Hotel Accommodations

Get outside and Skate!

Skating and more at Mitford Pond His blistering speed reminded me of Connor McDavid. His super-sonic shot of Alexander Ovechkin. His daring dekes of Sydney Crosby. Yes, indeed, when we sped up the video 10x it was quite the show. Even in real time it was, well, entertaining. Yes, Nick’s first foray into the world…

Get outside and Snowshoe!

Snowshoeing Adventures Here’s the beautiful thing about snowshoeing: you don’t need to be a finely tuned and trained athlete to do it. You need legs. You need some time. You need some snowshoes. And you need some snow. Oh, and having an awesome place to do it – like Cochrane! – will definitely work in…

Get out and enjoy our Winter Wonderland!

Get outside and play in our winter wonderland! Nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Cochrane and area is home to some amazing hidden gems for winter activities. Snowshoeing at Cochrane Ranche, West Bragg Creek Trails or Kananaskis Country… Dog Sledding Tours at Boundary Ranch… Outdoor Tours at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary… Fat Biking Trails…

Treasure Hunting in Historic Downtown Cochrane

Hunting for treasure begins with finding the new locations for a number of our delightful shops. There’s been some reshuffling as proprietors move from old locations to new ones. Let the games begin! A family affair Formerly on our main street, co-owners and life partners, Jeri Maitland and Chris Thomas have moved The Vintage Verandah

Peacock Jewellers Studio and Supply

Once upon a time, a young girl exploring the barn on the farm she grew up on discovered a hidden treasure chest. It turned out to be a tackle box that belonged to her grandmother, Greta, and was filled with beautiful shiny stones and beads and just about everything a person would need to make…

The Paisley Boutique – Not Giving Up, Giving Back

The Paisley Boutique Cochrane’s original women’s boutique in the Cochrane Town Square (Safeway Mall) has been dressing clients for success since 2010. Celebrating The Paisley Boutique’s 10th anniversary turned into reinventing the way they do business, as became necessary for so many of our local enterprises. Owner Laurel Pasishnik already had a fledgling online store…

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Here’s the cold hard truth: the weather in southern Alberta is unpredictable. And that’s on a good day. You can blame it on the mountains, our northern co-ordinates, our legendary Chinook winds, the high elevation we live at, and so on and so forth. And, for this reason, Albertans seem to love their indoor recreation…

Thanksgiving in Cochrane

It has been a difficult year for many of us, yet we can still count our blessings and give thanks for the bounty of the season and to the folks who make it happen. Salute to the growers Solstice Berry Farm Just north of Cochrane, family-owned and operated Solstice Berry Farm was started by Marsha…

Here’s a Wholesome, Healthy, Home Town Hideaway!

Hereabouts B&B – Tiny House, Big on Comfort and Charm Most folks have heard of the tiny house – usually not more than 250 square feet, designed to provide all the creature comforts for living, dining, sleeping, and cleansing. And cute as a bug’s ear. They appeal to those looking to do some serious downsizing,…

The Italian Trio – Authentic Cuisine in Cochrane

Tony Nicastro still remembers the beginning of his career as a restauranteur. “My Auntie looked at me at said ‘so you will start working this weekend?’ I was nine”. Tony’s Grandparents immigrated from Italy in the 1950s, later starting a tradition of authentic Italian cuisine in Calgary including Stomboli Inn. After working alongside his Nonna…

B&B Accommodations

Get outside and Skate!

Skating and more at Mitford Pond His blistering speed reminded me of Connor McDavid. His super-sonic shot of Alexander Ovechkin. His daring dekes of Sydney Crosby. Yes, indeed, when we sped up the video 10x it was quite the show. Even in real time it was, well, entertaining. Yes, Nick’s first foray into the world…

Get outside and Snowshoe!

Snowshoeing Adventures Here’s the beautiful thing about snowshoeing: you don’t need to be a finely tuned and trained athlete to do it. You need legs. You need some time. You need some snowshoes. And you need some snow. Oh, and having an awesome place to do it – like Cochrane! – will definitely work in…

Get out and enjoy our Winter Wonderland!

Get outside and play in our winter wonderland! Nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Cochrane and area is home to some amazing hidden gems for winter activities. Snowshoeing at Cochrane Ranche, West Bragg Creek Trails or Kananaskis Country… Dog Sledding Tours at Boundary Ranch… Outdoor Tours at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary… Fat Biking Trails…

Treasure Hunting in Historic Downtown Cochrane

Hunting for treasure begins with finding the new locations for a number of our delightful shops. There’s been some reshuffling as proprietors move from old locations to new ones. Let the games begin! A family affair Formerly on our main street, co-owners and life partners, Jeri Maitland and Chris Thomas have moved The Vintage Verandah…

Peacock Jewellers Studio and Supply

Once upon a time, a young girl exploring the barn on the farm she grew up on discovered a hidden treasure chest. It turned out to be a tackle box that belonged to her grandmother, Greta, and was filled with beautiful shiny stones and beads and just about everything a person would need to make…

