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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“Length: 7km (4.3 miles) Estimated Duration: 3.5 - 5 hours At the top of the mountain take in all the sights overlooking the town of Canmore.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Excellent food and service. One of the more high end restaurants in Canmore. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Creative, delicious, healthy food choices in a casual setting. Love their bowls.”
  • 41 locals recommend
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.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Pub
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“A great spot to grab a beer and a bite! The kids will love the flight of Soda’s! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
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.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Trail
“A beautiful hike that takes you up past waterfalls, and to a gorgeous serine lake at the top. You won’t be disappointed taking a few hours to hike this trail! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Good wholesome food, using lots of local & organic produce and free range organic meats handcrafted flatbread pizzas and pastas with artisan ovens. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
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.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great food, great drinks, great views, very local. Make a reservation for dining at the brewery restaurant (Tank 310). Grizzly Paw pub is a short walk downtown on Main Street. Can usually get a spot without a reservation but call ahead if it’s a busy day/evening.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“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. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
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“An absolute gem of a casual café at the west end of Main Street, Mercato prides itself on the freshest of fresh ingredients, bundled into some of the most delicious sandwiches and salads you can imagine. Buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, fig, arugula, and many, many more are combined to create brilliant traditional Italian fare from the self-serve counter. Also a market -- hence the name -- Mercato is the place in town to find artisanal olive oil and balsamic vinegar, among a plethora of other delectable Italian goods.”
  • 22 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Excellent food and service. One of the more high end restaurants in Canmore. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Creative, delicious, healthy food choices in a casual setting. Love their bowls.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pub
“A great spot to grab a beer and a bite! The kids will love the flight of Soda’s! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
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.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Good wholesome food, using lots of local & organic produce and free range organic meats handcrafted flatbread pizzas and pastas with artisan ovens. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A family friendly neighborhood Tavern serving fresh proper food and drinks, open 7 days a week, lunch-dinner with late nights Thursday through Sunday. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“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.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Very quaint and cozy little restaurant with great food! A bit on the pricier side, but their wine selection makes up for it. ”
  • 36 locals recommend

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