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)
How to get there

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 559 house rentals near Kananaskis. From 83 Houses to 2 Cabins, 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:

  • Copperstone Resort: 58 vacation rentals
  • Town Centre: 255 vacation rentals
  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 28 vacation rentals
  • Silvertip: 368 vacation rentals
  • Cougar Creek: 432 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Kananaskis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Kananaskis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nakiska Ski Resort: 578 home rentals
  • Bronze Chair Ski Lift: 577 home rentals
  • Gold Chair Ski Lift: 576 home rentals
  • Silver Chair Ski Lift: 578 home rentals
  • Mt Yamnuska Trailhead: 582 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kananaskis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 83 Houses in Kananaskis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kananaskis include:

  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 375 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kananaskis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 291 vacation homes with pool available in Kananaskis.