ATTRACTIONS AROUND CALGARY
Provincial Parks - With its vast forests, pristine lakes, wide open
prairies and the magnificent Rocky Mountains, the province of Alberta
contains a diversity of natural landscapes that few other places can
and Sandy Cross Conservation Area - The Ann and Sandy Cross
Conservation Area is dedicated to protecting habitat and providing space
for native wildlife in Areas located just outside the south-western city
limits (Lake Mckenzie, Shawnessy, Sundance) of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
- Banff National
Park - Canada´s first national park. Close to Lake Louise, Calgary,
Beautiful Real Estate and Landscapes.
- Calaway Park - Western
Canada´s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. Nestled in the foothills
of the majestic Canadian Rockies only 10 km west of the city limits of
Calgary Alberta on the Trans Canada Highway.
- Calgary Aero
Space Museum - The Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary is
dedicated to creating a world class aviation museum. It offers
educational, cultural and recreational facilities, featuring the
development of aviation in Western Canada; past, present and future. The
museum focuses on the achievements of Calgarians and Albertans in the
field of aviation in war and peace.
Convention and Visitors Bureau - Welcome to Calgary and the Canadian
Rockies. This site is dedicated to the traveller and travel planner who
are looking for resource material and information about this beautiful
city and the surrounding area.
Exhibition and Stampede - The seed that was to grow into the world
renowned Calgary Exhibition and Stampede was planted in the fertile soil
at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers in the year 1884. Now one
of the Worlds Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.
Parks & Recreation - Calgary Parks & Recreation maintains
close to 6600 hectares of park land at more than 2700 locations!
Calgary´s natural areas are popular spots for observing birds and
- Calgary Science
Centre - Join the Calgary Science Centre in a world of discovery and
imagination! See some of the world´s finest interactive science displays
and exhibits, including unique and exciting feature exhibits, from
around the world, in Calgary for a limited time only.
- Calgary Tower -
Though now 30 years old, the Calgary Tower is still the 3rd tallest
structure in the city and a must see on any tourist´s itinerary.
Throughout the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, an Olympic Torch burned
non-stop at the top of the Tower.
- Calgary Winter
Festival - Showcasing Calgary's arts, cultural and sporting
activities. Providing all residents and visitors to Calgary
opportunities to celebrate winter in their communities and throughout
the city. Encouraging Calgarians to take ownership in developing the
well being of their communities. Fostering support of Calgary
businesses, organizations and associations, by positioning ourselves as
partners in the economic development of our community.
- Calgary Zoo, Botanical
Garden and Prehistoric Park. - Welcome to the Calgary Zoo, Botanical
Garden and Prehistoric Park in Alberta, Canada. We´re located east of
the downtown area at the Memorial Drive/Deerfoot Trail interchange. It´s
easy to reach us via roads, rapid transit (C-train)or the river valley
pathways. You can visit us 365 days of the year!
- Canada Olympic
Park - Canada Olympic Park is the premiere site of the XV Olympic
Winter Games where Bobsledding, Luge, Ski Jumping and Freestyle events
took place. Now a year-round sport and tourist attraction, Canada
Olympic Park is one of Canada´s most popular group tour destinations.
- Discover Alberta -
Alberta is a world class tourism destination. Enjoy the Alberta Rockies
by visiting the mountain towns of Banff, Canmore and Jasper or savour
the Alberta foothills from within Kananaskis Country or Waterton Lakes
- Discover Banff -
Situated in the heart of world renowned Banff National Park in the
Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff is home to breathtaking natural
landscape and is just a short trip to world famous Lake Louise, Canmore
and Yoho National Park. Skiing, mountain climbing, hiking, cycling, and
wildlife viewing are just a few of the activities you can enjoy amongst
the dramatic peaks of Canada´s Rocky Mountains.
- Discover Calgary -
Calgary is just minutes away from world class skiing and hiking in the
majestic Rocky Mountains, outstanding camping and golf in Kananaskis
Country and the beautiful scenery of Banff National Park. Calgary is
also home to the world famous Calgary Stampede and Exhibition.
- Drumheller - The
spectacular Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology is the most popular in
North America, while scientists from around the globe use its
unparalleled research facility. With leading modelling technology, fibre
optics and computer wizardry, we have created a cultural experience of
- Energeum - The Energeum
is Alberta´s liveliest energy visitor centre. Experience the story of
Alberta´s energy resources - oil, natural gas, coal, oil sands,
hydroelectricity and alternate energy - through fun, hands-on displays,
scale models, videos, and computer games.
- Fort Calgary
Historic Park - In 1988 development of an exciting new gallery
called Street of Dreams will focus visitor attention on a streetscape of
Calgary during the first three decades of the twentieth century. This
gallery, when viewed in conjunction with the 1997 exhibit renovations,
will enhance and expand the Calgary story from the NorthWest Mounted
Police arrival in 1875 to the City of Calgary in the 1930´s.
- Glenbow Museum -
Western Canada´s foremost centre of history and art. Located in Calgary,
Alberta, in the Heart of Downtown Calgary, Close to Olympic Plaza.
Buffalo Jump. - Hours of Operation for Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump,
Near Fort Macleod, Alberta.
- Heritage Park - At
Heritage Park, you can. Strolling through our 1910 town, you might catch
some good old-fashioned gossip at the bakery or livery stable. Hear a
suffragist speak about the newly founded women´s movement. Ride an
antique ferris wheel. Or thrill as a massive steam locomotive rumbles
- Nanton Air Museum
- Operates the Nanton Lancaster Society Air Museum in Nanton, Alberta, a
community of 1700 people 65 km south of Calgary. A member of the Alberta
Museums Association, the Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association,
and the Canadian Aviation Historical Society.
- Naval Museum of
Alberta - A fantastic collection of naval artifacts including three
RCN fighter aircraft which flew on the decks of HMCS Warrior,
Magnificent and Bonaventure.
- Nickle Arts
Museum - Located on The University of Calgary Campus, The Nickle
Arts Museum (NAM) was founded in 1979 with a generous donation by Mr.
Samuel C. Nickle, matched by a grant from The Province of Alberta.
- Royal Tyrrell
Museum - The Royal Tyrrell Museum Cooperating Society is a
non-profit society funded to support the scientific, education,
recreational and public operations of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of
Meadows Equestrian Centre - Spruce Meadows is located in the
foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies. This picturesque complex has
captivated the worldwide audience of the sport of show jumping. There is
no other place like it.
- West Edmonton
Mall - West Edmonton Mall provides several themed parks and
attractions! Nowhere else in the world can you experience so many
attractions all under one roof!
- Whyte Museum - To
assist in educational, cultural and aesthetic pursuits connected with
the Canadian Rockies through the collection, preservation, study,
exhibition and interpretation of cultural resources from the Canadian
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