Best places in Regional District of East Kootenay

Discover the best places in Regional District of East Kootenay, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 452 places in the county.

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Kootenay National Park
National park
National park with varied features such as canyons, hot springs, mountains & the Continental Divide.
4.80 (1.7K reviews)
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Bay Leaf Indian Fusion-Cranbrook
πŸ‘πŸ‘ We found this hidden jewel in the Rockies. Michelin quality Indian food on a budget!! Staff were super helpful and friendly!! Large portion size for a great price. Whether you are driving through or staying, Bay Leaf is a must go! This foodie is impressed!
4.90 (388 reviews)
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Mineral Mountain Ziplines
Tourist attraction
πŸ‘πŸ‘ My friends and I had SUCH a blast here a couple days ago! Everybody was so patient (SERIOUSLY patient considering that we arrived embarrassingly late from traffic), and was very helpful with directions, setting up, etc. David and Chrissy were so much fun and did an excellent job of making everyone f...
5.00 (245 reviews)
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Ullr Bar
πŸ‘πŸ‘ Great place to hangout, it is also family friendly. The food is great, we may have tried all the items on the menu. The cocktails are a highlight, the Thai chilli mojito and the Jalapeno ones are awesome. Caution when trying to take a bit out of the chili. It's HoT. The ambiance is great, the s...
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4.80 (461 reviews)
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Destination Inn
A no-frills lodging offering basic rooms, some with kitchenettes, plus free Wi-Fi & parking.
4.80 (433 reviews)
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Big Bang Bagels
Bagel shop
🫀 Gotta be honest .. the hype did not match reality for this one. Always saw the lines, heard the hype, and smelled the bagels cooking from the street on numerous ski and camping trips. However, it was just not what I expected. Don't get me wrong, the service and staff are great and they have a fantas...
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4.70 (909 reviews)
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Elizabeth Lake Lodge
Relaxed rooms offering kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi & bird sanctuary views, plus a mini-golf course.
4.80 (419 reviews)
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U'mista Cultural Centre
πŸ‘πŸ‘ One of the top Indigenous cultural centres I’ve ever been. Up there with the Haida in Sandspit. Amazing First Nation pieces presented in a stunning space. Moving. Sad. Beautiful. Educational. It’s all there. Highly recommend visiting it.
4.90 (245 reviews)
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Pedal & Tap
πŸ‘πŸ‘ The food here is some of the best I've ever had at a restaurant! My friends and I all got something different and everything was amazing! I ordered the Mucky Fries as an afterthought for the table as an appy and well... I STILL think about them. Portions are huge, staff are friendly and I love the a...
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4.70 (620 reviews)
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The Old Bauernhaus Restaurant
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4.80 (338 reviews)
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Kicking Horse CafΓ©
πŸ‘πŸ‘ The coffee was wonderful. My wife and I were able to order 2 very delicious coffees, find a nice seat in the corner and enjoy the atmosphere. We also picked up a couple bags of coffee, and a new coffee cup. I highly recommend a visit here to all coffee fans.
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4.70 (594 reviews)
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Island Lake Lodge
Resort hotel
Warm lodges with rustic rooms, fine dining, outdoor hot tubs & a spa, plus hiking & catskiing.
4.70 (461 reviews)
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Caribbean restaurant
πŸ‘πŸ‘ This was my first time coming and I wasn’t sure what to expect but it turned out amazing. For the appetizer I got the poutine and WOW! It was the best poutine I’ve ever tried. For the main course I had the burger and it was delicious! The burger was very juicy and felt like an explosion of flavour w...
4.80 (276 reviews)
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Nipika Mountain Resort
Resort hotel
Relaxed cabins at a secluded ecolodge with outdoor activities & a wood-fired hot tub.
4.90 (190 reviews)
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Bighorn Meadows Resort
Resort hotel
Polished property featuring golf course views, plus a playground, an outdoor pool & bike rentals.
4.60 (774 reviews)
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Our Place Restaurant
Brunch restaurant
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4.70 (375 reviews)
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Fort Steele Heritage Town
Historical landmark
πŸ‘πŸ‘ Loved this place! It was a 4 hour drive from Calgary but it was well worth the trip. It's a completely restored heritage town and you can even go in the buildings as they have furnished them accurately as well. There's also a furnished hotel in the park but we didn't get the chance to see it as the...
4.60 (734 reviews)
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The Canyon RV Resort & Campground
RV park
Family-run RV park offering basic amenities, including showers & laundry in a quiet natural setting.
4.70 (359 reviews)
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Yamagoya Sushi
Sushi restaurant
πŸ‘πŸ‘ I eat like a king. The food was so good, I could not believe it. I come from Vancouver where sushi is at every corner and you can find high quality. And at Yamagoya I was blown away. Definitely will come back when I come to Fermi for business. The service was great, really took care of my aller...
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4.60 (683 reviews)
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Smokehouse 93
πŸ‘πŸ‘ I love me some good 'ol BBQ so I had to see if this place would stand up to expectations. I arrived and found a lot of outdoor seating in the front but the day I went was a bit chilly so I went inside. The front staff were friendly enough and explained how to order and get my meal. I ordered the AAA...
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4.60 (613 reviews)
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