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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
“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.”
  • 38 locals recommend
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
American Restaurant
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“This is definitely one of our favourite restaurants in Canmore. Perfect for lunch or dinner, more pricy but so worth it. Modern yet cozy with crazy fusion of Mediterranean and Asian flavours. Book ahead to secure your table.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“fresh food made from as many local and organic ingredients. specializing in gluten free and vegetarian/ vegan options. live music on select evenings - very causal and comfortable venue! ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pool
“Home to our Aquatics Centre, Climbing Gym, Cardio and Weight Room, Library AND the Canmore Art Guild; Elevation Place is a true community hub. Whether you'd like to challenge yourself on over 1000 square meters of climbing surface, relax with a float around the lazy river or in the large hot tub, keep up your training schedule on vacation or check out some local art, Elevation Place has something for everyone and is an excellent rainy day activity centre. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Trail
“Looking for an easy hike?! Grassi Lakes is the perfect spot to take hikers of all abilities. Choose from and easy family friendly route, or a more challenging wooded trail that passes by a beautiful waterfall. Plan for about 1 -2 hours for this hike. 4 km round trip. Want something a little more challenging?! Check out the Alltrails app for hundreds of local recommendations!”
  • 41 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
Café
“Eclipse (formerly Rave) is my favorite coffee spot in town. Their menu always has multiple coffee's available for pour over. They've also got a lot of seating with outlets for charging and good wifi!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“Lovely quaint French bakery with authentic high quality pastries, bread and excellent coffee.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“This is a vibrant fun choice for atmosphere and great food. Their hand crafted flatbread pizzas are made with 100% organic flours, Canadian cheeses and the freshest produce. Be sure to book ahead.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“SAVOUR CANADIAN CRAFT BEER, CANADIAN WINES, OR, CRAFT COCKTAILS USING RARE AND LOCAL PREMIUM SPIRITS. LISTEN TO GREAT MUSIC AND ENJOY FRIENDLY SERVICE. ALL THIS PAIRED WITH GLOBALLY INSPIRED CANADIAN DISHES.”
  • 25 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
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. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Located in the heart of downtown Canmore, Murrieta's achieves a lovely balance of rich traditional aesthetics and twenty first century culinary style. Enjoy the fine combination of Westcoast cuisine blended with Rocky Mountain influence. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“This is definitely one of our favourite restaurants in Canmore. Perfect for lunch or dinner, more pricy but so worth it. Modern yet cozy with crazy fusion of Mediterranean and Asian flavours. Book ahead to secure your table.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Restaurant
“fresh food made from as many local and organic ingredients. specializing in gluten free and vegetarian/ vegan options. live music on select evenings - very causal and comfortable venue! ”
  • 44 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
“This is a vibrant fun choice for atmosphere and great food. Their hand crafted flatbread pizzas are made with 100% organic flours, Canadian cheeses and the freshest produce. Be sure to book ahead.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“SAVOUR CANADIAN CRAFT BEER, CANADIAN WINES, OR, CRAFT COCKTAILS USING RARE AND LOCAL PREMIUM SPIRITS. LISTEN TO GREAT MUSIC AND ENJOY FRIENDLY SERVICE. ALL THIS PAIRED WITH GLOBALLY INSPIRED CANADIAN DISHES.”
  • 25 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. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Located in the heart of downtown Canmore, Murrieta's achieves a lovely balance of rich traditional aesthetics and twenty first century culinary style. Enjoy the fine combination of Westcoast cuisine blended with Rocky Mountain influence. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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