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Attractions & Things to Do in compass icon image Canmore, Alberta

When it comes to hotels near Canmore and top things to do in Canmore, our friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn can offer suggestions for downtown Canmore attractions and places to visit nearby.

Those who love winter sports can enjoy endless outdoor winter fun, skiing and snowboarding with our four world-class ski resorts, Sunshine Village, Mount Norquay, Lake Louise and Nakiska - all just minutes apart.

When the summer rolls around, visitors can play a round of golf at the popular Silvertip Resort, Canmore Golf & Curling Club and Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club. Other Canmore activities during the summer include kayaking, caving, canoeing, white water rafting, hiking and so much more.

Whether you want to visit the Grassi Lakes, explore the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, or visit breathtaking Banff, there is always something to explore and experience in Canmore, Alberta.

If you want to discover more about Canmore tourism and what to do in the area, feel free to contact us at anytime. Don't forget to check out our hotel blog, which will keep you up to date with local events and our hotel news.

Popular Attractions

Main Street

Main Street is one of the most popular streets in Canmore. Discover a unique and lively shopping, entertainment, dining, art, and bar scene when you stroll down this famous strip.

Canmore Cave Tours

Offering historic Rat's Nest Cave tours since 1992, this famous attraction is an undeveloped cave situated under Grotto Mountain, close to Canmore and Banff. It is a great way to explore some genuine natural beauty while you stay with us. New to caving? You can even take a course in caving while you're at this attraction.

Grassi Lakes

Perfect for an all-day outing, this two-route trail is popular because 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 them through to the beautiful Grassi Lakes waterfall.

Ha Ling Peak

This stunning peak lies at the Northwestern end of Mount Lawrence Grassi, east of Spray Lakes Road and south of Canmore in Alberta's Rocky Mountains. There are numerous trails, from beginner to advance. It's definitely a photo opportunity, so don't forget your camera!

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Whether you want to go snowshoeing, fat biking, tobogganing, or play winter disc golf, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this famous park. Other activities include hiking trails, mountain biking and cross country skiing.

Banff, Alberta

As a world-famous resort town in the province of Alberta and home to 6,500 square kilometers of parkland and wildlife, Banff is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Canada. Part of the Rocky Mountains can be seen at all times in Banff. Visitors enjoy a vibrant scene on Banff Avenue where there are charming souvenir shops, boutiques, restaurants and more.

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