Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Fernie

The mountains and riverfront create a pretty picture of Fernie. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its skiing, snowboarding and biking. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Fernie

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Fernie for its skiing, biking and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Fernie a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fernie Alpine Resort (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Coal Creek Heritage Trailhead (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Fernie Aquatic Centre (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Annex Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Fernie Golf and Country Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sparwood Golf Club (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Fernie

Fernie is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in February, November, March or January, when snowfall averages 31.00 inches and temperatures average 10°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Fernie

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fernie. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ancient Cottonwoods Trailhead (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Annex Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)

Transportation to and around Fernie

Fly into Cranbrook, BC (YXC-Canadian Rockies Intl.), the closest airport, located 35.2 mi (56.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Fernie?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 268 holiday lettings near Fernie. From 65 Houses to 5 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fernie for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Fernie and District Museum: 281 holiday lettings
  • Elk Quad: 264 holiday lettings
  • Timber Bowl Express Quad: 279 holiday lettings
  • Fernie Nature Centre: 280 holiday lettings
  • Fernie Golf and Country Club: 280 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 65 Houses in Fernie. Our other popular types of Fernie holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 164 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 15 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fernie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 133 holiday homes with pool available in Fernie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.