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Best things to do in Canmore

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

American Restaurant
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“Excellent food and service. One of the more high end restaurants in Canmore. ”
55local recommendations
Grocery Store
“This supermarket will have anything you need to prepare all types of meals. They have a great deli with all kinds of meats and cheeses. ”
24local recommendations
Pool
“Rainy day? Don't worry, there is plenty of things to do here for the whole family. You can find a pool, hot tubs, a climbing gym, the library and a coffee shop on site. They also offer a variety of fitness classes.”
50local recommendations
Restaurant
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“Voted "Best Vegetarian Restaurant" & "Best Live Music Venue" in Bow Valley. Their Mega Fresh Bowl may be the largest salad in town, while the Buddha Bowl gets sung praises nationally by such musicians as Dan Mangan, Dala, Jill Barber and more.”
59local recommendations
Bar
“Delicious food, large restaurant, good for everyone. Terrific view, with outdoor decks. The outdoor decks have propane heat and you can get blankets to stay warm. Most of all the food doesn't let you down.”
45local recommendations
Trail
“Easy trail or more challenging, if you desire. Close to Canmore with beautiful view and emerald lakes.”
50local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“A family friendly neighborhood Tavern serving fresh proper food and drinks, open 7 days a week, lunch-dinner with late nights Thursday through Sunday. ”
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Pub
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“Visit the new 20,000 sq.ft. brewery located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, situated in the town of Canmore, Alberta. The knowledgeable staff will take you through the brewing process from start to finish, sampling the brews throughout the tour. Soda samples are available as well. Brewery tours generally run 45-60 minutes. ”
36local recommendations
Cinema
“artsPlace is Canmore's community arts Centre - a welcoming, user-friendly space where Bow Valley residents and visitors can gather to explore, discover, and celebrate the adventure of art and creativity through a full range of classes, workshops, camps, performances, films, and exhibits. ”
42local recommendations
Meal Takeaway
“Good wholesome food, using lots of local & organic produce and free range organic meats handcrafted flatbread pizzas and pastas with artisan ovens. ”
27local recommendations
Other Great Outdoors
“This is the venue used for XC skiing and biathlon in the 1988 Olympics. In the summer time, they have an amazing trail system for mountain biking and trail running. You can rent bikes on site at Trail Sports.”
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Other Great Outdoors
“The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park offers a variety of recreational activities including cross country skiing, biking, hiking, disk golf and orienteering. Host site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games Nordic events, the Canmore Nordic Centre continues to host regional, national and international events year round. ”
36local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“At Where The Buffalo Roam they go to great lengths to ensure you receive fantastic service from friendly and knowledgeable staff. Their unique well-researched quality craft cocktails, and amazing comfort foods designed for sharing will certainly tantalize any thirst and appetite.”
41local recommendations
Café
“RAVE Coffee is a specialty coffee roaster who's goal is to source out some of the highest graded and best tasting coffee in the world! Their onsite cafe has a selection of up to 15 different single origin coffees or blends at any one time as well as a selection of treats and light food options. What makes their cafe even more unique is that while you are enjoying your freshly roasted coffee you can watch them roast and prepare coffee through a glass wall partition into the roastery. With Free WiFi and a patio looking over three sisters in the summer.”
35local recommendations
Tapas Restaurant
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“Very quaint and cozy little restaurant with great food! A bit on the pricier side, but their wine selection makes up for it. ”
37local recommendations
Café
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“Another local hang out known for their amazing breakfasts! It can get quite busy, especially on weekends, so give yourself some time, but worth every bite. ”
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