Destination guide

The friendly city of Bowness awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Bowness. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the coffeehouses, spas and skiing. Calgary Tower and Canada Olympic Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bowness

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bowness a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada Olympic Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Valley Ridge Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Lynx Ridge Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Shaganappi Point Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Springbank Links Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Richmond Green Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Bowness

Travelers enjoy Bowness for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, June, May or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 6°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bowness

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bowness is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada Olympic Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Bowness Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Edworthy Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Nose Hill Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Confederation Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Riley Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bowness

Fly into Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bowness?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Bowness. From 9 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bowness for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bowness?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bowness:

  • Southwest Calgary: 490 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Calgary: 409 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 154 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Calgary: 186 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Calgary: 127 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bowness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bowness. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spruce Meadows: 586 vacation rentals
  • Calgary Zoo: 596 vacation rentals
  • Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 601 vacation rentals
  • Stampede Park: 599 vacation rentals
  • Calaway Park: 581 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bowness listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bowness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Bowness. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bowness include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Bowness?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 12 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Bowness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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