Strathmore

The Town that inspired Impact Travel.

  • Last Updated July 22, 2021
     

Strathmore, Alberta is high on our list of rural gems to visit this summer!

A local farming community working hard to provide quality home grown food and a taste of Alberta's western roots. 

 

Accommodations

Rocking R Guest Ranch, owned by Voluntourist Terri Kinsman
Private, luxury cabins with serene views of Eagle Lake and the Rocky Mountains.

Equipped with full kitchens, wood burning fireplaces, private decks and BBQ’s. 

 

Activities

  • 748 Kisling Farm- Private Farm Tours and Petting Zoo - Recommended by Voluntourist, Rebecca Hornemann

  • Humblehorse Ranch- Western Riding lessons, summer camps and family wellness 

  • Climbing High Farm- Farm Tours, Info. Sessions and Rural Recreation. Learn about Therapy, Pack and Cart Goats. 

Restaurants

 

Attractions

  • Eagle Lake, a flat but scenic 10km trail, great for kids and dogs

  • Kinsmen Park, a scenic park midtown with a great playground, seasonal spray park, and 20 km of interconnected pathways for flat biking and walking. 
    The lake is stocked with fish in the summer months for kids (16 and under) to bring their fishing gear. 

  • Strathmore Frisbee Golf Course, arguably Alberta’s best ;)

  • Multiple incredible playgrounds, a full list can be found at Calgary Playground Review

  • If you are a history buff, add a Virtually Guided Walking Tour 

 

Shops and Stops

  • Lil Hoots Boutique, kid’s consignment, local, naturally sourced parenting essentials, and a bike repair/ donations program! *Donate those outgrown kids bike for a good cause

  • Sole Discretion, stunning boutique, selling women’s clothing and shoes 

  • Maggie's Nest, well known for fantastic home decor and a women’s clothing boutique

  • Serendipitys, consignment and local artisan gifts and decor 

  • Strathmore Home Hardware, featuring local artisans and decor!

 

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