As the new year comes closer each day, countless people are starting to plan their holiday trips again. Apart from visiting big cities, such as Vancouver or New York, strolling around small towns with multiple attractions is also becoming famous over the years. And one small city that is gaining popularity with travellers around the globe is Fernie, British Columbia, home to one of the biggest ski and snowboard resorts in Canada. 

Although Fernie is mainly known for its winter sports scene, this historic town offers many attractions that people of all ages can enjoy. Some of these are seasonal, while visitors can enjoy most all year round. And if you are already planning to visit the city anytime soon, here are some of the best things Fernie can offer you. 

Fernie Alpine Resort

Winter ski season is fast approaching, and planning for the trip can be stressful, especially if you are unsure where to go. Fernie Alpine Resort offers some of the best slopes in the country, having ten lifts that service up to 142 runs, five alpine bowls, and tree skiing. Its area around the base station is also perfect for beginners who are not yet ready for the adrenaline-pumping experience of skiing or snowboarding in powdery terrains. 

Mountain Biking

If you are looking for an extreme sport to do during the spring or summer season, then mountain biking in Fernie is for you. There are five main riding areas around town, offering different experiences to downhill bikers. The tracks around Fernie Alpine Resort also make a great trail to try for beginners and professionals during the off-season. Chairlifts also service most mountain biking trails around town for easier access. 

Downtown Strolling

There is no wonder that Fernie offers a lot of extreme adventures that tourists of all ages can try. But this small town also has lots to offer for those looking to have a relaxing time in the city. For starters, walking around the central avenue downtown already provides multiple places to go for travellers. This includes: 

  • Fernie Museum;
  • Beanpod Chocolate, Coffee, and Gelato;
  • Fernie Heritage Library; and
  • The Arts Station.

And if you are looking for the best accommodation in Fernie, you should check out the Fernie Fox Hotel. We are the nearest main town lodging near the Fernie Alpine Resort and are only a few minutes away from downtown. You can contact us by calling (877) 447 6788 or emailing You can also check out our amenities by visiting our location at 2021 3 Hwy S, Fernie, British Columbia VOB 1M1, Canada.