07/17/2021
Accommodation

Planning an Engagement in Canmore?

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Planning an Engagement in Canmore? Are you planning an engagement in Canmore? A proposal is a special occasion. And the Canadian Rockies are a special place. Do you see where I am going with this? For an outdoor proposal, you will be hard-pressed to find a better backdrop than what Canmore and the surrounding area can provide, but there are still great options for those who wish to keep the...

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07/3/2021
Activities

Spring Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

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Spring Hikes in the Canadian Rockies Spring is a tricky time of year in the Bow Valley for hiking due to wet and often unpredictable weather and therefore trail conditions. Anyone who complains that “…we’re having such strange weather this week” during the spring must be new to town. Spring Hikes in the Canadian Rockies are often hikes that can be done all year, but we think you’ll enjoy them...

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07/3/2021
Activities

Fantastic Fall Hikes Near Canmore

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Fantastic Fall Hikes Near Canmore LARCH MADNESS! Fall is the time to catch the colours changing, and the last chance to reach a few choice spots before the roads and trails start closing. There are definitely plenty of hikes to be thankful for at this time of year! Local Favourite: Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley Trail, Lake Louise (11.6 km / Hard) You will have to wake up early for...

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07/3/2021
Miscellaneous

The Best Winter Hikes in Canmore and Kananaskis

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The Best Winter Hikes in Canmore and Kananaskis Looking to shed some of that “Xmas Cheer” you packed on? Can’t keep your balance skiing but still want to be active? Well, have I got a suggestion for you! Just remember that there is no such thing as overdressed at this time of year, so layer up. And nope, your UGGS or Blundstones are not going to cut it. Check out ...

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07/3/2021
Activities

5 Summer Day Hikes to Explore

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5 Summer Day Hikes to Explore Summer is the busiest time in the Canadian Rockies and the Bow Valley and for good reason. Beautiful weather, abundant wildlife and stunning wildflowers. If you’re willing to leave a little earlier in the day you might just beat the crowds. Slap on some 30 SPF sunscreen and remember to bring lots of water – stay hydrated! Check out these great Summer day hikes...

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06/29/2021
Food & Dining

Local Business Feature: Sheepdog Brewing

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Local Business Feature: Sheepdog Brewing It’s not a bad day at work when the assignment is “Please go interview the Sheepdog Brewing Staff”. Sean sat down with Sheepdog Founders Allen Russel and Josh Forster, and enjoyed a pint and a laugh. Sean: When did Sheepdog start? What is the origin of the name?Allen: We opened our doors in June 2019! (Side note: The Rockies Rentals Crew was there!!) Josh and...

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06/27/2021
Activities

Hiking in the Bow Valley and Canadian Rockies

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Hiking in the Bow Valley and Canadian Rockies Since you’ve decided to stay in Canmore for your mountain adventure, you better not be spending all your time inside! Hiking can be a great way to get away from the crowds and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our surrounding area. The great outdoors is accessible all year long, so strap on some good sturdy boots and try hiking in...

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06/19/2021
Activities

5 Favourite Local Summer Guided Experiences

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5 Favourite Local Canmore Summer Guided Experiences Looking for something different to do this summer and not sure where to start? Have you ever tried a guided tour? They can be a great way to safely try something new, learn a new skill or meet people. Here are our favourite local Canmore and Banff guided summer experiences, some of which you won’t find anywhere else!   Canadian Rockies Experience  If...

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05/30/2021
Visiting Banff/Canmore & Area

Visiting Canmore with Your Dog

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Canine Canmore –Tips for Visiting Canmore with Your Dog Are you visiting Canmore with your dog? Here are a few insider tips on where to find essentials and dogs parks. Most importantly – we explain why it’s important to always have your dog on-leash. Pet Stores & Grooming Mutt Hut Pet Emporium – This local downtown Canmore pet store has it all! They offer a large selection of high-quality products...

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11/16/2017
Miscellaneous

Rainy Day Guide

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Rainy Day Guide – Canmore & Banff Ever wonder what to do on a rainy day in Canmore and Banff? Make the most of your vacation with our rainy day guide! One of the more common questions we hear from our guests is, “What is there to do around Canmore and Banff on a rainy day?” While we wish we could control the weather to ensure you all have beautiful...

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