Once you exit off highway three, you will find a very different Cranbrook with interesting history and surviving heritage buildings and other landmarks in three distinct areas. Visit the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Visitor Centre to pick-up your Explore Historic Cranbrook map which profiles 96 historic locations.
Best Places to Go
The core of the city is highlighted by various historic buildings and trees. Visit the Railway Heritage Area, highlighted by the Cranbrook History Centre.To round out your self driven Heritage Tour of Cranbrook visit the Baker Hill Residential Heritage Area. Tie this in with a visit to nearby Fort Steele (15 minutes from town) for a complete history of the area.
Best Times to Go
Year round opportunity to explore and appreciate these historic places. Visit in summer and see the city in bloom.