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  • 1. Calgary Stampede

    Stampede was never my idea of a good time as I am not into the whole "cowboy" culture thing, which is very big in Alberta. But having said that I did spend a weekend in the city during stampede and...

  • 2. Mountains

    If you fly to Calgary for business, try to get in a day early or stay a day later, and give yourself enough time to take the 90 minute drive into Banff in the mountains West of the city of Calgary....

  • 3. Calgary Tower

    right there in downtown... just get off the train in centre st station... and there you'll see it... it's like a block or two from there... it has a restaurant and an observatory... the price is 16...

  • 4. Glenbow Museum

    The Glenbow Museum is open daily from 9:00 - 5:00, and it stays open until 9:00 on Thursday night. Adult admission is $12, reduced rates are $8-9. Visiting the museum takes about ninety minutes for...

  • 5. Downtown Calgary

    This park just North of downtown was also severely affected by the recent floods but effort are underway to get the park back to its former state. Its still a great place to stroll in a green oasis a...

  • 6. Calgary Zoo

    Love the zoolights and so glad that the zoo is reopened after the flood! Found out there's a promotion going on to get 2for1 entry to Zoolights! Just have to buy a Fiasco Gelato pack at Co-op and...

  • 7. Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

    The museum and the restaurant in Chinese Calgary building was amazing. Even not to place wasn't to big. But I enjoyed. The only thing that's bug me is that art and craft store. The owner or...

  • 8. Calgary views

    I've never traveled to Wyoming in the US, so this might be familiar to those who have, but I would call this "Gods Country" on the western outskirts of the city of Calgary. The land is flat and the...

  • 9. Canada Olympic Park

    Canada Olympic Park provides activies for individuals and families all year long. During the winter it is a small ski hill where the kids can learn to ski and snowboard. There is also a luge/bobsled...

  • 10. Fort Calgary Historic Park

    Visiting Fort Calgary Historic Park is like being in a time machine. Not so long ago, though. My family had so much fun there we didn't notice the time. We spent about 3 hours there. Doing what????...

  • 11. Heritage Park

    Heritage Park is a "historical village", showing how the pioneers lived as they settled in Western Canada. The park is open daily through the summer and on weekends through parts of the spring and...

  • 12. Rural Alberta

    Open all year 9-5. The garden center and gift shop is a wonderful place to pick up gifts, artwork and jam! "Giddy Up It's Jam" is my favourite host/ess gift for anyone, but especially friends and...

  • 13. Sports in Calgary - NHL Flames, CFL Stampeders

    The Scotiabank Saddledome is the primary indoor arena of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It has a seating capacity of 19,289 people. Located on the Stampede Grounds, on the east end of downtown Calgary,...

  • 14. Calaway Park

    If you have kids, Calaway Park is worth a visit. It is an amusement park - primarily with rides suitable for kids. They have a roller coaster which I once rode 15 times in a row -- look Ma, no hands...

  • 15. Skiing

    Some people prefer Lake Louise but I prefer Sunshine resort. Both are easy day trips from Calgary or stay in Canmore or Banff. The terains are very different from each other so visit both places and...

  • 16. General city Information

    No this isn’t La$ Vega$, or even Atlantic City. You probably wouldn’t travel to Calgary just to gamble at the casinos, but once you’re here, you might as well be aware that they’re available for an...

  • 17. Canoeing

    In the summer Bowness Park located in NW Calgary offers a multitude of things to do. The park offers a spray pool for the kids to cool off, mini golf, picnic areas, bbq pits and both canoes and paddle...

  • 18. Museum of the Regiments

    Western Canada's largest military museum. Opened in 1990 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Museum of the Regiments offers you the opportunity to understand the role that the Canadian Armed Forces...

  • 19. Telus Spark Science Center

    Unfortunately like many Science centers these days, this is more of an educational playground for kids that anything instructive for adults. there are no real...

  • 20. Devonian Gardens

    This is a very unique attraction of Calgary. It sits in the top floor of a mall sharing room with the food court. These tropical gardens are free and way for...

  • 21. Local theater: Loose Moose

    Though Calgary has several good theater companies (the big ones include: One Yellow Rabbit, Alberta Theater Projects, Vertigo Mystery Theater, etc.) my personal...

  • 22. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

    The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is one of my favorite places in Calgary. This is a small riverside park about ten minutes from the city center. In addition to the...

  • 23. Prince's Island Park

    Prince's Island Park is an island in the Bow River, located just a few blocks from the center of downtown Calgary. To get there, try walking along 7th Ave SW...

  • 24. Rocky Mountain Rail Journey

    Rocky Mountain Rail Tours have been operating a private train since 1990 that travels over two days between Calgary and Vancouver and visa versa. It is...

  • 25. And they’re off…

    There’s nothing quite like sitting with your friends and explaining why one particular horse can’t possibly lose and then 5 minutes later, after the race,...

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Many of Calgary's most popular tourist attractions are either located close to the center and Stampede Grounds, or located outside city limits in the beautiful natural areas around the...

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