Auto-Free Adventures: 8 Things to do in Canmore Without a Car | Canmore Kananaskis

Auto-Free Adventures: 8 Things to do in Canmore Without a Car

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  • Tourism Canmore Kananaskis - May 31, 2023

Canmore promises astonishing adventures for everyone, from awe-inspiring landscapes to thrilling outdoor activities to mouth-watering dining experiences. But what sets Canmore apart is the fact that you can have the time of your life without a car. With an abundance of car-free adventures at your fingertips, you can explore this stunning destination at your own pace and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to discover how to make Canmore your ultimate car-free getaway.

Uncover Canmore’s Secrets

Unleash your inner sleuth and sign up for Mystery Town Clue Solving Adventures – Canmore edition. This self-guided scavenger hunt transforms Canmore into an enormous outdoor escape room. Team up with friends and family to crack riddles and uncover hidden treasures, while discovering Canmore’s hidden gems and immerse yourself in the town’s captivating history. It’s a riveting way to explore must-see points of interest in Canmore while putting your wits to the test.

A Pedal-powered Culinary Adventure

Tantalize your taste buds with Food e-Bike Tours Canmore, where you’ll sample our thriving culinary scene on a guided e-bike tour. Pedal your way through the picturesque streets and pathways of Canmore, stopping at a variety of local eateries to sample mouthwatering dishes and connect with passionate chefs behind the scenes. A perfect blend of outdoor exploration and culinary delight ensures a memorable experience for foodies and adventurers alike.

Breathtaking Scenery Awaits Beyond Canmore

Experience the stunning beauty of Kananaskis Country like never before with the Kananaskis Mini Tour, brought to you by Canadian Rockies Experience. This half-day private excursion transports you through some of the region’s most awe-inspiring landscapes of Kananaskis Country, featuring crystal-clear lakes, towering peaks, and verdant forests.

The best part? You don’t need to worry about transportation as the tour guides provide direct transportation to and from your Canmore accommodations. Your day begins with mouth-watering, locally baked pastries upon pick up and includes a lakeside charcuterie board for lunch while taking in the picturesque scenery. Leave the car behind, relax, and let Canadian Rockies Experience take you on an unforgettable journey through the natural wonders of Kananaskis Country.

E-Glide Through Canmore’s Beauty

Explore Canmore’s enchanting surroundings with the wind in your hair as you cruise effortlessly through the trails on a Pedego Electric Bike. These eco-conscious electric bicycles enable you to explore more of Canmore’s scenic trails while conserving your energy. Rent from our local Pedego shop and embark on a truly electrifying adventure through over 80 kilometres (50 miles) of pathways and trails in town.

Toast to Canmore’s Craft Scene

All aboard the Mountain City Brew Bus for a journey through Canmore’s flourishing craft beer and spirits scene. Visit local favourites like The Grizzly Paw Brewery, Canmore Brewery Company, and Wild Life Distillery to sample delectable creations and learn about the mountain brewing process while mingling with the visionaries behind these craft beverages. With transportation included, your only job is to sit back, relax, and truly savour the experience.

The Ultimate Virtual Golf Experience

You don’t need to drive out to the fairway to get a good round of golf in. Switch up your traditional golf experience and immerse yourself in the world of virtual golf at CanGOLF. Only a short walk from downtown Canmore, CanGOLF brings the thrill of the fairway to you so you can perfect your swing and challenge your skills on some of the world’s most renowned courses. Not a golfer? No problem – the virtual simulators also offer family-friendly games and contests like mini golf and skeet ball.

Shop and Dine in Downtown Canmore

There is no better way to immerse yourself in the local culture of Canmore than by exploring the quaint mom-and-pop shops, galleries, and eateries of downtown Canmore. A perfect area to walk or bike, Main Street becomes a pedestrian-only zone from May to October allowing you to slow down and focus on what’s important. Peruse unique boutiques, drop into world-class art galleries, and treat yourself to scrumptious meals at one of the many locally-owned restaurants. It’s the perfect finale to your unforgettable Canmore experience.

We encourage sustainable modes of transportation whenever possible. Luckily, there are plenty of options for you to choose from. No matter the time of year, you can walk, bike, or take our free public transit to get to where you need to be.


In Canmore and Kananaskis, our natural ecosystems and stunning landscapes are the heart and soul of our local mountain culture. Before your visit, we encourage you to sign the Pledge to the Peaks, committing to mindful exploration to ensure the safety of all inhabitants of the region and preserve the beauty of our unfiltered wilderness for generations to come.