• Things to see and do in Canmore, Alberta

Rocky Mountain Adventure Awaits you in Canmore

When you stay at the Best Western Pocaterra Inn, you’ll find yourself within minutes of the most popular things to do in Canmore. Our hotel is conveniently located just off of the Trans-Canada Highway and just 5 minutes from downtown Canmore—the ideal location for making the most of what the area has to offer.


About Canmore

Located 100 km west of Calgary, on the edge of the world-famous Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies, Canmore boasts aworld-class alpine village, exciting local events and countless outdoor attractions. A popular location for Hollywood movies, Canmore abounds with charm and offers visitors endless ways to make the most of the Rockies.Located just 20 minutes from the popular resort town of Banff Canmore is the perfect destination for anyone looking to stay close the area’s best attractions without paying a premium.

Things to Do in Canmore

Check out popular activities and attractions in Canmore. For more ideas on things to do in Canmore, visit the Tourism Canmore website, or feel free to give our front desk a call.

Canmore Golf & Curling Club

For nearly a century the Canmore Golf Club has maintained one of the best courses in the Canadian Rockies. Hit the link amid some truly breathtaking scenery or, if you’re here in the winter, try your hand at curling!

Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre

The history of Canmore stretches back to a time before it known by that name, to a time when ancient civilizations thrived and, before that, to a time when powerful geologic forces shaped the unique landscape of the Rockies. Learn all about it at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre!

The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Constructed for the 1988 for Olympic Winter Games, the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial is the province’spremier Nordic training facility, featuring 37km of expertly groomed cross-country skiing trails. In the summer these trails open to mountain bikers and hikers and also include a mountain bike skills park, 18-hole disc golf course and 6.5km rollerski trail.

Banff National Park

Banff National Park boasts some of the most stunningly beautiful terrain in the world and is a popular destination for sightseeing and outdoor sports alike. From heli-skiing to hiking, there’s no end to the exciting ways you can explore this very special place.

Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show

Looking for dinner and a show? The “Oh Canada Eh?” Dinner Theatre is a perennially popular Canmore attraction and fun for the whole family. With its humorous take on Canadian culture, the show never fails to entertain and the dinner is always delicious.

Points of Interest in Canmore