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  • Writer's pictureRichard Greaves

Top 5 things to do in Canmore this summer!

Are you looking to get out and explore the stunning Canadian Rockies this summer? Then look no further than Canmore for an unforgettable experience. Situated between two national parks — Banff National Park in Alberta and Kootenay National Park in British Columbia –

Canmore offers some of the most incredible scenery, activities, attractions and accommodations that Canada has to offer! Whether you’re a serious outdoorsman searching for adventure or a sightseer searching for something new, it's safe to say there is something here for everyone.

To help make planning your Canmore trip less daunting, we’ve rounded up the top 5 things that should absolutely be on your list—so keep reading to discover what experiences await you in this magical mountain town!

Main street Canmore

Main street offers a unique summer experience. As the road traffic is closed off during the warmer months, the vibrant street transforms into a lively patio and dining area. With a variety of options ranging from cozy cafes to art galleries and world-class restaurants, there's something for everyone in this picturesque town. It's the perfect place to gather with friends and family, enjoy the sunshine and relax in the scenic mountain atmosphere. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and truly immerse yourself in the beauty that is Mainstreet Canmore.

Places for coffee / sweet treats -

  1. Beamers - Main St

  2. Highline Cafe - Main St

  3. Eclipse - Main St

Places for a quick bite -

  1. JK Bakery - 7 Ave

  2. Rocky Mountain Bagel - Main St

  3. Harvest Cafe - 10 St

  4. Alder Cafe - Spring Creek Drive

Places for lunch / dinner

  1. Murrieta's Mountain Bar & Grill - Main St

  2. Crazyweed - Railway Ave

  3. The Wood - Main St

  4. Bridget Bar - Spring Creek Drive

  5. Iron Goat - Benchlands Trail