Centrally located on the Hwy 2 corridor, the City of Lacombe is just over an hour’s drive away from Calgary and Edmonton.
Whether through a historic guided tour, tasting local food, attending a festival or discovering our beaches and countryside attractions, visitors to the city will find many ways to make new favourite memories.
Lacombe is rich in culture and heritage and home to vibrant communities with a strong sense of their past. Landmarks such as the Michener House, the Flatiron Building, the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop and the Pico House are permanent highlights for their history, local importance and architecture.
ATTRACTIONS | POINTS OF INTEREST
Flatiron Building – Built in 1904, and modelled after the Fuller Building in New York City, it is the oldest flatiron style building in Western Canada.
Lacombe Blacksmith Shop Museum
Dedicated to blacksmithing in Lacombe, It was built in 1902, and is the oldest operating blacksmith shop in Alberta. The building still stands on its original site and much of the machinery is operational, and original.
Michener House Museum The house is also historically significant as one of the oldest remaining buildings in Lacombe, and illustrates the important first phase of the town’s development. The Michener House is a modest example of typical turn-of-the-century frame building construction.
Ellis Bird Farm Located in Lacombe County, Ellis Bird Farm is both a working farm as well as a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Mountain Bluebirds, Tree Swallows and other native cavity-nesting birds.
The Track on 2 The Track on 2 Horse Racing & Event Centre is located just west of Lacombe, Alberta along Highway 2. Open year round, the property boasts a large grandstand with plenty of indoor seating for viewing the races on both the first and second floor, as well as a third floor with luxury suites above the finish line.
FOOD & DINING
Cilantro & Chive- Family owned and operated restaurant located in historic Lacombe
Blindman Brewing- Join us in our taproom for tours, snacks and tastings of our beers as well we hope for conversation and good times with your neighbors. We’re kid-friendly!
Tollers Bistro – gourmet sandwiches and panini, delicious breakfast and dinner, homemade doughnuts and espresso drinks.
CAMPGROUNDS | HOTELS
Best Western Lacombe Inn & Suites
This Premium Hotel is The Hotel is situated adjacent to Michener Park which is home to various outdoor activities including access to the walking trails, a skate park and playground, ball diamonds and soccer pitches. The Lacombe Community Golf Course is also conveniently located across the street.
Michner Park Campground Michener Campground has 37 power sites that are available for $32 per night.
Trans Canada Trail – The first section stretches 8 km between the City of Lacombe and the Town of Blackfalds winding its way through farmland, around Lacombe Lake and past Kuhnen Park. The trail is a dream for hikers, bikers and runners!
Boating and canoeing At Lacombe Lake
Len Thompson Trout Pond – Lacombe has its own fish pond located on the north end of Len Thompson Drive, where Youngsters can practice their catch and release skills at this stocked pond.
Second Sport Fishing Pond
5432 56 Avenue
Lacombe, AB T4L 1E9