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Hostelling in the Canadian Rockies

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Many visitors to Banff and the Canadian Rockies choose hostelling as their accommodation of choice. Usually centrally located in the city or town, hostelling provides for inexpensive accommodation where you will find yourself in an environment of like-minded individuals. For visitors to Canmore / Kananaskis, Banff provides for two exceptional hostelling choices. Samesun Banff Located […]

Waterton Lakes National Park Accommodations

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 7:18 am

Bayshore Inn WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK, WATERTON, ALBERTA, Canada – The Bayshore Inn is located just 45 miles north of the U.S. border and 260 kilometers south of Calgary in Waterton Lakes National Park. We are a seasonal business open from April 28 to October 15. Centrally located in the Waterton townsite, the Inn sits […]

Jasper Accommodations – Top Hotels in Jasper National Park

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

Mount Robson Inn – Top Rated Hotel in Jasper National Park Mount Robson Inn The Mount Robson Inn in Jasper National Park is a landmark Jasper hotel that boasts spacious rooms and suites, ski shuttle service, two outdoor whirlpools, and high speed Internet access. The on-site Mount Robson Steakhouse offers both breakfast and dinner menus. […]

How to be a seasonal resident in Canmore

Posted by asykes, Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 4:07 pm

It might sound too good to be true, but a long-term stay in Canmore is easy if you try.

Long-Term Accommodation

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 12:53 am

Located just five minutes from Banff National Park and fifteen minutes from the Banff townsite on the edge of Kananaskis Country, the Town of Canmore is an ideal staging point for a Canadian Rockies vacation. However, because of Canmore’s close proximity to the Rocky Mountain national parks, advance reservations are strongly recommended for the summer […]

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:44 am

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country Towering mountains, pristine lakes, evergreen valleys, and glacial streams…Peter Lougheed Provincial Park is an area of striking contrasts where you can re-establish your links with the wilderness. This is one of Alberta’s largest provincial park and it has been developed to offer outdoor recreational opportunities in a mountain setting […]

Smith-Dorrien and Spray

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:30 am

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country The Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail south of Canmore is a gravel road which travels through the heart of the scenic Smith-Dorrien Valley – welcome to one of the wildest areas of Kananaskis Country. From the north, you are first welcomed by the Canmore Nordic Centre. Available for hiking and mountain biking […]

Highwood and Cataract Areas

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:23 am

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country Highwood/Cataract ranges from stark high alpine beauty, to lush spruce and lodgepole pine forests, to the rich grazing lands of the Rockies’ front ranges. The area has over 200 auto accessible campsites (unserviced), with equestrian facilities at Etherington Creek. There are hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking opportunities on […]

The Sheep Valley

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:14 am

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country When you arrive, listen for it: the river, it defines this valley. A torrent that blasts through vertical layers of rock to meander more leisurely downstream. The Sheep is a contrast of commanding peaks and pastoral meadows, of deep gorges, and sweeping valleys. The valley comes by its name […]

The Elbow Valley

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:06 am

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country The Elbow Valley is a verdant stairway to the mountains. The steps proceed from grasslands, to aspen parkland, to subalpine forest, and finally to the majesty of the high alpine. The wildlife here reflect the terrain’s diversity from the prairie’s Richardson’s ground squirrels, to grizzly bears and bighorn sheep […]