Witness the views from Calgary Tower
Calgary Tower stands 191 meters above sea level and it offers tremendous views of the city. Visitors love the 360-degree observation deck, where you’ll find views of the Rocky Mountains, the city skyline, the foothills, and so much more. In addition, it’s an excellent place to observe the city after smoking or eating some excellent cannabis.
See the wildlife at the Calgary Zoo
Do you love seeing a vast array of wildlife? If so, you must check out Calgary Zoo. You’ll find the zoo just east of the city, and it’s home to pandas, penguins, and various marine animals. There’s a total of over 1,000 animals within the zoo, and it’s the perfect place to learn about animals. It’s also Canada’s busiest zoo and has won the traveller’s choice awards.
Explore the Calgary Olympic Park
Calgary hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1988, and today it’s home to various fun activities for families and friends. You can ski, snowboard, bobsleigh, and skate here. In addition, during the summer months, you can zipline, luge, and play mini-golf.
Take a day trip to the Dinosaur Provincial Park
If you’re willing to take a 2.5-hour day trip, you’ll find the Dinosaur Provincial Park. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it’s home to excellent hikes, camping spots, and it’s also one of the world’s biggest sources of dinosaur fossils.
Enjoy the Calgary Stampede
People often refer to Calgary as the cowtown, and that’s because of the famous Calgary Stampede. The event is annual and attracts thousands of people. Furthermore, the event spans over 10 days and includes rodeo events and chuckwagon races.