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Set dramatically between prairies and peaks, a youthful city buzzing with vitality, Calgary in southern Alberta, is a chic metropolis known for its western hospitality, lively music events and outdoor festivals, classic and quirky arts scene and innovative chef-driven culinary experiences.
This is a place where people work hard and play hard. Walk, run or bike along North America’s most extensive urban pathway system. Shop in any number of eclectic neighbourhoods or visit
WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park – home to the 1988 Winter Olympics and North America’s fastest zipline or Heritage Park Historical Village Canada’s largest living history museum. Ride an authentic steam train and take a cruise on a paddlewheeler.
Every July the Calgary Stampede honours Calgary’s history with 10 days of genuine western spirit embraced by the entire city. Learn about First Nations traditions at Indian Village, feel the thunder of the chuckwagon races and watch competitors vie for the richest rodeo prizes in the world. It’s a bucket list event.
Surrounded by incomparable natural beauty, Calgary is a place where you can explore the magic of the Canadian Rockies or the mystery of the badlands by day, or visit one of four UNESCO world heritage sites and be back in time for dinner, making it the perfect inclusion to any Alberta adventure.