You’re going to want to add these lodges to your travel bucket list!
If you’re looking for a getaway near Calgary, check out these lodges that you won’t want to leave. The vibes are immaculate and the views are even better.
Baker Creek Mountain Resort
Grab your favourite person and unwind in these beautiful log cabins in the Canadian Rockies, by the people behind Basecamp Resorts. This intimate mountain retreat offers luxury amenities, private cabins and cozy suites, only a short distance from the famous Lake Louise.
Address: Along Bow Valley Pkwy, Lake Louise
This lodge can only be accessed by a 11km trail from Lake Louise but it is all worth the hike once you reach the charming Skoki Lodge. In the winter, you can ski into the lodge and explore the surrounding touring slopes, but it’s just as breathtaking in the warmer months as well. If you’re looking for a true escape, this is your spot.
The trail is considered an intermediate-level trail, so be aware before you set out on this getaway! It’s home to one of the best ski touring/snowshoe and hiking experiences in the Canadian Rockies.
Address: 1 Whitehorn Dr, Lake Louise
Buffalo Mountain Lodge
Buffalo Mountain Lodge will provide with you with the peace and tranquility that we need to wind down from life. Perched atop Tunnel Mountain, epic Northern vistas surround Buffalo Mountain Lodge. Just picture yourself enjoying happy hour cozy by a fireplace with top notch menu items.
Address: 700 Tunnel Mountain Rd, Banff
Mount Engadine Lodge
Next, we’re bringing Mount Engadine Lodge to your attention. A true hidden gem! This boutique lodge even has a yoga retreat package and chef series packages. The views are truly breathtaking in this private resort nestled in Spray Valley Provincial Park.
Address: 1 Mount Shark Road (36km south of Canmore)
Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
“Where backcountry beauty & luxury meet” – sign us up! Kananaskis Mountain Lodge is only a 1 hour drive from Calgary’s city. With this particular getaway, you will have six different restaurants to choose from along with the option of room service. There are numerous activities to choose from, one being the Kananaskis Nordic Spa. Hydrotherapy? Yes, please!
Address: 1 Centennial Dr, Kananaskis Village
Storm Mountain Lodge
Opened in 1922, as one of eight Bungalow Camps built by Canadian Pacific Railway to promote tourism in the Rock Mountains. Storm Mountain Lodge’s charming history is felt in every aspect of your experience. It is located directly in between the towns of Banff and Lake Louise.
Their exceptional cuisine can be enjoyed in the stunning and rustic dining room.
Address: Highway 93 S, located right in the town of Banff
Shadow Lake Lodge
These lodges are rustic and located in the backcountry wilderness of Banff National Park and Kootenay National Park. If you’re up for a hearty hike to reach your cabin, this is the perfect getaway! These cozy cabins make for an unforgettable experience, and they also offer amazing dining options.
The trails that lead to Shadow Lake Lodge range in length from 14km (eight miles) to 26km (16 miles).
Address: GPS Coordinates 51 N 10′ 6″ x 115 W 56′ 19″ inside Banff National Park
Bear Hill Lodge
When visiting the national parks in Alberta, you have to explore Jasper National Park. The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper’s landscape covers an expansive region of rugged backcountry trails and mountainous terrain, as well as the world-renowned Columbia Icefield.
Bear Hill Lodge is a cozy getaway surrounded by all of that beautiful nature and offers a wide variety of accommodations, whether you’re looking to take yourself on a solo date getaway, staying with a date, or the whole family!
Address: 100 Bonhomme St, Jasper (inside Jasper National Park)
Emerald Lake Lodge
Just over the BC border and an hour from the town of Banff, disconnect from your busy life and reconnect with nature and your loved ones. Emerald Lake Lodge gets its name from the stunning, bright lake it sits on, which is reason enough to take the trip out.
This (mostly) off-grid lodge has WiFi only in the main lodge, no cell service, and guest rooms without TV – making it the perfect place to really connect with your date, no distractions.
Address: 1 Emerald Lake Rd, Field, BC (just a one hour drive from Banff)