Many of Banff National Park’s key attractions can be found close to Canmore, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre and the Canmore Golf and Curling Club are amongst the many popular places to visit. If you have time, don’t miss the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park and Spray Lakes.
To really get a feel for Banff National Park, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of the Banff Park Museum in Banff, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Canadian Ski Museum West. The area is a dream destination for those who love art. Visit the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff and the Canada House Gallery.
There are plenty of spots to discover the great outdoors. Drop into the Cave and Basin National Historic Site in Banff. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include Central Park in Banff.
If you enjoy skiing and snowboarding, rent some gear and make tracks to the Gold Chair Ski Lift in Kananaskis for the best slopes around Canmore.
Finding somewhere handy to unpack your bags within the Canmore area is easy. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the The Rimrock Resort Hotel, the Inns Of Banff, or the Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa.