Top 10 Places to Visit in Calgary
Are you planning a vacation with your family to Calgary? If your answer is yes and you have not made up your mind where you plan to visit and what to do when you arrive there then continue to read this article for the top ten things to do while you are in Calgary.
Heritage Park- this attraction is saturated in history. The village is a replication of the early settlements in Western Canada which was developed during the 1800s. The area covers just over 127 acres and is located next to the Calgary Glenmore Reservoir. If your looking for an attraction that the family will love then this should be your first choice.
Calgary Zoo- if your looking for a zoo that has a wide variety of animals the Calgary zoo has well over 1000 different animals. They are from different countries all over the world. Attractions at the zoo that are a must see are Kamala the famous painting elephant, the Prehistoric Park, for Dinosaurs and the Botanical Gardens.
Spruce Meadows, if you're a lover of the equestrian sport then you will need to visit this facility.
Prince Island Park, this recreational Island is located at the Bow River. There is biking, hiking and fishing available. If you're from the city area you will love this recreational spot.
Stampede Park, home to the Pengrowth Saddledome which is home for the Calgary Flames. But in July each year you can join in all the attractions such as the rodeo, chuck wagon races, agricultural fair, art exhibits and sales, the Indian village and much more.
The military Museum, if you looking for a place rich in history this museum is the perfect place that displays all of the military history of Canada.
Canada Olympic Park if you love ice and skiing, luge rides, biking wall climbing and trampolining then you will adore this park.
The Aero Space Museum- for a rich history of how aviation first started in Western Canada in 1960 this is the perfect place to visit. Opening hours are 10 am to 5pm. There are many stores about the pioneers and the entire history of aviation in the area.
Glenbow Museum a Museum that is rich in both art and history. It is considered the largest in Canada and is located in Western Canada. If your looking for historical facts on just about every thing whether its tattooing, piercings and life in general, this is the place to be.
Calgary Tower for one of the most breath taking views of Calgary this is the place to be its stands just over 525 feet above the ground visitors can go to the observatory deck which has glass floors if your afraid of heights you may not want to do this.
What ever your choice is when you visit Calgary your trip to Canada will be one that is exciting and memorable. If you're from the US you will need to take along a valid passport.