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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.
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“This an incredible spot to grab something healthy and have at home after a long hike or bike ride in the mountains. Sometimes, holidays are too busy to cook; don't scratch off the healthy dinner yet! They have multiple options that will satisfy specific dietary needs (such as gluten free, lactose free, etc). ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cosmetics Shop
“This location is very clean and offers a nice, quiet experience. The reps in the beauty department are extremely friendly and helpful.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
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“The Georgetown Inn is home to the Miner's Lamp pub, where you can find the Best Fish n' Chips in the Bow Valley. But Fish n' Chips, as great as they are, isn't all we offer. We're also home to our signature French Toast breakfasts... gourmet French Toast so delicious it will leave you wishing it was a dream so you could wake up and have breakfast again! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“The Policeman's Creek Boardwalk is a short hiking trail and wooden boardwalk that follows Policeman's Creek. The Boardwalk is accessable from Downtown Canmore off Main Street near Spring Creek Drive. At the end of the trail cross the bridge into the Spring Creek community and follow the road back to Downtown Canmore. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great restaurant, good food, family friendly, and in the summer you cannot bear the large patio! You might even be lucky enough to catch some live music! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“Located in Downtown Canmore, Mountain Juice Café is the Bow Valley's original fresh café.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“Our soaps are from Rocky Mountain Soap. Visit them on Main Street, or rockymountainsoap.com.”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Sage gives you the best of both worlds - you can enjoy a meal to die for in their main restaurant, or dive into some tapas and wine in their lounge. Try the wine flight.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Place to shop
“SUP is the most accessible way to get your family out on the water this summer. All ages and abilities welcome. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Learn about Ammonite & Ammolite from these local miners and jewelry makers. I like the stories they share of its significance to local cultures and Feng Shui practice.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“The Drake is truly the local's favourite watering hole! As one of our regular customers put it we are the "CHEERS" of Canmore”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Rent a bike and use the Legacy trail to bike from Canmore to Banff! We recommend starting in Canmore because then your way back is slightly more downhill and parking will be easier to find, as it is typically less busy than Banff. The pathway is entirely paved and it is not too hilly (it is a very slight consistent uphill, but you don't really notice until you are coming back downhill).”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great patio for those breath taking mountain views Also great beer selection”
  • 16 locals recommend
Store
“By far the best pizza in town! Only a ten minute walk uphill from Falcon Crest, and hidden away in Canmore suburbia, you can eat in at Red Rock, or call them and have your pizza delivered. Their pizzas include the classics, but also some different offerings. My fave is the True North!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great nights are had at The Drake. This pub is a must stop for your night-life planning. Take in some live music or enjoy a refreshing pint on the deck.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Canadian Rockies Adventure Centre is your one stop adventure shop, providing year round tours & adventure throughout the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Winter activities include Canyon Tours, Ski and Snowboard Packages, Dogsledding, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, ATV Tours, Helicopter Sightseeing, Ice Climbing and much more! ”
  • 1 local recommends