The Bow Valley is one of Alberta’s culinary hot spots. Here’s why.
Kananaskis is a stunningly beautiful valley of the Canadian Rockies. Canmore is a stunningly charming mountain town. Together, they make for a stunningly awesome duo filled with adventure, explorations and amazing food, among other amazing things.
Berg Gallery is the newest art gallery based in Kananaskis Country, in the beautiful heart of Alberta’s mountain parks. The Gallery is located in the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge right in the main lobby. The Gallery features original artwork from 15-noted Canadian artists plus limited edition prints and giftware. The artwork for sale in the gallery shows Canadian mountain landscapes, urbanscapes, wildlife and a variety of sculptures, jewelry, and original artwork that help define the Canadian identity. When visiting the gallery you can expect to have a positive and engaging experience. The artwork in the gallery is rivaled by the panoramic view from the gallery window of Mount Kidd. This gallery in Kananaskis joins a number of other galleries in the Canmore and Banff area to show the best of what Canada has to offer. The Berg Gallery is unique to the area as the artists are curated to demonstrate the best in local, provincial and national work.
Curbside Museum is a small and quirky museum tucked in a fence along a public sidewalk in Canmore. Exhibitions explore ideas both large and small, factual or fictional, and range from the whimsical to the serious, with no limits except what fits within the museum itself. Curbside Museums host new exhibits every 7-8 weeks. Free and open every day, all day.
Few golf courses in North America enjoy the spectacular combination of setting, extraordinary vistas, and fantastic golf. Designed by Canadian Golf Architect Gary Browning in 2000 it continues to be a favourite among returning guests and a discovered jewel for new visitors. With breathtaking views of the Three Sisters, Cascade, Pigeon, and Ha Ling Mountains, Stewart Creek is a course that no one who has had the opportunity to experience will soon forget.
Surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian Rockies, in the heart of the Kananaskis Valley, Mount Kidd Manor puts you at the base of the pristine 9,438 ft. mountain. Whether you want to go hiking, biking, exploring or simply relax and breathe in the fresh mountain air; there is no limit to your next outdoor adventure when you stay at Mount Kidd Manor.Their partnership with the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, enables their guests at the Mount Kidd Manor to enjoy access to any of the premium amenities offered at the Lodge at Kananaskis. That means access to all the premium casual restaurants, the relaxing full-service spa, and anything else needed to take your stay to new heights.Come see what staying IN the mountains really means at the Mount Kidd Manor.
Basecamp Lodge prides itself on its log cabin ambiance, complete with a wood-burning fireplace in the lobby lounge, a beautiful cedar sauna and complimentary continental breakfast. Rooming options include a variety of King and Queen bedrooms with varying types of; Deluxe, Double King /Queens and Suite rooms. Each room is equipped with locally made bath products from Rocky Mountain Soap Co, Keurig coffee machines, high speed Internet, Telus Optik TV and movie channels. The Lodge also has a 50-person conference space with panoramic mountain views of Mount Lady Macdonald and Grotto Mountain which is available for group bookings, meetings and events. Conveniently located within walking distance to Main Street, The Lodge is an economical choice for the mountain traveller.
Canmore's Crown Jewel. Discover Canmore, Alberta’s premiere new four-star hotel experience. It’s a landmark of luxury, contemporary design and gracious, personalized service. Just a five-minute walk from the heart of downtown Canmore, The Malcolm Hotel provides chic accommodations and resort-style amenities in the heart of the Alberta Rockies. Their breathtaking Spring Creek location offers effortless access to Canmore’s charming shops, art galleries and restaurants as well as the exhilarating mountain attractions and adventures of the Bow Valley and Banff areas.
Take part in the traditional sport of dog sledding through the Canadian Rockies. Suitable for anyone over 2 years, Unleash the Musher allows you to be as interactive as you like with the opportunity to help your guide harness the dogs, hook up the team and drive the sled.
The Canadian Rockies are considered by many to be the ice climbing capital of the world – come find out why.. Enjoy two days of professional instruction by our certified guides. No experience necessary. All gear included.
In 2020, enjoy a women's adventure trekking through beautiful canyons and over formidable moraines with impressive glaciers, peaks and icefields. This course includes professional instruction on all mountaineering mediums. The instructional course will teach glacier safety, navigation, and emergency procedures. Participants put all into practice in a world-class alpine destination.
Howling Dog Tours has been providing adventures by dogsled in the Spray Lakes Provincial Park since 1995. Choose a two-hour or four-hour dogsled tour, including snack and hot beverage, friendly huskies, professional guides and transportation from Canmore or Banff. Learn how to drive the team with your guide, or relax as a passenger. Fully guided sleds for your comfort and safety. A great ecological way to sightsee in the beautiful Canadian Rockies, while immersing yourself in the world of dogsledding. Participate at your own comfort level; no physical requirements; great for all ages.Tours are during the winter months, December through April, snow permitting.
Sit back and enjoy the ride with Alpine Helicopters, which has been in the business of checking off bucket-list wishes since 1961. Alpine Helicopters offers the most spectacular sightseeing tours in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The full service tourist facility is located at the Canmore Municipal Heliport which is at the base of the world famous Three Sisters Peaks and adjacent to Banff National Park. The heli-tours provide you with unparalleled views of the Park. You’ll learn about Alberta’s Rocky Mountain topography and little bit of history. But mostly you’ll be grinning ear to ear!
The world is yours to discover come explore the Canadian Rockies! Freeheelin' Adventures offers hiking snowshoe and nordic ski instruction all with an interpretive component. Whether you seek to explore the majesty of the mountain national parks or neighbouring Kananaskis Country, Freeheelin' will organize a trip for you - join them for an adventure today!
106.5 Mountain FM Night! Get out for their Mountain FM night where Sportsnet will be on location to do a live broadcast of the Eagles taking on the Okotoks Oilers! Puck drop is 7:00 pm. Come out for the fastest party in town where Tavern 1883 - Canmore is slinging the drinks! Banff Fans! Roam Public Transit is your link to the rink! You can buy tickets at the Roam Public Transit office in Banff that include free transportation to and from the game! That's right, for the same price you paid to catch games in Banff you can hop on the bus and let Roam do the driving! For Canmore fans, parking is still limited due to construction so hop on that Roam bus with Roam's free local service
The longest-running folk music festival in Alberta, the Canmore Folk Music Festival ascribes to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music. Every August, the festival fills downtown Canmore with music, featuring 30+ acts or performers, workshop stages and a kids’ activity area.
The annual Grizzly Canmore Ultra Marathon and Relay is one of Canada's largest and most popular ultra races. Trail runners come from near and far to tackle the 50km course solo or team up for the two- or five-person relays. This destination trail race offers challenging trails surrounded by beautiful mountain landscapes.