Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Kananaskis

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kananaskis. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its hiking, restaurants and casino gaming. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Kananaskis

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kananaskis a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nakiska Ski Resort (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Brewster's Kananaskis Ranch Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Silvertip Golf Course (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Cross Zee Ranch (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Canmore Golf and Curling Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Fortress Mountain Ski Resort (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kananaskis

Travelers enjoy Kananaskis for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in June, January, December or November, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 10°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Kananaskis

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kananaskis is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heart Mountain Trail (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Grotto Canyon Trailhead (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Wind Ridge Trail (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Mt Yamnuska Trailhead (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Canmore Caverns (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Spray Lakes (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)

Transportation to and around Kananaskis

The nearest airport is in Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.), located 48.5 mi (78.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kananaskis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 571 holiday lettings near Kananaskis. From 106 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kananaskis is on HomeAway.

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

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 Kananaskis:

  • Eagle Terrace: 260 holiday homes
  • Copperstone Resort: 58 holiday homes
  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 26 holiday homes
  • Cougar Creek: 449 holiday homes
  • Silvertip: 386 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 Kananaskis?

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

  • Gold Chair Ski Lift: 592 holiday lettings
  • Silver Chair Ski Lift: 591 holiday lettings
  • Bronze Chair Ski Lift: 591 holiday lettings
  • Nakiska Ski Resort: 592 holiday lettings
  • Lake Minnewanka: 644 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kananaskis 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 Kananaskis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 106 Houses in Kananaskis. Our other popular types of Kananaskis holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 360 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kananaskis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 285 holiday homes with pool available in Kananaskis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.