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Canmore, Alberta has it all, an established infrastructure, all the facilities that you need to live, visit or holiday, is totally geared for an outdoor lifestyle and has stunning surroundings.

Set in the Bow Valley and shadowed by the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies, Canmore is considered to be one of the most desirable locations to live in Canada. With 4 million visitors a year to the area, Canmore provides the perfect place to enjoy local arts , walking, cycling, golf, skiing, cross-country skiing, fishing, dog sledding and much much more.

Canmore also opened its new multiplex, Elevation Place, in April 2013, with aquatic centre including 25m 8-lane pool, leisure pool, lazy river, water slide, steam room and 25 person hot tub, a 10,000 sq ft climbing surface peaking at 45 feet high, 1,500 sq ft of bouldering and 30 foot speed wall, plus library, art gallery and gym.

Located just 60 minutes from Calgary, 5 minutes from Banff National Park gates and only 15 minutes from the beautiful town of Banff itself, Canmore provides services for the entire Bow Valley and is recognized worldwide as an outdoor recreational and adventure centre.

As well as stunning scenery and blue skies, Canmore also has a wealth of great eating places and accommodation to choose from. Hotels with full business facilities to cosy bed & breakfasts to campgrounds, there is accommodation to suit all activities and budgets.

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Eating out is certainly not a problem either, from sushi to spaghetti, and bagels to beef you'll find something to tingle your tastebuds.

If you haven't stopped off in Canmore before then make it a priority to see just what this great town has to offer.

Friendly locals, sunny days, stunning scenery and mega-activities all combine to make Canmore one of the most desirable towns in Canada to visit or live.