Things To Do In Cranbrook

Sandman Hotel Cranbrook is located in a distinctly welcoming destination surrounded by an abundance of things to do and see. To enhance your stay, we have compiled a local guide of nearby attractions and activities to thrill every member of your family.

Elizabeth Lake Bird Sanctuary

Spend a bit of time looking up at more than just the natural scenery. At Elizabeth Lake Bird Sanctuary, you can let the day fly by while you spot the birds flying by. Only a quick walk or really quick drive from Sandman Hotel Cranbrook, this sanctuary is home to a variety of species. From Western Painted Turtles to permanent and migratory birds and more.

Casino of the Rockies

If you’re a fan of the slots or faring the odds at the blackjack table and everything in between, then you’re in luck. Located only 9 km from Sandman Hotel Cranbrook, enjoy the entertainment destination that is Casino of the Rockies.

Cranbrook Community Forest

This is the place—no matter the season—when you just want to get away and enjoy the natural surroundings. A short drive from downtown is the Cranbrook Community Forest, where you can snowshoe, walk, hike or even horseback ride. And when you’re done, head back to Sandman Hotel Cranbrook to rest from a pretty spectacular day.  

Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park

Only a 10-minute drive from Sandman Hotel Cranbrook is the picturesque Jimsmith Lake Provincial Park. Enjoy a day filled with swimming, enjoying a picnic by the water, and many other activities. It’s a nice spot to feel like you’ve gotten away without going too far.

Cranbrook History Centre

Take a short walk from Sandman Hotel Cranbrook, and check out the popular Canadian Museum of Travel, located within the Cranbrook History Centre. Here you’ll find the largest collection of rail cars in North America, dating back to the early 1900s. There’s even more to see at this venue, including The Royal Alexandra Hall. This building was first built in Winnipeg, and then demolished in 1971. Fast forward to Cranbrook 2004, to where and when it was reassembled. You must simply see this 200-seat hall for yourself

Cranbrook History Centre

Take a short walk from Sandman Hotel Cranbrook, and check out the popular Canadian Museum of Travel, located within the Cranbrook History Centre. Here you’ll find the largest collection of rail cars in North America, dating back to the early 1900s. There’s even more to see at this venue, including The Royal Alexandra Hall. This building was first built in Winnipeg, and then demolished in 1971. Fast forward to Cranbrook 2004, to where and when it was reassembled. You must simply see this 200-seat hall for yourself.