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General Links for Visitors to Calgary
The Calgary International Airport
offers live flight times and updates, traveller info, news, advisories, and parking information.
- Hotels and Attractions
is your guide to hotels and attractions in Calgary. Find hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, hostels, resorts, spas, and more.
- Where Calgary
offers a guide to Calgary’s dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation.
- Discover Calgary
offers information about Calgary, Alberta. Find restaurants, events, shopping, hotels, and more.
You’ll notice that most attractions are within walking distance.
You can get along without a vehicle quite easily.
So if you plan on renting a vehicle at some point in your journey, wait until you spend a couple days in Calgary on foot.
Walking is by far the best way to see the city.
- Fort Calgary
— 5-minute walk —
is where Calgary began!
The Fort has been reconstructed using materials and techniques that were current back in the late 1800s.
- Downtown Calgary
offers information about events, attractions, shopping and restaurants in the downtown core.
- Calgary Tower
— on Stephen (8th) Avenue Mall —
is a soaring tower which offers a spectacular 360° view of the foothills and Rocky Mountains from a glass-floored observation deck and a revolving restaurant.
- TELUS Convention Centre
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
is a convention centre in downtown Calgary.
- Glenblow Museum
offers a list of current exhibitions and events.
- Olympic Plaza
was built in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games in Calgary as the site of the medal presentation ceremonies.
It now hosts many special events and festivals throughout the year.
It is also a wonderful place to sit and enjoy your lunch during the noon hour.
- Chinatown Calgary
— 15 to 20-minute walk through Fort Calgary —
is a bustling, distinctive neighbourhood visited for its array of authentic restaurants, unexpected small shops and cultural charm.
- Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede
— 5-minute walk —
is the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.
- Scotiabank Saddledome
— 5-minute walk —
hockey, concerts, exhibitions.
- Calgary Zoo
The Calgary Zoo
— 20-minute walk —
is home to nearly 1,000 different animals from over 100 unique species.
- Eau Claire Market
The Eau Claire Market
— 35-minute walk following the Bow River pathway —
hosts an eclectic assortment of specialty shops, boutiques and restaurants.
- Heritage Park
Heritage Park Historical Village
— 20-minute drive/45 minutes (train and bus)—
is a living history museum featuring life from the 1860s to the 1950s.
- Canada Olympic Park
WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park
— 20-minute drive/45 minutes (train and bus) —
is a ski hill.
In the summer, the park offers mountain biking, summer festivals, ski jumping training, zip-lining and summer camps.
Calgary Districts of Interest
Calgary has a number of walkable shopping districts with boutiques, quaint shops, chic fashions and numerous hidden treasures waiting to be found.
— 10-minute walk —
is Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood having been established adjacent to Fort Calgary in 1875.
Inglewood boasts many interesting shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.
The community is also home to the Calgary Zoo, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Bow Habitat Station, Inglewood Wildlands Park and the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery.
- Victoria Crossing
is an up-and-coming revitalized shopping area south of downtown core.
- 17th Avenue
stretches from 2 Street SE to 14 Street SW.
It is the perfect place to shop, dine and enjoy a night out.
- Fourth Street
runs from 12 Ave SW to 26 Ave SW.
It is a bustling avenue of shops, restaurants, amenities and bars.
- Kenzington Village
is located just off the Sunnyside LRT Station and walking distance from downtown.
Kenzington offers 270 unique shops, restaurants and services.