There are lots of things to do in Calgary, Canada, whether you are travelling for business or leisure. Our hotel is near Deerfoot Trail, a major highway with easy access to popular tourist areas such as the Calgary Zoo, CrossIron Mills mall, and the Calgary Stampede. There are lots of fun things to do in downtown Calgary in the summer, such as Country Thunder music festival and Globalfest which fills the night with fireworks. Our hotel is also close by to the Scotiabank Saddledome for Canada’s favourite game and cheer on the Calgary Flames. The Saddledome is one of the oldest arenas in the NHL and is rich with Canadian charm. Ask our friendly front desk what the locals are doing and what's worth checking out in the area!
Visit Canada’s largest living history experience at Heritage Park. Visit the bustling Heritage Town Square for unique shops, restaurants, and Gasoline Alley Museum with the world’s largest public collection of antique vehicles from the 1930s, ’40s and ‘50s. The 1900s Living Historical Village, 1880s Pre-Railway Settlement, and 1860s Fur Trading Fort and First Nations Encampment bring interactive exhibits to the next level with hundreds of working antiques and costumed interpreters inside historic buildings.
For those travelling on business, the Global Petroleum Show is the largest oil and gas exhibition in Canada, held right in Stampede Park. Calgary is a leader in the energy field in Canada and draws 50,000 leaders and influencers to this technology exhibition.
It’s hard to visit Calgary and spend all day indoors with so much breathtaking scenery around you. Waterton National Park is the first world’s International Peace Park. Come to look for bighorn sheep at Cameron Lake or have a traditional English tea with a view. If you’re looking to camp in the great outdoors, Calgary borders on the UNESCO Canadian Rocky Mountain World Heritage Site. Come explore Yoho National Park, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and Banff National Park. You will need to purchase a Daily or Annual Parks Canada Passes to enter national parks and national historic sites of Canada. There are so many fun things to do while you’re staying at our hotel in Calgary!
Experience a day of family fun at Calaway Park, Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park! Explore 32 rides such as the new log ride, Timber Falls, which has three high velocity drops through the Timber Falls Sawmill. Calaway Park also has a 3D theatre, tasty treats and live entertainment! Find out more about our Stay & Play package for families looking to save!
Explore Calgary’s favourite science museum with interactive exhibits, hands on activities, and planetarium shows in the HD Digital Dome Theatre. Learning has never been more fun with feature programs like Energy & Innovation, Being Human, and Open Studio where you can learn how to use technology in art.
The Creative Kids Museum has a water play structure and crawling track for children under age nine. For those interested in learning more, Adult Night is the perfect occasion to explore the exhibits without kids and with a beverage. Spend the day at Telus Spark and engage with science!
Come visit 800 animals at an internationally recognized zoo. The Calgary Zoo is dedicated to conservation research and is operated by Alberta’s oldest registered charity, the Calgary Zoological Society. The zoo is open 364 days a year, and closed only Christmas Day. Come see the majestic giraffes, coiled Malagasy tree boas, and komodo dragons.