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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"The history of the rock art which is over a thousand years old and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as the guides explain the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km) <"""Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon past unusual rock formations ancient native rock art
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"Alberta Transfer: Banff
Calgary and Kananaskis"Alberta Hotel Connector"Alberta Transfer: Banff Jasper Lake Louise Calgary and Kananaskis""Whether you’re traveling individually
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Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Guided Tour
"During your visit you will see wolf behavior first-hand through the wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Sanctuary. This is a great opportunity to learn the key differences between wolves and dogs and dispel some of the many myths surrounding wolves and wolf dogs. There will be plenty of photo opportunities and ample time to speak with the sanctuary guardian who will answer all your questions. This exclusive tour has limited availability and restr"""Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes visitors to come see its beautiful wolfdogs and learn all about them. This 45-minute tour provides a closeup and intimate look at wolf-dogs. During your visit you will gain a better understanding about wild wolves and their importance in the natural environment."
From CAD41.00

Calgary Stampede Tips (8)

Be one of the Good Guys

One of Calgary’s symbols is a White Cowboy Hat. This is the home of the Stampede and of course you'll want to be one of the good guys wearing a white hat rather than wearing a black hat. White Cowboy...
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Oct 10, 2011

Women's Liberation rules O K

While strolling the Olympic Plaza we came across this lovely group of bronze statues of the famous five or sometimes called the valiant five standing in an inscribed circle. The women were all from...
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Jan 31, 2007

Window Dressings

During Stampede and Christmas, Calgary businesses get into the spirit of the season by having local artists decorate their windows. The results are eye catching and often humorous. As you notice more...
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penumbra
Jul 18, 2005

Always some fun things to see

Calgary pulls out all the stops when it comes to fun and friendliness, the atmosphere around the city during Stampede week is electric with tourist and locals alike joining in the carnival atmosphere....
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scottishvisitor
Feb 01, 2007

Calgary Stampede (Rodeo)

Famously known as the World's Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is the Calgary Stampede. It is essentially a rodeo, fair and theatrical perfomances.It takes place the first two weeks of July. The whole...
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mishadawn
Apr 04, 2011

A sign of sadness

Imagine our shocked reaction while standing in the customs line to be told of the London bombings from an American tourist.Government buildings in Canada lowered their flags - so did our hotel as a...
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scottishvisitor
Feb 03, 2007

after 2013 what could top that?

After 2012 Centennial many including myself thought Stampede 2013 be somewhat a let down, how wrong we were. 2 weeks to the day that the parade starts off the official beginning of the Calgary...
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Sep 15, 2013

Ride Passes for the Stampede

For the whole month before the Stampede, you can get unlimited ride passes for the amusement park portion of the Stampede for much cheaper than it costs to buy per ride / day pass on the grounds....
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Jan 03, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Calgary

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Prince's Island Park

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...
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Chinese Cultural Centre

Calgary has a small but vibrant Chinatown with a Cultural center modeled on the temple of heaven in Beijing. The whole area is a few blocks but contains some of the best restaurants in the downtown...
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Shaw Millennium Park

The World's Biggest Free Outdoor Skate Park. 2002 is the second full season at the Park. Each summer day well over 1000 skaters come out, hundreds more seem to be watching, quite a few are shooting...
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Olympic Plaza

Calgary's Olympic Plaza was built in downtown Calgary for the 1988 Winter Olympics. People gathered here nightly to watch the medal presentations to the althletes. During the winter from mid-November...
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Calgary Tower

We took a ride to the top of the Calgary tower, they have an great observation deck. I like to go up there just before sunset, you can see the city change from night to day, prarie sunsets are...
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Glenbow Museum

A great museum featuring a little bit of everything from Canadian art, geology and world anthropology. There's something for everyone here. the museum can be a little hard to find as its in a...
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