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If you are looking for things to do in Canmore, our friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Canmore Inn & Suites can offer suggestions regarding Canmore restaurants, nearby attractions, popular Canmore shopping areas, and local events you can attend - from Canmore to Banff! If you want to discover more about Canmore tourism and what to do in the area, feel free to contact us anytime.

With its three-storey waterslide, indoor pool and more, the Canmore Inn & Suites is one of the best hotels for kids, but if you are looking for fun things to do off the property, there is always something going on. Make sure to check out our hotel blog to keep up to date with local events and our hotel news.

Winter Activities

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Canmore has its fair share of fun and entertaining festivals throughout the winter season. From Christmas in Canmore to New Years on the Pond and the Canmore Winter Festival there is fun for the whole family to enjoy! Looking for an adrenaline packed day full of skiing or snowboarding? Check out any of the four world-class ski resorts including Banff Sunshine Ski Resort and Lake Louise Ski Resort located minutes from our front door. If cross country skiing is more your style, Canmore Nordic Centre offers Olympic worthy trails for any level. Give snowshoeing a try or enjoy an afternoon skating at the Pond. Whatever it may be you are looking for Canmore has you covered with days full of winter fun!

Summer Activities

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There are plenty of summer activities to get involved with in Canmore, including fun festivals like the Canmore Folk Music Festival and competitions such as the Canadian Mountain Bike National Championships. Have a passion for golf? Tee off on popular greens such as Silvertip Resort, Canmore Golf & Curling Club and Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club. Other fun summer activities include white water rafting, hiking, canoeing, caving and more!

Kananaskis Wildlife

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Boasting a unique mix of habitats, including wetlands, alpine meadows and subalpine forests, there are a variety of mammals that have made Kananaskis Provincial Parks their home. Take a Kananaskis scenic drive wildlife tour and see moose, elk, deer, Bighorn sheep, mountain goats and more!

Policeman's Creek Boardwalk

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Follow a short hiking trail and wooden boardwalk that takes you along rippling Policeman's Creek. Accessible from downtown Canmore, the boardwalk is off Main Street near Spring Creek Drive. This is a nice relaxing stroll for family and friends to enjoy genuine time together.

Downtown Canmore

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Explore the vibrant entertainment, dining, and main street shopping scene of downtown Canmore when you visit. Mingle with laid-back Canmore locals, including Olympic athletes, authors, artists and Everest summiteers. As the heart of Canmore, you'll always find an event or festival to attend or an art gallery or unique shops to stroll through in the downtown area.

Canmore Nordic Centre

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Whether you want to go snowshoeing, fat biking, tobogganing or play winter disc golf, there is something for everyone. Other activities include hiking trails, mountain biking, cross country skiing and more. Let the fun begin!

Engine Bridge Trail

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Canmore is home to approximately 70 kilometres of trails that are utilized by joggers, walkers, mountain bikers and cyclists. This is one of the most beautiful trails in Canmore and includes stunning mountain backdrops, trees and unique wildlife.

Grotto Canyon Icewalk

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Follow your guide through Grotto Canyon and witness spectacular icefalls, unique rock formations, ancient native pictographs, frozen waterfalls, stunted pine forest and more. Even better - all tours offer hot chocolate and maple cookies!

Grassi Lakes

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This two-route trail is adored by many as it leads to two gorgeous turquoise-blue lakes and has stunning panoramic views of Canmore. Hikers can choose whether to take an easier route or a more advanced trail that takes you through to the beautiful Grassi Lakes waterfall.

Canmore Mountain Market

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Running from May to October every year, this market has been a summer tradition for over 20 years. Discover unique crafts as well as locally and regionally-produced items including vegetables, fresh fruit, fresh poultry, baked goods and more!

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