The Paisley Boutique – Not Giving Up, Giving Back

The Paisley Boutique Cochrane’s original women’s boutique in the Cochrane Town Square (Safeway Mall) has been dressing clients for success since 2010. Celebrating The Paisley Boutique’s 10th anniversary turned into reinventing the way they do business, as became necessary for so many of our local enterprises. Owner Laurel Pasishnik already had a fledgling online store…

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Here’s the cold hard truth: the weather in southern Alberta is unpredictable. And that’s on a good day. You can blame it on the mountains, our northern co-ordinates, our legendary Chinook winds, the high elevation we live at, and so on and so forth. And, for this reason, Albertans seem to love their indoor recreation…

Thanksgiving in Cochrane

It has been a difficult year for many of us, yet we can still count our blessings and give thanks for the bounty of the season and to the folks who make it happen. Salute to the growers Solstice Berry Farm Just north of Cochrane, family-owned and operated Solstice Berry Farm was started by Marsha…

Here’s a Wholesome, Healthy, Home Town Hideaway!

Hereabouts B&B – Tiny House, Big on Comfort and Charm Most folks have heard of the tiny house – usually not more than 250 square feet, designed to provide all the creature comforts for living, dining, sleeping, and cleansing. And cute as a bug’s ear. They appeal to those looking to do some serious downsizing,…

The Italian Trio – Authentic Cuisine in Cochrane

Tony Nicastro still remembers the beginning of his career as a restauranteur. “My Auntie looked at me at said ‘so you will start working this weekend?’ I was nine”. Tony’s Grandparents immigrated from Italy in the 1950s, later starting a tradition of authentic Italian cuisine in Calgary including Stomboli Inn. After working alongside his Nonna…

Camping/RV Accommodations

Get outside and Skate!

Skating and more at Mitford Pond His blistering speed reminded me of Connor McDavid. His super-sonic shot of Alexander Ovechkin. His daring dekes of Sydney Crosby. Yes, indeed, when we sped up the video 10x it was quite the show. Even in real time it was, well, entertaining. Yes, Nick’s first foray into the world…

Get outside and Snowshoe!

Snowshoeing Adventures Here’s the beautiful thing about snowshoeing: you don’t need to be a finely tuned and trained athlete to do it. You need legs. You need some time. You need some snowshoes. And you need some snow. Oh, and having an awesome place to do it – like Cochrane! – will definitely work in…

Get out and enjoy our Winter Wonderland!

Get outside and play in our winter wonderland! Nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Cochrane and area is home to some amazing hidden gems for winter activities. Snowshoeing at Cochrane Ranche, West Bragg Creek Trails or Kananaskis Country… Dog Sledding Tours at Boundary Ranch… Outdoor Tours at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary… Fat Biking Trails…

Treasure Hunting in Historic Downtown Cochrane

Hunting for treasure begins with finding the new locations for a number of our delightful shops. There’s been some reshuffling as proprietors move from old locations to new ones. Let the games begin! A family affair Formerly on our main street, co-owners and life partners, Jeri Maitland and Chris Thomas have moved The Vintage Verandah…

Peacock Jewellers Studio and Supply

Once upon a time, a young girl exploring the barn on the farm she grew up on discovered a hidden treasure chest. It turned out to be a tackle box that belonged to her grandmother, Greta, and was filled with beautiful shiny stones and beads and just about everything a person would need to make…

The Paisley Boutique – Not Giving Up, Giving Back

The Paisley Boutique Cochrane’s original women’s boutique in the Cochrane Town Square (Safeway Mall) has been dressing clients for success since 2010. Celebrating The Paisley Boutique’s 10th anniversary turned into reinventing the way they do business, as became necessary for so many of our local enterprises. Owner Laurel Pasishnik already had a fledgling online store…

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Here’s the cold hard truth: the weather in southern Alberta is unpredictable. And that’s on a good day. You can blame it on the mountains, our northern co-ordinates, our legendary Chinook winds, the high elevation we live at, and so on and so forth. And, for this reason, Albertans seem to love their indoor recreation…

Thanksgiving in Cochrane

It has been a difficult year for many of us, yet we can still count our blessings and give thanks for the bounty of the season and to the folks who make it happen. Salute to the growers Solstice Berry Farm Just north of Cochrane, family-owned and operated Solstice Berry Farm was started by Marsha…

Here’s a Wholesome, Healthy, Home Town Hideaway!

Hereabouts B&B – Tiny House, Big on Comfort and Charm Most folks have heard of the tiny house – usually not more than 250 square feet, designed to provide all the creature comforts for living, dining, sleeping, and cleansing. And cute as a bug’s ear. They appeal to those looking to do some serious downsizing,…

The Italian Trio – Authentic Cuisine in Cochrane

Tony Nicastro still remembers the beginning of his career as a restauranteur. “My Auntie looked at me at said ‘so you will start working this weekend?’ I was nine”. Tony’s Grandparents immigrated from Italy in the 1950s, later starting a tradition of authentic Italian cuisine in Calgary including Stomboli Inn. After working alongside his Nonna…