Top things to do

Top Choice Japanese in Fernie


As compact as a California roll, this gem of a sushi place serves up a wide range of classics, from sashimi to tempura. The miso soup is good, especially after a day of skiing. In addition to sake, there's a great b…
Museum in Fernie

Fernie Museum

Impressively housed in a 1909 bank building, the Fernie Museum has engaging displays and is an excellent source of info about the town and region. Experience the fires, floods, booms and busts that have shaped the t…
Canadian in Fernie

Bridge Bistro

Enjoy the views of the Elk River and surrounding peaks from the deck, but save some attention for the long menu of tasty burgers, steaks, salads and pizza.
Cafe in Fernie

Blue Toque Diner

Part of the Arts Station community gallery, this is the place for breakfast. The menu features lots of seasonal and organic vegetarian specials.
Books in Fernie

Polar Peek Books

An eclectic mix of books with a good section of local-interest reads. Gives great recommendations.
Bakery in Fernie

Big Bang Bagel

The wooden floors creak in accompaniment to the anticipatory growls of your stomach at this popular corner bakery. Everything from bagels to sandwiches to lunch mains are good. Excellent coffee.
Park in Fernie

Mt Fernie Provincial Park

Mountain biking is popular at Mt Fernie Provincial Park, which is just 3km south of town. It also offers hikes for all skills and interests, plus camping.
Pub in Fernie

Royal Hotel

A local institution. This old brick bar has live music many nights, from blues to punk. On any night, it's good for a drink and a chat.
Bakery in Fernie

Mugshots Bistro

Always buzzing, Mugshots offers enjoyable coffee, baked goods, soups and sandwiches, and has internet access.