Getting here


By Car

The Columbia Valley is the perfect spot for a road trip! Beautiful views and scenic drives await, whichever direction you’re travelling. Enjoy exploring Kootenay National Park if you’re taking Highway 93, stopping at roadside markets via the Golden Triangle Route, or experiencing the rivers and lakes of the south route on Highway 93/95.

Make sure to check current road conditions and closures before travelling. The most up-to-date information on highway conditions can be found at Road conditions for Alberta can be found at The nearest car rentals are available in Banff, Cranbrook, or Calgary.

By Air

The nearest airport to the Columbia Valley is the Canadian Rockies International Airport located in Cranbrook, B.C. It is a small, regional airport servicing the Kootenay-Rockies area, with flights mainly to and from Calgary, Kelowna, and Vancouver. Calgary International Airport is the nearest large airport to the Columbia Valley and is approximately a three-hour drive. 

Amenities & Information

Places to Stay

There are plenty of great places to stay in the Columbia Valley ranging from deluxe resorts, cozy cabins, to charming motels. Find the perfect spot to stay here.

Restaurants & Dining

The Columbia Valley has no shortage of amazing places to eat, of all different cuisines! Take a look at the list on our blog and start planning your next meal.

Valley Amenities

Amenities such as grocery stores, gas stations, rest stops, and public washrooms are readily available through the Columbia Valley.
The nearest walk-in medical clinic is located in Invermere, along with two pharmacies.