Are you looking to visit a thriving, but nature-oriented Canadian city on your next vacation? Situation between the Bow and Elbow rivers and near the Canadian Rockies, Calgary is the perfect choice. Located in the Canadian province of Alberta, the city offers many wintertime activities and outdoor attractions for the warmer months. With many Calgary hotels available throughout the year, your trip can start as soon as you want it to!
Fun for Sports Enthusiasts
Situated just 50 miles east of the Canadian Rockies, this city is home to some great winter weather which makes for perfect skiing, snowboarding, and sledding terrain. In fact, Calgary hosted the 1988 Winter Olympic Games! How often do you get to test your skills on former Olympic courses? Many hotels in Calgary offer shuttle services to and from the lifts in the winter months. Calgary is also home to some of the best summer activities such as mountain biking and ziplining across the crests that were formerly covered with snow. Whether you booked a hotel in town or are staying at one of the hotels near Calgary International Airport, head on over to Heritage Park and experience some Wild West excitement.
Food and Dining
Calgary offers amazing dining options for those looking to chow down on their vacation. Many trendy and delicious restaurants are popping up along 17th Avenue in the Southwest quadrant of the city, including high-end Italian fare, artisanal cheese shops, and tapas bars. From May to October, Calgary offers the Calgary Farmer's Market stocked full of fresh produce and even game meats like bison and deer.
From skiing to enjoying a day in the sunshine, Calgary offers visitors four seasons of fun. With tons of 4 star Calgary hotels to choose from, you can be sure to find a great place to rest your head. Travelocity is here to help you make the most of your vacation with some great deals on Calgary hotels. You'll be hitting the slopes before you know it!