From its sublime location, completely surrounded by the mountains of Alberta, Canmore has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Canada. All year round, discerning tourists flock to houses to rent in Canmore, Alberta, from across the globe to enjoy the town’s stunning views, wonderfully peaceful atmosphere and the world class sporting facilities on offer. The hugely attractive, almost Alpine, atmosphere and sense of community in Canmore is wonderfully refreshing, making many people wish that they never have to leave the bakery, gallery and café filled streets.
Houses to rent in Canmore are a hive of activity all year round. During the summer months, you can walk and hike a different trail each day of the year without taking you to the same point twice. Whether you would like to enjoy a casual afternoon stroll or would prefer to set out on a multi-day hike and climb into the mountains, you shall not be short of options. Horse riding holidays in Canmore are absolutely phenomenal, letting you explore deep into the surrounding wilderness, spotting amazing creatures and breath taking panoramas. The mountains draw mountain bikers from all around Northern America to train, or simply enjoy the world class mountain biking trails of Canmore, Alberta. Autumn sees many birds, including eagles, migrate over Canmore, which is a real treat for bird lovers.
Spring and autumn are wonderful times to be staying in a self catering Canmore property rental. Paddling gently down the rivers with a fishing rod is one of the most relaxing ways to spend a day you could possibly imagine, especially when you consider the breath-taking scenery and huge wealth of wildlife. Canmore is a premium golfing destination too, and as long as you have your handicap certificate, you shall be able to arrange a tee off time on one of Canmore’s wide, lush golf courses with ease.
The winter months see Canmore, Canada, transformed from a lush, green landscape to a fairytale land blanketed in snow, greeted by the sounds of excited huskies, gathered for Canmore’s most celebrated winter activity; dog sledding. Houses to rent in Canmore are a magnificent base for cross-country skiing too. There are endless miles of backcountry to explore, but if you would prefer a little help from gravity, the adrenaline fuelled slopes of the Canadian Rockies are never far away. There are infact 5 excellent ski resorts within an hour of Canmore accommodation, all offering world class downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Self catering houses to rent in Canmore are the perfect place from which to explore the famous Banff National Park. The main gates to the park are just a very short drive from Canmore, Alberta, ideal for exploring Canada’s oldest national park. Banff National Park is an absolute wonder, with numerous glaciers carving through the stunning peaks, dark forests and mirror like lakes. Even the most seasoned travellers cannot help but to walk through the park with their jaws wide open in astonishment at the sheer natural beauty.
Canmore enjoys a relatively mild climate for this part of Canada. The coldest days of the year rarely dip below -°C, which is not actually that cold for a Canadian winter! Winters tend to be sunny affairs, and summers are short yet mild. Surprisingly, there is an average of 330 days of sunshine each year in Canmore.
The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is just over an hour from Canmore, Alberta. British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and Air Transat all provide direct flights from the UK to Calgary, leaving from airports including Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN).