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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
 
"Alberta Transfer: Banff
Calgary and Kananaskis"Alberta Hotel Connector"Alberta Transfer: Banff Jasper Lake Louise Calgary and Kananaskis""Whether you’re traveling individually
From CAD32.00

Calgary Stampede Tips (9)

Drinks don't come cheap during 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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cybercutie
Jul 17, 2004

Same stuff...higher price

During Stampede, all of the business in the Victoria Park area come alive...many of the sales signs are taken off, and Cowboy hats you can get for $5 at Army and Navy are all of a sudden being sold at...
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cybercutie
Jul 17, 2004

Some parts of the Stampede can hurt the wallet!

You will be compelled to buy a cowboy hat while out there. While I wasn't around during stampede, I did pick one up that was quite nice for a reasonable price. Be sure not to be swindled and don't...
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Breen
Jun 15, 2004

Calgary Stampede

Don't do it! Don't come to Calgary during the second week of July. The whole city wears boots and cowboy hats. They are crazy!! They watch grown men chase each other around in chuckwagons!! (photo...
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Redlats
May 31, 2004

Yahoo!!!! -- The Calgary Stampede

From the jacked-up prices on the fairgrounds to the excuse for Calgary grinding to a virtual halt for 10 days, The Calgary Stampede seems to have somehow lost it's original meaning and has become a...
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madamx
Feb 22, 2004

Interesting - but don't waste more than a day here

EXPENSIVE - rediculously so. Now this is not very Calgarian of me, to boycot the Stampede, but I plain don't like it. The city streets and downtown bars are more interesting than the grounds...
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Maurgan
Feb 10, 2004

Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!

Yeehaw!!!!Head on down to Lammle's Western Wear and get yourself outfitted!!For the first 10 days of July, why not get all decked out in your western duds and do some two stepping!?Although the...
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Cruella_demille
Sep 08, 2003

Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is marketed as the biggest show on earth and it is a pretty big show, but to me it just seems like an oversized amusement park with a rodeo thrown in for good measure. This is...
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papajoeb
Feb 11, 2003

The Calgary Stampede, in my...

The Calgary Stampede, in my opinion. But you know, if you can't find a local rodeo outside the city, go to the Stampede and just avoid the obvious junk. Go to the rodeo and the chuckwagon races....
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lauriejeanne
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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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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