Calgary is one of Canada’s up-and-coming holidaying destinations. It provides an exciting base from which to explore the city as well as the surrounding area that boasts some of the best natural scenery in Canada.
The city lies approximately 50 miles east of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, in the prairies of Canada and as such the climate of the city is a mix inbetween that of the cold air of the Rockies and the dry air of the prairies that creates a continental climate in the summer and a cold climate in the winter. Of course, it is a famed host of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games and it attracts many through the legacy left behind, including the excellent sports facilities.
Calgary is also famed for its cultural landmarks such as the historic Fort Calgary and Calgary Tower, which is one of Canada’s tallest buildings standing at 200m. Of course there is the annual Calgary Stampede held in July, which is one of North America’s biggest and most popular festivals and also give you the chance to sample traditional rodeo riding, Canadian style.
There is so for tourists to enjoy in this glorious city, with numerous sporting activities such as skiing and snowboarding in the winter, there are also excellent hiking and biking trails. Filled with green spaces, and with the impressive Banff National Park close-by, there is the perfect opportunity to experience the Canadian wilderness surrounded by forestry and the great outdoors, something that Canada is famous for.
One of Canada’s emerging holidaying destinations, the city of Calgary provides something truly different to your traditional city breaks.
Nearby is the spectacular Banff National Park where you can sample Canada’s great outdoors filled with lush forest and numerous outdoor activities that make Canada the country that it is. There is a host of sporting activities that can be undertaken, a legacy carried on from Calgary’s 1988 Winter Olympic staging.
There are also marvellous museums as well as some delightful inner city green spaces for you to enjoy. It’s easy to see why so many holidaymakers are choosing Calgary as their Canadian destination of choice.
Popular Attractions in Calgary
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