Why Canmore

Canmore is immediately home to anyone who visits. It’s reputation precedes it, known for it’s beautiful houses, quaint downtown shops and boutiques, and of course, absolutely stunning mountain views. Canmore offers something for everyone, for those outdoor adventurists seeking to climb to the top of Canmore’s mountain peaks, to those happy with leisurely strolls through Canmore’s downtown streets and river walks. Surrounded by some of the country’s best ski hills, skiers and snowboarders alike will find Canmore the perfect winter getaway. Cozy in the winters, Canmore is an idyllic holiday town, strung with fairy lights and good cheer. Hot summers are spent cooling off next to the Bow River, enjoying the biking and hiking trails, and swimming up at Quarry lake. Visit Elevation Place, Canmore’s recreation centre, that offers climbing walls, a fitness facility, a pool with waterslide, lazy river, and more. Restaurants for every taste are peppered throughout the town.