About Nanton

Settled in the late 1800s, Nanton is on the way to everywhere and is the southern gateway to the foothills. With the surrounding prairies to the east and picturesque rolling foothills to the west, Nanton is a cool little town where history lives.
A small people first community, Nanton does offer a large choice of rich and varied experiences for its visitors. Home to museums, famous rodeos, antiques and boutiques, great dining, and a sweet candy shop, Nanton’s independent traders and artists make this destination a one-of-a-kind find.

Find out why it's worth the stop in this authentic Alberta town on their website.

Tours that go through Nanton

Start your day with a beautiful drive through the Southern prairies to the cool little town of Nanton and enjoy the magnificent mountain views along the way.

This round trip tour of the foothills showcases some of our best food, shopping and provides more history than a semester of classes!

Our biggest and baddest Iron Horse Road Trip. Head west to Bragg Creek, then east bound and down the Cowboy Trail before looping back up via HWY 2 with a view.

Top Places to Discover in Nanton

Rural Roots Bliss + Gifts is a local business based in the beautiful foothills of Alberta. We have a brick-and-mortar boutique on the main street of Nanton. All products are hand-curated luxury candle..

This park is nestled in Willow Creek valley, between the Porcupine Hills and the Rocky Mountains, about 90 minutes from Calgary. It gets its name from a reservoir created in 1967 to contain water for ..

Eamor's Saddlery is located in Nanton, a part of the rich farming and ranching country of the Southern Alberta foothills, and caters to the needs of those who ride as an occupation or for pleasure. Es..