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A Summer to Remember!

Escape the crowds, experience Fernie's small town charm and local hospitality. Explore our beautiful landscapes of pristine rivers, lush valleys and the majestic Rocky Mountains.

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

Fernie BC 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! 

Plan & Book Today! 

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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

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 June with hiking, biking, golfing & rafting and more! Fernie Summer Trail Map


Recommended 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.

Our top picks for the perfect summer stay:

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Featured Summer Events


Fernie Gravel Grind • National Indigenous Day Celebrations  Fernie Raft Race  Island Lake Lodge opens for summer  Fernie Alpine Resort opens for summer


Canada Cup DH Dunbar Series Race  Elk Valley Ultra  Canada Day Celebrations  Fernie Golf Open Tournament


Wapiti Music Festival  Bibbity Bobbity Boo Children's Festival   EK Ladies Team Golf Challenge  Fernie Show n' Shine  Trans Rockies Gravel Royale


Wednesday Concert Series  Sunday Mountain Market  Historical Walking Tours  Weekly Bike Rides & Guided Hikes 


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


Top 10 Hikes

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


Summer in the Rockies

Fernie Style