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 features

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 near Kananaskis?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 495 house rentals near Kananaskis. From 40 Houses to 2 Bungalows, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kananaskis for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kananaskis:

  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 29 vacation rentals
  • Quarry Pines: 27 vacation rentals
  • Copperstone Resort: 52 vacation rentals
  • Silvertip: 315 vacation rentals
  • Cougar Creek: 370 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Kananaskis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Kananaskis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kananaskis include:

  • Bungalows: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kananaskis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 257 vacation homes with pool available in Kananaskis.