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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.

Canmore, Canada tourist guide

You couldn't resist exploring Canmore, the moment when you arrive at this province. You will feel alive, free from all your worries and all that matters is the beauty around you and the fresh air you breathe. Nothing would beat this deep sense of freedom and inner peace. Attracting visitors is excellent, but you should entertain them, help them discover the beauties of Canmore, or offer a taste that will give the tourists a desire to return.

Things to do in Canmore

  1. Campground Canmore or Bow Valley Motel Canmore Alberta?

If you like waking up in the middle of a forest, with a luscious mountain view, then you should definitely find one campground that suits your needs. There is a campground in the vicinity of the Provincial Park Bow Valley Inn Canmore where Canmore Campgrounds RVs are allowed. And if you have been camping near Canmore, you can also share with us what are your favorite spots.

If you are not a camping lifestyle person, then you have an option to stay at some Bow Valley Motel Canmore Alberta.

  1. Dining for all tastes

Canmore offers you a wide range of restaurants and eateries for all tastes, including ethnic cuisine and traditional home-style cooking. No matter what's your budget or taste, here you will find many restaurants with ambient and spectacular mountain view.

  1. Nightlife and Entertainment (Restaurants, Bars, Casinos)

The party doesn't have to end after dinner. There are many places with live music and active nightlife scenes, so the only thing you should do is to put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the pubs or bars. Discover the thrill of winning real money in the luxury world of ultimate and best casinos for entertainment. Canada casinos offer casino players a wide variety of slots, blackjack and roulette games. New to gambling at casinos? Try a free no deposit bonus at a Canadian online casino and brush up your skills for free.

  1. Museums, Arts and Culture in Canmore

There are many museums where you can feel the cultural and artistic spirit of Canmore. We can offer you one of them, that is worth visiting. Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre is a place dedicated to the celebration of the authentic mountain history of the village. Here you can find many stories about the past of Canmore, of its economy, geography, geology and much more.