Destination guide

The friendly city of Bowness awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Bowness. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the coffee shops, spas and skiing. Calgary Tower and Canada Olympic Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Bowness

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bowness a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canada Olympic Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Valley Ridge Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Lynx Ridge Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Shaganappi Point Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Springbank Links Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Richmond Green Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Bowness

Travellers enjoy Bowness for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, June, May or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -14°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bowness

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bowness is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canada Olympic Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Bowness Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Edworthy Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Nose Hill Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Confederation Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Riley Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bowness

Fly into Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bowness?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11 holiday lettings around Bowness. From 7 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bowness?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bowness:

  • Northwest Calgary: 462 holiday homes
  • Southwest Calgary: 559 holiday homes
  • Northeast Calgary: 158 holiday homes
  • Southeast Calgary: 219 holiday homes
  • Willow Park: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bowness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bowness. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Calaway Park: 661 holiday lettings
  • Stampede Park: 682 holiday lettings
  • Cochrane Arena: 273 holiday lettings
  • Big Hill Springs Provincial Park: 336 holiday lettings
  • University of Calgary: 692 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bowness listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bowness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Bowness. Our other popular types of Bowness holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Bowness?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 10 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Bowness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.