Banff vs Canmore • Which Town is Better For Your Vacation?

If you have plans to visit Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies, you’re probably considering whether to stay in Banff or Canmore. It’s a valid question, and there are many pros and cons to both towns. I like to think that one town is not better than the other, much like any travel destination, …

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How to Hike to BEAUTIFUL Grassi Lakes Near Canmore

The Grassi Lakes hike is perfect for friends and families and a great way to pass a few hours. It’s an easy Canmore trail with a wide path that leads through the forest up to two sparkling turquoise lakes. This is a classic if you’re looking for a quick hike near Canmore! However, because of …

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What To Pack For Banff And Canadian Rockies

The ULTIMATE Banff Itinerary You Should Follow (2024)

Planning a trip to Banff and need a helpful Banff itinerary? Then you are in for a trip of a lifetime, because Banff National Park is truly one of the most spectacular places in the entire world. The first time we visited Banff, we knew it was something special. It was so special that we …

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Things to do in Canmore

60 BEST Things To Do In Canmore, Alberta

Before we made a home in Canmore, we researched all the best things to do in Canmore, like you! Canmore offers visitors many attractions, great restaurants, and stunning views, especially for a small Canadian mountain town. It is one of the most beautiful towns we’ve ever visited. Whenever I walk out of the grocery store …

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8 BEST Canmore Coffee Shops To Fuel Your Adventures

If you’re looking for coffee, don’t worry. There are plenty of Canmore coffee shops to choose from before you begin your Rocky Mountain adventure for the day. Whether you’re strolling down Main Street, or just swinging through Canmore on your way to Banff, there’s a place to grab an iced latte and a pastry. Let’s …

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How to Get From Calgary to Banff

Wondering how to get from Calgary to Banff? The International Airport of Calgary (YYC) is an excellent gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Many visitors to Banff find this is where their trip to the region starts. Most journeys start from the city and then to the Alberta prairies, before setting your eyes on the Canadian …

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How to Get From Calgary to Canmore

Curious how to get from Calgary to Canmore? We’ll break everything you need to know. The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is an excellent gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Many visitors to Banff/Canmore and the Canadian Rockies will find this is where their trip to the region starts. A Calgary to Canmore journey begins in the …

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22 Fun Canmore Hikes and Trails from Easy to Hard

Interested in tackling some of the best Canmore hikes? The town’s locals and visitors are fortunate to have a wide selection of walks, hikes, and mountains to scramble. Canmore has around 70km of trails in town and is surrounded by many peaks that form the Bow Valley. In our opinion, Canmore is one of the …

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An Ideal 3 Day Canmore Itinerary for the Summer

Whether you’re visiting Canmore for a weekend getaway from Calgary, it’s your first time in the Rockies, or you’re just looking to mix it up from Banff, our charming mountain town offers quite a lot for visitors. Outdoor adventures are endless. Whether you want to go hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, climbing, or even shopping, you …

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BEST Canmore Hotels with a Pool (& Private Hot Tub!)

Finding one of the best Canmore hotels with a pool isn’t as easy as you may think it is. Canmore is a cold part of the world, even in the middle of July. Because of this, many properties don’t prioritize having a pool as an amenity. However, many Canmore hotels strive to make a hot …

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