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Heritage Park General Admission
"Located south of downtown Calgary on the Glenmore Reservoir Heritage Park is open year-round and your general admission ticket includes access to various exhibits depending on the season. This interactive living history museum features more than 180 attractions that tell stories about the settlement of Western Canada from fur trading in the 1860s to the automobile craze of the 1900s. Many of the homes shops and machinery you see at each exhibit are original and the informative and talented staff of interpreters — outfitted in period costumes — bring the attractions to life. Summer exhibits:The historical exhibits and attractions can be found in four main locations around the park. 18 which established fur trading posts across the Pacific Northwest
From CAD11.00
 
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
From CAD71.00
 
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Calgary and Kananaskis"Alberta Hotel Connector"Alberta Transfer: Banff Jasper Lake Louise Calgary and Kananaskis""Whether you’re traveling individually
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Downtown Calgary Tips (8)

Take a Break from Shopping

What a restful release from shopping in TD Square Take the glass elevator to the roof on the fourth floor and relax awhile in this tranquil atmosphere.Lots of water features and vegetation catch your...
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Feb 04, 2007

Celebrating Alberta's Centennial

Sitting in the foothills of the Great Rocky Mountains Calgary stands proud - The Heart of the New West. A clean, friendly, impressive and affluent city but sadly not everyone lives the goodlife. We...
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Feb 03, 2007

Sculptures of The Family of Man

The ten sculptures, some measuring 6.5 metres and weighing 680 kilograms are cast in aluminium. The statues were presented to the city by Maxwell Cummings and Sons. The family of man was designed by...
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Jan 30, 2007

Shining steel and sparkling glass in a modern city

The commercial district of downtown Calgary has very modern shopping malls, TD Square and the Scotia Centre are two large malls in this district. You will also find lots of choices in restaurants and...
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Jan 31, 2007

Sandstone City turns to Glass

A fire in 1886 destroyed many of Calgary’s largest buildings. City council of the time enacted an ordinance stipulating that sandstone, fireproof and locally available, would be used for all new large...
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Oct 10, 2011

Bernard Callebaut Factory Tour

If you love chocolate and want to see how it's made, then this is the tour to take while in Calgary (self-guided with a treat at the end). Mr. Callebaut (who was born in Belgium) moved to Canada in...
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Oct 20, 2004

Downtown Cowtown

Downtown Calgary isn't like a New York or Miami- many businesses close at 8PM. There are still the pubs and bars open, but as you explore Calgary be aware that if you are downtown and need some...
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Nov 27, 2009

What I needed

I planned this trip for me and my 2 best friends, all of three of us live in Great Falls Montana, and needed a break from all these redneck cowboys. 5 hours later we are here, very lost no hotel...
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Dec 30, 2006
 
 
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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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