Why You Should Visit Fernie for the Holidays


As governments ease up travel restrictions in recent months, more and more people are starting to go on trips again. This helps them refresh from prolonged isolation because of lockdowns, helping boost the economy of big cities and small towns with tourism. And one perfect place to visit in the upcoming holidays is Fernie, a magical winter town in Southeast British Colombia, Canada. 

Located in the Elk Valley area of the East Kootenay region, Fernie is a small town with something to offer all year round. From the historical downtown area to the nearby Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie will have something for everyone visiting. And with the winter season fast approaching, visiting Fernie will surely be a delight for casual tourists or adventure seekers. 

For those looking for a relaxing time in Fernie, strolling around the downtown can be a marvellous experience. Many old structures are scattered around the area, some of which survived a tragic fire during the early 1900s. There are also numerous hotels in Fernie that you can stay at, some of which can help make going to different attractions more efficient. 

There are also tons of shops along 2 Ave, allowing you to shop and eat different types of cuisines. There is also the Fernie Museum that can provide an informative look at the town’s history. And with the winter season in Fernie bringing as low as -20 C, grabbing a coffee or tea at the various cafes around the city. This can help you have a soothing winter experience while roaming around Fernie’s streets. 

And, of course, you can always have a thrilling experience at Fernie Alpine Resort, which is a short 10-minute drive from downtown. Fernie is considered a powder town with its annual 30 feet of snow during the cold season, and the world-class resort is also ideal for beginners with its vast and easy-to-navigate slopes. The resort also has multiple chairlifts and pommel lifts, making it easier for adventurers to reach the peak of the slopes. 

If you are looking for one of the best hotels in Fernie, you should check out the Fernie Fox Hotel. We are the nearest central 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 stay@ferniefoxhotel.com. You can also check out our amenities by visiting our location at 2021 3 Hwy S, Fernie, British Columbia VOB 1M1, Canada.