Calgary Tourist Traps

  • Once the tallest
    Once the tallest
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  • That's the entire fort, just the front wall
    That's the entire fort, just the front...
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Calgary

  • 1. Calgary Stampede

    During Stampede, all of a sudden the drinks are more expensive, the cover charge is more, or if there wasn't cover charge before, there is now!!! One of the best examples of this is Cowboys, which is...

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  • 2. Calgary Tower

    I like the Calgary Tower. At the time of it’s building, 1967, it was the tallest free standing structure in North America. I remember seeing it slowly rise into the sky during 24 days of continuous...

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  • 3. Fort Calgary

    Calgary began as a fort built between the Bow and Elbow rivers. On the original site, the part of the fort has been rebuilt, the front wall (what Hollywood calls a façade). To the side is a small...

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  • 4. Heritage Park

    Heritage Park - a theme park in Calgary that gives visitors an authentic look at life in a Canadian town in the early 1900's. First of all...it is really expensive to go for what you get. However if...

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  • 5. Airport shops=rip off...

    This is probably true of every city (I know it is in Mexico), but unless you are buying from the Duty Free, restrain yourself from getting Canadian Flags or...

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  • 6. If you spend most of your time...

    If you spend most of your time hiking or biking, you'll avoid this aspect. Hit the crowded spots like Moraine Lake or Lake Louise early and take off on a trail...

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  • 7. Lake Louise and Moraine Lake...

    Lake Louise and Moraine Lake are 'Tourist Traps', but you have to see them anyway - they are beautiful. Also while you're there you can leave the crowds behind...

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