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Fernie Welcomes You!

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

Fernie welcomes all of Canada and fully vaccinated American's.  Read more travel & weather updates.

Escape the crowds and experience our beautiful landscapes of pristine rivers, lush valleys and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Fernie is an idyllic mountain community 1 hour east of Cranbrook, BC, 45 minutes north of the USA-Canada border and 3 hours southwest of Calgary with its historic downtown, endless outdoor activities, quaint attractions, great places to eat, a craft beer and kombucha brewery, coffee roaster and distillery too. 

Stay a couple of days or many, there is much to explore and our local businesses are excited to welcome visitors again.

Plan & Book Today! Travel Safely.

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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.

It's pristine nature, wide open spaces, friendly residents and historic town make it the perfect getaway this summer and fall.

Fernie Travel Guide

Getting to Fernie

Interactive Map & Other Maps

A bit of humour...

We know you've been eager, some say desperate, to finally travel and enjoy the adventures and activities away from home with friends or family.  In light of this, and understanding that feeling ourselves, we wanted to honour that with a bit of fun!

Watch the Travel Reopening 'It's time to get back to what you love' mini comic video series!

WATCH 3 Part Mini-Series

Combining Safety & Service!

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

Planning your Trip to Fernie During COVID-19

20 Things to Do this Summer in Fernie

Trip planning can be tedious, here's a helpful and inspiring list to get you started. Summer starts this May with hiking, biking, golfing & rafting and more! Fernie Trail Maps


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 spring & summer 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

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 undercover 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
Whitewater Rafting, Scenic Floats & SUP Tours
Spa & Wellness
Attractions & Scenic Chairlift Rides
Brewery, Distillery & Roastery

Dining & Patios


Upcoming Events

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS - Free Outdoor Concert Socials at Station Square

SATURDAYS - Historical Guided Walking Tours - 3 Unique Themes

SUNDAYS - Fernie Mountain Market at Rotary Park

AUGUST 23-26th - TransRockiesBC Gravel Royale Bike Race

AUGUST 28th - Fernie Show n' Shine

SEPTEMBER 5th - Fernie Lions Demolition Derby

SEPTEMBER 7-12th - Singletrack 6 Mountain Bike Race

SEPTEMBER 11th - Dirt Diggler DH Mountain Bike Race

SEPTEMBER 17-19th - Fernie Gravel Grind Bike Race

SEPTEMBER 25th - Lone Wolf Trail Running Race

OCTOBER 3rd - Fernie Half Marathon, Relay & 10km Race

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Top 10 Hikes

Head out and explore the Canadian Rockies by foot. We are spoiled by the range of hiking options in Fernie.


Iconic Fernie