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Experience a Spectacular Time in the Rockies!

A destination unlike any other. Where your well-being is top of mind.

Escape the crowds and witness nature's breathtaking fall transformation. September & October is the best time to experience an already beautiful landscape of mountains, rivers and valleys turn into a picturesque display of autumn colours. 

As you bask in the views, experience Fernie's extensive hiking, biking and walking trails. The Elk River is prime for fall fly fishing and paddling. Historic Downtown will please with it's spas, quaint shops and attractions, cosy cafes and unique restaurants. Be sure to visit the local micro-brewery and distillery after a round of golf. Stay a few days or many, there is much to explore.

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About Fernie, BC

Completely surrounded by the Canadian Rockies, Fernie is situated in the southeast corner of British Columbia along Highway 3 close to the Alberta and USA border.  Only 1 hour east of Cranbrook, 2 hours north of Whitefish, MT and 3 hours southwest of Calgary.

Its pristine nature, vast landscapes, friendly residents and historic downtown make it the perfect getaway this fall.

Fernie Travel Guide

Getting to Fernie

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10 Fall Experiences in Fernie

Fall is a great season to visit. Here are 10 ways to make the most of fall in Fernie and the spectacular views.

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Places to Stay

With a diversity of accommodation options in Fernie, you are bound to find what you're looking for. Save by booking direct and with our fall packages and offers.

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Explore our lodging types to find the perfect spot for your visit. Filter by location, amenities and more.

Resorts, Hotels & Motels

Condos & Townhomes

Private Homes, Lodges & Chalets

Bed & Breakfasts

Tiny Homes, Yurts & Hostel with PODS

Camping & RV

Heritage Walking Tour of Fernie

Visit Fernie's iconic Historic Downtown buildings in your own pace and time by taking a self-guided heritate tour. Learn about the rich history and explore different architectural styles.

Take a Heritage Walking Tour of Fernie

Get Inspired - All Fernie Activities

From wild adventures to gentle exploration, cultural walking tours, strolling local shops and cafes and fun activities for the family, there is a wealth of experiences to uncover in Fernie.  Businesses continue to operate safely and welcome you for an exceptional experience!

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Hiking & Nature Walks
Fly Fishing
Arts & Culture
Mountain Biking
Spa & Wellness
Brewery, Distillery & Roastery

Dining & Patios


Combining Safety & Service!

Your well-being is top of mind in Fernie.  Fernie's local attractions and businesses are open and the safety of their customers and staff is of utmost importance while ensuring a high level of service. Many restrictions have eased since July 1st, but continue to plan ahead for this fall season.

Planning your Trip to Fernie During COVID-19

Fall in the Rockies

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