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Looking to plan a kid-friendly vacation in Canmore soon? Spring and summer in Canmore are an exciting time for mountain adventurers, and planning a kid-friendly vacation has never been easier. Rain or shine, there are countless options for fun, family-friendly activities to explore. We’ve compiled a list of our top 5 recommendations for you to consider when booking your next stay with Spring Creek Vacations.

1. Cook a family dinner using local ingredients

Spring Creek Vacations offers a family-friendly option for accommodation with comfortable, homey, and luxurious rentals with full kitchens and provides all of the utensils you would need to prepare a delicious meal. Many units also come with propane barbecues on the patio, which is perfect for grilling up a tasty summer meal.

You can find all of the ingredients you need to prepare a hearty meal with the family at Red Gables Deli and Alder Café and Grocery, located on Spring Creek Drive. Each shop provides an extensive selection of fresh, locally sourced ingredients from produce and baked goods, to delectable meats and cheeses.

2. Rent the fire-pit and roast some marshmallows

Spring Creek offers a community fire-put available for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Is there really anything better than cozying up to a fire on a cool summer evening? Pack some campfire snacks, like s’mores and enjoy the ambiance of relaxing by a fire in the mountains.

To book the fire-pit, please contact the Spring Creek Vacations office. Read more information about booking here.

3. Enjoy a stroll on local trails

Explore the local community through walking trails located around Spring Creek and throughout the rest of Canmore. There are many walkable spots that are kid-friendly to consider.

Policeman’s Creek Boardwalk is a 3.9 km scenic trail that starts in downtown Canmore and leads to alongside Policeman’s Creek. You’ll enjoy the scenic mountain views and may be lucky enough to spot some of the local wildlife including ducks, deer and elk from a safe distance.

Bow River Loop is another popular, easy trail located in Canmore. The 2.1 km trail stretches alongside the Bow River, starting at the Three Sisters Pathway.

4. Visit nearby playgrounds and parks

What kid doesn’t love spending an afternoon playing at a fun playground? Luckily there are several playgrounds scattered throughout Canmore, including one in Spring Creek (located along the walking trail behind the Malcolm Hotel).

A few others include Centennial Park, Three Sisters Playground, West Canmore Park, and the Canmore Train Playground.

5. Go for a swim

A popular summer destination for swimming in Canmore is Quarry Lake. The park is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is only about a 10-minute drive from Spring Creek. This is perfect for cooling down on those hot summer days.

Afterwards, you could even book a soak in one of the Spring Creek Vacations hot tubs to relax after your exciting, fun-filled day with the family.

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