Calgary, Canada is the largest city in the province of Alberta. This sprawling western city is located 294 km (183 miles) south of the Alberta capital city of Edmonton. Calgary, Canada is situated in the sunny southern half of this largely resource and agriculture based province.
Downtown Calgary, Canada has a cosmopolitan feel with an eclectic mix of bars and restaurants. Calgary, Canada boasts many parks including the Heritage Park Historical Village which depicts life in pre-1914 Calgary, Canada. You will also find Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Canada’s Olympic Park. Boasting a "wild west" heritage including ranching, cattle and horses, Calgary, Canada is also home to Spruce Meadows, one of Western Canada’s most renowned equestrian and show jumping venues.
Calgary, Canada is a popular destination for those wanting to explore nearby Rocky Mountain recreational opportunities. Banff, Canada’s oldest national park; is a short drive away and is a popular "must see" tourist destination for visitors to Calgary, Canada. Nearby Kananaskis Country offers world class cross country skiing in winter and wilderness hiking, camping and fishing in summer.
From sleek urban restaurants and sophisticated shopping boutiques to Canadian wilderness, wildlife and outdoor sports, Calgary, Canada has something for everyone!