If you are, bring the family and visit the 2nd annual Canmore Rotary Festival of Trees to get into the spirit of the season. Held at the Canmore Golf and Country Club Dec 2nd-4th, the festival features a decorated forest of fantastic trees, tons of crafts for kids to make, breakfast with Santa, great silent auction and raffle draws for amazing prizes and more. Funds go towards Canmore Rotary local community and international charity efforts. Link: http://www.gogographics.ca/festival_of_trees/
It’s a great weekend to be visiting Canmore! Why? Well, first off, you can head over to the Canmore High School (1800 8th Ave) today or tomorrow and get all your Christmas shopping out of the way. Over 80 local artists and artisans are selling really cool stuff so don’t miss out! $2 admission.
For you ski or boarding buffs, Sunshine just clocked in a 90 cm base by Friday and they opened up Standish chair for a total of 5 quads operating. Lake Louise also received great snow this past week and will be hosting the mens World Cup downhill this weekend. Enjoy!
Canmore’s most family friendly hotel destination. Boasting a large heated outdoor pool and chalet style suites, Mystic Springs is an ideal vacation home for your family and much more than simple lodging in Canmore. Plush beds in two bedrooms, fully self catering kitchenette suites with separate living and dining areas, two bathrooms, an intimate courtyard atmosphere and the ability to book on-site spa treatments all combine to make Mystic Springs one of the most comfortable Canmore hotels.
Welcome to our Experience Canmore portal website! Let us help you plan and customize your special experiences in our wonderful area. From our pioneering beginnings as a railway and coal mining town, Canmore has become a world-class year-round vacation travel and resort destination. Only a one hour’s drive from Calgary and nestled in the Canadian Rockies near Banff, we offer the perfect setting for both summer and winter vacation travel, or that special weekend getaway. Spectacular scenery, fresh air, wildlife, first class restaurants and shops, plus an abundance of activities to choose from, make Canmore a year-round international resort and spa destination.
Summer activities and adventures 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 will enhance all your activities here. Summer festivals like our folk festival and Highland Games will entertain and inspire!
Our winters boast 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 your thing, there’s ice fishing, dogsled adventure trips, skating, snowshoeing and many more fun activities to keep you busy. So click around and check us out! We can’t wait to help you plan your best vacation… Ever!!