From humble beginnings as a coal mining town, Canmore is now a popular year-round vacation travel and resort destination. Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, Canmore is the perfect setting for both summer and winter vacation travel, or that special weekend getaway. Spectacular scenery, fresh air, and an abundance of activities to choose from make Canmore a picture-perfect resort town.
Summer travel activities and adventure around Canmore include fishing, golf, cycling, hiking and rock climbing, to name just a few. With the Canadian Rockies all around, you'll find that the awe-inspiring landscape is perfect for pictures, so bring lots of film on your vacation in Canmore, Canada!
In the winter months, there's plenty of fresh powder snow and easy access to local world-class skiing and snowboarding areas. The Canmore Nordic Centre also offers some of the best cross country skiing in the world. If skiing is not for you, there's ice fishing, dogsled adventure trips, ice climbing and much more vacation fun to keep you busy.
When you travel to Canmore, you'll find plenty of shops boasting local art, collectibles and more, some of which are available in our e-store! Hotel and motel accommodation is abundant, but you'll want to book early for peak seasons. Lodging other than hotel or motel is also available with a good selection of bed and breakfast accommodation.