Waterton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Waterton

With a population of 88, Waterton is a must-see destination in Alberta, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Waterton to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Waterton

If you’re looking for affordable options, Royal Stewart Dining Room (Ab - 5) and Red Rock Trattoria - Waterton Glacier Suites (107 Wind Flower Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Waterton

Waterton in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel
Waterton in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Waterton

Plane

Although Waterton doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Lethbridge (YQL), which is located 64 miles from Waterton. The shortest domestic flight to Waterton departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 02m.

Car

Another option to get to Waterton is to pick up a car rental from Calgary, which is about 138 miles from Waterton. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Thrifty, among others, in Calgary.

Plane

Although Waterton doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Lethbridge (YQL), which is located 64 miles from Waterton. The shortest domestic flight to Waterton departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 02m.

Car

Another option to get to Waterton is to pick up a car rental from Calgary, which is about 138 miles from Waterton. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Thrifty, among others, in Calgary.

Airports near Waterton

Airlines serving Waterton

Air Canada
Good (5,885 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,940 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Waterton

Most booked hotels in Waterton

Kilmorey Lodge
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 222+
Waterton Glacier Suites
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 211+
Crandell Mountain Lodge
0 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 159+
Bayshore Inn & Spa
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 210+
Aspen Village Inn
2 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 158+
Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort
3 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 190+

Renting a car in Waterton

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in Waterton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.71 and C$ 30.28.

Expect to pay C$ 1.90 per litre in Waterton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 22.71 and C$ 30.28.