The largest and most central community, Invermere is best known for its beaches and walkable downtown.
Find more in Invermere on the Lake! Access the warm water Lake Windermere at one of the two public beach parks. Find great opportunities for paddling and beach days in summer months, along with the Lake Windermere Whiteway trails for skating, cross-country skiing, and fat biking in winter. Invermere’s downtown is full of unique local art galleries, shops, boutiques, and eateries.
Known as a golf destination in summer and ski destination in winter with hiking, biking, and markets year-round, Invermere is an all-season vacation spot with plenty to offer for any traveller.
plan your trip
Located in the hub of the Columbia Valley, Invermere is a great basecamp for year-round adventure. Discover unforgettable experiences in Invermere, from discovering the Columbia Wetlands, soaring above the mountains, capturing meaningful memories, creating a piece of art, tasting farm fresh food, or exploring the alpine — adventure awaits.
Where to Stay
Planning your vacation getaway to Invermere is easy thanks to a variety of accommodation choices. From family-friendly hotels to resort-style lodges, everyone can find their perfect place to stay. Whether you want a resort playground, a luxurious space to unwind, or a central location to be in the heart of it all, find your place to stay in Invermere.
MUST EXPERIENCE ATTRACTIONS
There’s always something going on in Invermere. Check out the many local events including several weekly farmers markets, outdoor movies, and live music during the summer season, or curling bonspiels, winter festivals, and winter sports during the colder months. From strolling Invermere’s Main Street shops, to soaking up sun on Lake Windermere, to skiing the Powder Highway, Invermere has attractions and events for everyone’s dream getaway.
HOW TO GET HERE
Enjoy the drive! Invermere is a stunning 90 minute drive from Banff in the beautiful Kootenay Rockies region. Invermere is conveniently located just off BC Highway 93/95, making it easily accessible from various nearby cities. It sits approximately 133km (82mi) north of Cranbrook and 120km (74mi) south of Golden. To the east, Calgary, Alberta is located 276km (171mi) away, accessible via Highways 1 and 93 through the beautiful Kootenay National Park.
The closest airport to Invermere is the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, B.C. This is a small airport, with flights to and from Calgary, Kelowna, and Vancouver. Calgary International Airport is the closest large airport to Invermere, and is around a three-hour drive.