Places to go in and around Calgary

Amidst its towering tributes to the oil and gas industry, Calgary is bustling with museums, theatres,
art galleries, fine restaurants and superlative shops. Famed for its entrepreneurial spirit and youthful population, the city prides itself on being the heart of the new west while honoring its cowboy heritage — especially evident during the 10 day Calgary Stampede starting every 2nd week of July.

For a taste of our western culture and heritage, visit the nearby towns and villages of Bragg Creek, Cochrane, Black Diamond and Longview – you’ll recognize the scenery from the dozens of major feature films made here, particularly Brokeback Mountain. For more information, visit Tourism Calgary and Alberta's Kananaskis Country.

Edmonton & Area : Alberta’s capital city and international gateway lies in the geographic heart of the province and offers a diverse range of attractions and experiences including art galleries, theatres, museums, and historical sites. Visit eclectic neighbourhoods and spend some time in our spectacular river valley parks - the longest stretch of urban parkland in North America.
Known as Canada's Festival City, Edmonton hosts more than 30 festivals throughout the year that celebrate arts, culture and sports. From the internationally acclaimed folk and fringe theatre festivals, to blues, jazz, Shakespeare in the Park, and symphonies under the stars, plus events like the Rexall Indy and the Canadian Finals Rodeo, there's something for visitors of all ages and persuasions.


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