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Canmore Canadian Rockies

The iconic peaks of the Three Sisters stand sentinel over the town of Canmore, an outdoor adventure hub in the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies and just minutes from Banff National Park. This lively mountain community is a destination in its own right. Strolling down Main Street, you will come across art galleries, unique shopping experiences, a dynamic nightlife and a sizzling dining scene. Tour operators, hotels, spas, challenging golf courses, walking and cycling trails, whitewater rafting, downhill and cross-country ski resorts are all nearby. Just over an hour west of Calgary, the town hosts a number of seasonal festivals throughout the year.
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Where to find Easter eats and treats in Alberta

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For locals, the Easter weekend holiday is all about gathering with friends and family over a leisurely brunch or dinner. For travelers, you never have to look far to find some good eats in Alberta.

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Canmore Golf & Curling Club

Canmore, Alberta
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Enjoy the beautiful Rocky Mountains as you play the Canmore Golf Course. Located 1 hour west of Calgary and 20 minutes east of the Town of Banff nestled in the heart of the Bow Valley adjacent to downtown Canmore.

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Ammonite Factory

Canmore, Alberta
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A symphony of colour! We are a gallery showroom and factory which features Ammolite, one of the worlds rarest gems that is only found in Alberta. Tours Monday thru Saturday at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and noon, $5 per person. Showroom hours Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Monday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Silvertip Resort

Canmore, Alberta
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With views of some of the most spectacular scenery on earth, Silvertip Resort may be the single most breathtaking mountain golf course in the world. Bordering two wildlife corridors, guests are regularly rewarded with the viewing of a wide variety of Canadian Rocky Mountain wildlife.

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Intro to Mountaineering

This is Canada's premier beginner mountaineering course. Based from the Wapta Icefields this program is for outdoor enthusiasts wanting a solid grounding in mountaineering. The glacier and surrounding peaks will be our classroom. We provide food, hut accommodations, transport and group/technical gear - all you need is an adventurous attitude!

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Canmore Tasting Trail - Canmore Food Tours

Canmore Food Tours is bursting with food, fun and adventure. Join us on Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for an easy 5 km walk with tastings at seven local food businesses while exploring Canmore's thriving culture. Use promo code Travel Alberta for 10% off.

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Canadian Rockies Invitational

The Canadian Rockies Invitational is our most popular 5-night, 3-round vacation that combines comfortable accommodations with world class championship golf.

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Inside Out Experience Inc.

Canmore, Alberta
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Inside Out Experience provides fun, safe and memorable Canadian Rockies outdoor adventures for all ages and skill levels. All of the Inside Out Experiences take place amidst spectacular mountain scenery in incredible locations such as Banff, Canmore, and Kananaskis Country. They offer outdoor trips including whitewater rafting for all ages and abilities, patient guides that are concerned about your safety, an outstanding safety record, and attentive and friendly office staff.

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Cross Zee Ranch

Canmore, Alberta
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Memory of a lifetime experience nature on horseback. Friendly guides and surefooted horses are at your service. Minimum age 7 years old maximum weight 250 lbs. with no experience required. One or two hour trail rides daily morning and afternoon. Private BBQs for groups 45 to 140.

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Canmore Food Tours

Canmore, Alberta
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Canmore Food Tours is bursting with food, fun and adventure. It is a division of Alberta Food Tours Inc. (AFTinc). Visitors and locals will enjoy learning more about the history, art and culture of Canmore while tasting exactly how delicious mountain life can be.

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Canmore Folk Music Festival

Canmore, Alberta
2017-08-05 to 2017-08-07 MST

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 21,000 music fans annually from across southern Alberta, western Canada, the northwestern USA and indeed the world. Taking place over three days of the Heritage Day long weekend in August, the festival features 30+ individual acts or performers, family-friendly site, a free downtown concert on festival Friday evening, a kids’ area jammed with crafts, puppets, music, storytelling and a climbing wall. Its venue is the downtown Centennial Park in the heart of Canmore’s valley bottom. Surrounded on all sides by the majestic Rocky Mountains, the backdrop of breathtaking scenery merely enhances the incredible music pouring forth from four stages all weekend long. The workshop stages partner up eclectic mixings of musicians from disparate and diverse backgrounds, often resulting in that ephemeral “lightning in a bottle” sound that will never be recreated twice.

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Canmore Folk Music Festival Society

Canmore, Alberta
2017-08-05 to 2017-08-07 MST

Creating a community through a shared love of folk music since 1978.The Canmore Music Festival is Alberta's longest running folk music festival. Set in the picturesque community of Canmore, surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the festival features around 30 musical acts over three days including a free concert event in downtown Canmore on the festival Friday evening.

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Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival

Canmore, Alberta
2017-06-23 to 2017-06-25 MST

The Plaid Goat MTB Festival is 3-day cultural celebration revelling in the mountain bike stoke of the Canadian Rockies. The weekend will include a main expo/festival, bike demos for Demo-licious Days wristband holders, group rides, a craft beer tent, km's on end of great Canadian Rockies singletrack, a bike rodeo and a few surprises! The aim of the Plaid Goat MTB Festival is to support an annual regional reinvestment program that will give back to groups dedicated to enhancing mountain bike trails across the province via the creation of a Ride the Rockies Regional Trails Fund.

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