August 07, 2010 | Tips from Travellers >
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If anyone is planning a trip for Smithers, one of the places must (and are bound to) see is our Main Street. One of the things I love about Smithers is it’s commitment to our downtown, and the attitude people have to supporting local businesses. I think the residents of Smithers also appreciate how much the local businesses have available for us, and their commitment to helping create a diverse community.
Our downtown has an alpine theme, so all of the buildings have a sort of quaint European look to them. We have a wide range of stores and boutiques that offer everything from gifts and clothing to computers and a few of our fabulous restaurants. Even if you have no plans to spend any money, just doing a “mainer” (walking up and down all of main street) is a nice way to spend an hour or two. Also, you can’t miss our famous Alpenhorn man statue at the beginning of Main Street by the highway.