Although Canmore gained prominence as a result of the 1988 Winter Olympics, its reputation as a majestic mountain community with lots to do is well-deserved. Just an hour west of Calgary and nestled in the majestic Canadian Rockies, Canmore is a hot destination for mountain sports and leisure activities. Come here to breathe in fresh air and be one with nature on vacation.
Booking a vacation rental for your stay puts everything that Canmore has to offer right at your fingertips. Whether you’re seeking a luxurious home with vaulted ceilings, plush furniture, and modern finishes, an Alpine-style chalet with stunning mountain views, or a spacious townhome with high-speed Internet and large screen televisions, you’ll find these choices and more in Canmore. Vacation rentals also give travelers access to amenities like full kitchens and sources of entertainment, which can help you save money and stay on budget.
Canmore is a sportsman’s paradise. During the winter, skiing, snowboarding, and dog sledding dominate the recreation menu. Ice hike through Grotto Canyon or slowly climb the trails up Ha Ling Peak to be rewarded with spectacular views of the Bow River Valley. Follow a morning skiing at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park with a trip to the spa to pamper yourself and enjoy some relaxation. When the temperature rises it’s fishing, rafting, hiking, and mountain biking that draw visitors to the area. The lush-carpet-like fairways and magnificent mountain panoramas appeal to golfers, and there are a variety of courses to capitalize on in the area. Other things to do in Canmore include taking a stroll around Quarry Lake or touring Canmore Cave with the family.