Great experiences just 20 minutes away.
Situated below Panoram in the beautiful Columbia Valley, the quaint downtown district of Invermere rests beneath the Rocky Mountains and offers a relaxed atmosphere with trendy, funky boutiques, restaurants, cafés, galleries, specialty shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, a delicious German deli, a bakery and much more. Discover locally made products like Kicking Horse Coffee, Arrowhead craft beer, Dave's Hot Pepper Jelly and Saunders Family Farm preserves, Anchor Organics lotions and Om Organics skin care.
Take the free Mountain and Valley Shuttle.
The Mountain and Valley Shuttle connects Invermere and Panorama during winter months. This service allows you to visit an authentic B.C. mountain town and enjoy a host of unique shopping, dining and recreational activities. Skate on the huge Lake Windermere, watch a game of hard-hitting hockey or shop for unique local artworks. The Mountain and Valley Shuttle is supported by the District of Invermere and tourism operators in the Columbia Valley.
Mountain & Valley Shuttle Schedule
See the Mountain & Valley Schedule here.
Night on the Town
Enjoy dinner at one of our featured restaurant destinations or go off and find your own hidden gem.
The sophisticated side of the Valley.
The Columbia Valley is privileged to be home to a wide range of art galleries, working studios and artisan shops. Many locations can be visited via the mountain and valley shuttle.
- Painted Aspen Studio Gallery
- The Artym Gallery
- Effusion Art Gallery
- Black Star Studios
- Bavin Glassworks
- Pynelogs Art Gallery & Cultural Centre
Looking to soak in a natural hot spring?
Guests travelling by car can visit two incredible natural hot springs nearby. About 30 minutes south from Invermere on highway 93 are the steaming hot pools at Fairmont Hot Springs. Alternatively, Radium Hot Springs in the Kootenay National Park is 20 minutes north of Invermere.
For more information on activities, events, shopping, and dining, check out the Invermere/Panorama website now!