrounds Canmore from every vista but have you ever wondered what it’s like to experience the mountain from the inside? I headed underground with Canmore Cave Tours into Rat’s Nest Cave at Grotto Mountain for an unforgettable year-round subterranean adventure…

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#TEAMCANBOW TRUCK TUESDAYS CONTEST

​Enter to win Canmore Kananaskis Experiences, Event Tickets, Restaurant Gift Cards and more during #TeamCanBow Twitter Truck Tuesdays!

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YOUR INSIDER’S GUIDE TO CANMORE’S WINTER CARNIVAL (FEB 1 – MAR 13, 2016)

Ah winter! The longest season in the Rockies. Thank you mother nature and our local events teams, for 6 weeks of snow-packed fun. It’s time to put your dancing shoes (or snow boots) on and celebrate — the 2016 Canmore Winter Carnival is here!

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BEHIND THE FENCE - CANMORE IBU BIATHLON WORLD CUP

​By BUFF® CANADA
FEBRUARY 5TH, 2016

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2016 IBU WORLD CUP: CANMORE

Reanimating the tradition that began with the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and the 1992 World Junior Biathlon Championships, the Canmore Nordic Centre readies itself to host yet another coveted Nordic competition: the 2016 BIATHLON WORLD CUP

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WHAT CAN I DO AT ELEVATION PLACE?

Taking the marriage of athletic dominance and community spirit to new heights, Elevation Place transcends the traditional concepts of recreation…

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CATCH WORLD CUP FEVER IN CANMORE THIS WINTER

The World Cup Biathlon and World Cup Cross-Country finale converge on Alberta in early 2016, bringing high-octane battles of skill on skis and shooting.

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CHRISTMAS CAROLING IN THE CAVE

Looking for something new and exciting to do during the holidays? Why not book your trip to the Canmore area and try an adventurous evening of Christmas Caroling in the Cave!

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ARTSPLACE - CANMORE’S COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

Long have the Canmore Kananaskis vistas caused people to bubble over with artistic inspiration. The unique mountain atmosphere taps a well of creative spirit; painters, sculptors, musicians, dancers, and creators of all ilk have channeled the flow of alpine energy to make countless masterpieces. Now there is a place to further navigate the mountains’creativeness; together – makers and enthusiasts alike. Now there is artsPlace.

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6 MUST-TRY WINTER ACTIVITIES IN CANMORE KANANASKIS!

When the weather in Alberta is cooling down, things are really starting to heat up in Canmore Kananaskis. Even though the summer is a great time to visit us and get away from high temperatures and city life, our beautiful little mountain town really comes to life once the snow starts to fall.​

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TOP 5 LARCH HIKES IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

​Visitors come from all over the world to marvel at the unique and spectacular changing colours of the Larch trees in Canmore Kananaskis.
​Larch trees are the only needled tree to shed needles in the fall. They usually change to a golden yellow colour in mid-September, and loose their needles in late October. The trees at higher elevations turn first.

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TRIPADVISOR AWARDS 34 CANMORE BUSINESSES

Every year TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, awards its 2015 Certificate of Excellence Awards to highly rated accommodations, restaurants and attractions worldwide. Of those recognized, 34 Canmore Kananaskis businesses made the cut.

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Canada Day in Canmore Guide

CANADA DAY IN CANMORE - EVENTS GUIDE

Our national day is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike with loads of fun activities. Here’s a guide to all the action on Canada Day.

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CANMORE’S NEW DOUBLE-DECKER “FOOD TRUCK”

Canmore’s culinary scene has a new addition in the form of a 1960’s double-decker British bus – PD3 by Blake.

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FAT BIKING IN CANMORE

Extra-large tires, hand warmers, and strange frames are some of the signatures of a fat bike – a relatively new cycling trend that has quickly become a must-try winter sport.

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WHY MEET IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

So why choose Canmore Kananaskis? Well, there’s a feeling here that you don’t get most other places, and it’s only partly because of the beautiful surroundings.

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BEST WINTER ACTIVITIES IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

One of the best things about winter in Canmore Kananaskis is that, whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, you’ll never run out of things to do. If you’re wondering where the fun should start, try ourlist of can’t-miss winter activities.

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BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAILS IN CANMORE AND KANANASKIS

Whether you’re looking for a great way to stay fit this winter or want to try this classic Canadian sport, you should try cross-country skiing. Bob Truman, of SkiHere.ca, has put together his best tips for beginner skiers.

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TOP 10 FALL ACTIVITIES IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

Fall is one of the best times of year to visit the Canadian Rockies. The

temperatures are still warm, the colours are amazing, and wildlife is
abundant. Our travel counsellors have put together their favourite fall
adventures in the Rockies.

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THE ROAD TO GOLD

The Calgary Olympic Plaza and Canmore Nordic Centre are natural bookends to a celebrated trail of sporting excellence. Only here can you celebrate the past accomplishments of Canadian athletes, cheer on today’s best athletes as they compete on a world stage, and catch a glimpse of future as young athletes train to be at the top of the podium.

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO SPEND SOME TIME IN CANMORE KANANASKIS?

​Every year, more and more Albertan families and fun-seekers are learning about all there is to do right in their own backyard in Canmore Kananaskis. But, if you’re planning your own trip up to Canmore Kananaskis, what are things you absolutely have to try while you’re here?

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ENJOY WESTERN CANADA’S BEST GOLF IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

If a bright, clear day spent with friends on the links is your idea of a relaxing getaway, then it’s time you sampled some of the world-class golf courses available close to home in Canmore Kananaskis.​

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TOP 10 THINGS TO DO AS A FAMILY IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

Summer is here and Canmore is a great jumping off point for family-friendly adventures from gentle walks with a stroller to single track mountain biking that will leave your teens screaming for more.

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HOW TO WOW YOUR GUESTS - 13 ACTIVITIES FOR VISITING FRIENDS & FAMILY

You’ve brought your guests to one of the most beautiful places in the world - help them make the most of their time here and experience the best that Canmore Kananaskis has to offer.​

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THE PERFECT WEEKEND IN CANMORE

Maximize your fun on a weekend full of adventure and fun in Canmore Kananaskis

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GOURMET TRAVELLER’S GUIDE TO CANMORE KANANASKIS

Don’t let Canmore’s size fool you! This small town boasts some of the best gourmet dining in the Rockies, catering to world-class travellers from all over the globe.

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8 GREAT SPRING ACTIVITIES IN CANMORE KANANASKIS

Spring weather in Canmore Kananaskis is hard to predict - here’s a great list of things to do for your trip while you wait for the summer sun to melt the snow and open the rest of the trails!

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