Things to do in Calgary

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About Calgary

Calgary is a Canadian city located in the province of Alberta. This city has embraced it’s western culture and it’s also known as “Cowtown”. Every year, it hosts the greatest outdoor show on earth: The Calgary Stampede. This event is a world famous rodeo, exhibition and show.

Where are the bus stations?

Greyhound:

Greyhound bus terminal downtown

EBus:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Calgary

Red Arrow:

North Red Arrow Office

Which hotel do you recommend?

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire :

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire invites guests to experience the best of Calgary. Located steps away from the city’s best dining, shopping and local attractions. Settle into our spacious, all-suite accommodations and soak in scenic views of downtown Calgary, Bow River and Prince’s Island Park.

Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel :

Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel is the perfect destination for business and leisure travel. Find your respite in thoughtfully appointed rooms and suites, featuring deluxe pillow top bedding, large flat-screen TVs, premium THANN bath amenities and stirring views of the city skyline or the Canadian Rockies. Surround yourself with celebrated attractions, including Scotiabank Saddledome, TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary Tower, Canada Olympic Park and the incredible Calgary Stampede. The hotel is a stylish sanctuary in the beating heart of downtown Calgary.

Ramada Calgary Downtown :

Enjoy the excitement of downtown at our Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown hotel. Conveniently located in walking distance to the Telus Convention Centre and a block from the C-train with efficient access to the BMO Convention Centre, Calgary Stampede Park, Calgary Zoo and many more Calgary attractions.

Delta Calgary Downtown :

Delta Calgary Downtown offers an amazing hotel experience. Step into your room or suite, which offers 4-star convenience with complimentary bottled water and Wi-Fi, an ergonomic workspace and pillow top bedding help you relax and be productive in equal measure.

How to get around

Bus (Calgary has over 1,100 buses operating throughout the city)

CTrain :

56 kilometres of track and 44 stations on two lines, the CTrain can help connect you to where you want to go

Cycling : 10 Epic Bike Paths

Park and Ride : Rent a car to visit Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise.

Activities in Calgary

Heritage Park :

Step back in time at Canada’s largest living history museum. With more than 200 exhibits and attractions spread over 127 acres of lush parkland, Heritage Park Historical Village has a lot to offer both the history buff and the pleasure seeker. It’s the perfect balance between historical fact, adventure, discovery and fun that makes our take on the tale of Western Canadian settlement so unique.

Calgary Tower :

Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor’s itinerary. On the Observation Deck you’ll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies.

Calgary Zoo :

The Calgary Zoo is home to nearly 1,000 creatures across 119 species, and is one of the city’s favourite family destinations. Operated by the Calgary Zoological Society, a not-for-profit society founded in 1929, the Calgary Zoo is one of just five zoos in Canada accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.