Aero Space Museum of Calgary

  • Address: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8A5
  • Distance from Hotel: 20min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00am-4:00pm daily
  • Website
  • Cost: $13.00

Who doesn’t wish they could fly? Discover Canada’s aviation adventure and enjoy seeing aircraft up close while hearing the roar of a modern jet overhead. Everything from Canada’s first powered aircraft to the majestic “Queen of the Sky” Lancaster are on display in a historic Second World War drill hall and outdoor hangar.


Bow Habitat Station

  • Address: 1440-17A Street SE (Pearce Estate Park), Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4T9
  • Distance from Hotel: 15min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00am-4:00pm Tuesday-Saturday
  • Website
  • Cost: $10.00 entry, extra costs for hatchery tour and feeding

Discover Alberta’s fish, wildlife and aquatic ecosystems at Bow Habitat Station. Whether you’re a small fry or over the gill, there’s year-round fun for the whole family. Look into the eyes of a variety of fish species in our Discovery Centre aquariums; feed thousands of trout on a tour of our Fish Hatchery; test your luck fishing in our Trout Pond (May 15-Oct 31); or take a stroll along the trails of our Interpretive Wetland. The experience will leave you hooked!


Calgary Tower

  • Address: 101-9 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 1J9
  • Distance from Hotel: 15min walk, 10min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am-9:00pm daily
  • Website
  • Cost: $18.00

Start your Calgary adventure 525 feet in the air! Rising from the downtown core, the Calgary Tower is a must-see for any visitor. On the observation deck, experience a 360° panoramic view of the bustling city, the foothills and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Stand on the amazing glass floor for a birds-eye view of the streets below.

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  • Address: 169 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary, AB, T3B 6B7
  • Distance from Hotel: 20min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00am-5:00pm daily
  • Website
  • Cost: $12.00

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 galleries, more than 52 hands-on interactive experiences and a collection of more than 95,000 artefacts. It is a place of honour for the 605 inducted sport legends and the 65 sports they represent. Our mission is to share the stories of the achievements of our inducted Honoured Members so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Spanning nearly 150 years of Canadian sport history, there is something fun, educational and inspiring for people of all ages.

Glenbow Museum

  • Address: 130 - 9 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0P3
  • Distance from Hotel: 20min walk, 10min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00pm-5:00pm Sunday
  • Cost: $16.00

As a key cultural cornerstone in Calgary for 50 years, Glenbow has surprised and engaged generations of Albertans and visitors to the province with remarkable connections between art, culture and the world around us. 

Glenbow's collection represents Western Canadian art and culture, both as a repository of important cultural history but also as a living record of contemporary life in this part of the world. Our collection includes over a million objects, documents, photographs and artworks, making Glenbow one of the largest museums in western Canada.

Heritage Park Historical Village

  • Address: 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2V 2X3
  • Distance from Hotel: 45min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00am - 4:30pm daily
  • Cost: $26.25

Heritage Park Historical Village first opened its gates on July 1, 1964. Since opening its doors, the Park has grown into one of Calgary’s premier tourist attractions and one of North America’s largest and most successful living history 

museums. Throughout the year, guests have the opportunity to interact with nearly 100 years of history.  Heritage Park’s exhibits span the early 1860s fur trade to the petroleum and automobile-dominated 1950s. It is the Park’s mission to preserve the history of the early West and to educate and entertain guests of all ages for many generations to come.

Skyline Luge 

  • Location: WinSport's Canada Olympic Park
  • Address: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary, AB, T3B 5R5
  • Distance from Hotel: 1hr drive
  • Hours of Operation: 1:00-7:00pm weekdays; 10:00am-7:00pm weekends
  • Cost: $15.00-32.00

Looking for Calgary attractions with a unique twist? The Luge is a unique wheeled gravity ride that provides riders full control over their descent on a purpose built track. Experience 1.8 kilometres (5905 feet) of twists and turns dropping over 100 metres (328 feet) in its course. It’s the world’s longest Luge track yet!

Sled Island

  • Saturday, June 21 - Sunday, June 25, 2017 
  • Venue: Various
  • Website
  • Cost: Various

Since 2007, Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have fused with Calgary's youthful energy to produce a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of over 250 bands, comedians, filmmakers and artists as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 35 venues, transforming the city into an arts lover's paradise that has earned rave reviews from artists, fans and media from across the globe.

Studio Bell - National Music Centre

  • Address: 134 11 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0X5
  • Distance from Hotel: 20min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00am-5:00pm Wednesday-Sunday
  • Website
  • Cost: $18.00

You won’t want to miss the opening of Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, this summer! Explore five floors of exhibitions that tell the story of music in Canada, celebrate music icons in the Canadian Halls of Fame, rock out with our interactive instrument installations and sing along in our sound booths! Make sure to check out the restored King Eddy Hotel and take a peek at the famed Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.


Calgary Zoo

  • Address: 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 7V6
  • Distance from Hotel: 30min drive
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am-5:00pm daily
  • Website
  • Cost: $23.00-$24.95

The Calgary Zoo is often cited by travelers as one of the best zoos in North America. Hosting 1.457 million guests in 2012, Calgary was the most visited zoo in Canada. The zoo is Calgary’s top tourist attraction. Each year 50% of the zoo’s visitors are from outside Calgary (half of those are from outside Alberta), creating a massive year-round benefit for local hotels, restaurants and retail stores. 

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