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  • Writer's pictureRichard Greaves

Downtown Canmore | What To Do This Summer

If you're planning a summer trip to Canmore, you're in for a treat! Our charming town is brimming with local restaurants and boutique shops, offering so many options that you might feel spoiled for choice. During the summer, Canmore's main street is closed to traffic, creating a pedestrian-friendly area perfect for soaking in the mountain views. Enjoy the outdoor patios, explore art galleries, and discover unique local stores

Heres just a few of the places you can visit if you're fancying some food or drinks!

Coffee & Light eats

  • Beamers

  • Eclipse

  • The Canary

  • The Uprising

  • JK Bakery

  • Rocky Mountain Bagel

  • The Candy Store

  • The Blackdog Cafe

  • Blondies


  • Communitea Cafe

  • Harvest Cafe

  • Graze

  • Bella Crusta

  • Marra's way Sushi

  • Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  • JK Bakery

  • Rocky Mountain Bagel

  • Chef Francois

  • The Summit Cafe


  • Flirty Bird Chicken

  • BBQ Chicken

  • Where The Buffalo Roam

  • The Wood

  • Murrietas Mountain Bar & Grill

  • Fergus & Bix

  • The Grande Kitchen & Bar

  • Crazyweed

  • Mumbai

  • The Spice Hut

  • The Grizzly Paw

  • Kain Tayo

  • Famous Chinese Restaurant

Getting Around

  • Roam Bus Service: Enjoy the free Canmore bus service with routes like Three Sisters & Cougar Creek.

  • Walking & Hiking Paths: Take a scenic stroll along Policeman's Creek.

  • Biking Routes: The Legacy Trail is a fantastic route connecting Canmore to Banff, and the Nordic Centre offers additional biking opportunities just a short distance away.

Things to do:

  • Elevation Place (Gym, Swimming & Indoor Rock Climbing)

  • Bike Rentals

  • Hiking

  • Visit Kananaskis

  • Walk along the Bow River at Riverside Park

  • Take a scenic float with one of the local rafting companies

  • Canmore cave tours

  • Visit Quarry Lake

  • Visit Nordic Centre

and so much more!

Come explore Canmore and enjoy everything our vibrant town has to offer this summer!

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