Two-Day Itinerary - Cool things to do in Cranbrook
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Getting to Cranbrook
Fly from Vancouver: It’s about a 1 ½-hour flight from Vancouver International Airport to Canadian Rockies International Airport with Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Fly from Kelowna: It’s about a one-hour flight from Kelowna International Airport to Canadian Rockies International Airport with Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Drive from Calgary: It’s about a 4 ½-hour drive south on the Crowsnest Hwy.
Drive from Edmonton: It’s about a seven-hour drive south on the AB-2S and Crowsnest Hwy.
Drive from Lethbridge: It’s about a 3 ½-hour drive west on the Crowsnest Hwy.
Morning – Fascinating history at Fort Steele Heritage Town
Start the day off in the community of Fort Steele, named for North West Mounted Police superintendent Sam Steele. The historic town rose to prominence in 1864 during the Gold Rush. The site is the perfect place to learn about how Canadians lived more than 100 years ago. Blacksmithing demonstrations, steam-train rides, live street performances, and museum exhibits are just some of the things you can experience at Fort Steele.
Afternoon – Food for the soul