Places to Visit & Things to Do - Calgary

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »

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25 Places to Go Camping in and Around Calgary

You do not need to drive much distance to find beautiful, scenic, or unique campsites around Calgary. To the west of Calgary, the highways are dotted with… Read more »

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Alberta Parks’ 2021 Campsite Reservations to Open on March 4

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 5, 2021 for comfort camping, March 4 for individual campsites.

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Game Day Specials: 25 Calgary Restaurants to Order Game Day Food

Bring the arena experience to your living room this NHL/NFL season. While we may not be able to get together at the Red Mile, at bars and restaurants, or in large groups as we normally do, we can still eat well. Below are a number of Calgary pubs and restaurants offering Calgary Flames/NFL game day specials or perfect game day snacks.

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Outdoor Date Ideas During Winter in Calgary

The winter season may be cooler and darker than other times of the year, but with the right mindset, there are plenty of couple-friendly activities to enjoy. With a little creativity and open-mindedness, you and your partner can get outside and truly enjoy the beautiful winter season ahead in Calgary.

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13 Frozen Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Calgary During Winter

Spend a sunny winter day outdoors and use the opportunity to see some of the most stunning frozen waterfalls in and around Calgary (within 2 hours) and remember to bundle up and wear reliable hiking shoes when you go.

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Where to Go Snow Tubing in Alberta

We are known for winter fun in Alberta: skiing and snowboarding, skating, hockey, tobogganing, and multiple places across the province offer snow tubing! This unique and thrilling… Read more »

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Places to Order Christmas Dinner Take-Out in Calgary

There are plenty of options in Calgary for a delicious festive Christmas dinner for your immediate family only Christmas celebration during these trying times. Support local and choose from one of these take-home Christmas dinners from local restaurants and caterers’ kitchens.

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15 Places to See Night Lights in Calgary

When the sun sets, the night lights begin. From bridges to buildings, some of these art displays light up the night year-round for Calgarians.

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Outdoor Winter Activities in and Around Calgary for Kids & Adults

There’s so much to do in and around Calgary during winter. From downhill skiing to finding the best viewpoints of the city, you’re sure to find something to do this winter in Calgary. Make the most of it with these outdoor activities during these short sunny days of winter.

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15 Things to Do During Winter in Waterton Lakes National Park

During the winter months, you will find you have the glorious outdoors of Waterton Lakes National Park practically to yourself. Phenomenal vistas, adventures, animals and experiences await you here. Step away from the busy places and head south to find some peace and quiet amidst the sparkling, snow-covered scenery of Waterton.

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15 Places to Go On a Winter Walk in Calgary

Calgary is home to some of the largest urban parks in all of Canada. Even the winter weather can’t stop Calgarians from enjoying the beautiful nature of their city. Here are some of the best places to enjoy a walk in the snow.

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17 Local Shops for Unique Christmas & Holiday Gifts in Calgary

Supporting local has never been more important than now. When you are thinking of gifts for everyone on your list make sure to check out these 17… Read more »

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Polar Express™ and Santa Trains in Alberta

Relive the magical story of the motion picture THE POLAR EXPRESS™ or enjoy a visit from Santa as you and your loved ones take a ride on the… Read more »

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12 Places to Find Spookiest Halloween Treats in Calgary

Trick or Treat… Spooky and Creepy… but mostly delicious treats for Halloween. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party or just want to enjoy some treats from some local shops to celebrate the holiday. Here are 12 places where you’ll find some spooky treats from some of the fantastic local shops in Calgary. Indulge in the season and your sweet tooth.

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This Cartoon Tunnel in Calgary’s Nose Hill Park by a Local Artist is the Perfect Place For All Those Who are Kids at Heart

The year is almost coming to an end with many COVID-19 restrictions still in place and it’s incredibly boring. You’ve tried to keep your kids entertained for… Read more »

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Restaurants in Calgary With Turkey to Go, Dinner Takeout, and Dine-In Offers – 2020 Thanksgiving

Amid the craziness of the past few months, Fall has arrived, and Thanksgiving has come right along with it. We know it can be challenging, especially with… Read more »

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Haunted Houses & Attractions in Calgary

Where you go for the creepiest and scariest Halloween Adventures in Calgary!

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Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

The Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) is a famous driving route in Alberta that takes you from the town of Mayerthorpe (90 minutes from Edmonton), south to Lundbreck,… Read more »

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15 Scenic Road Trips / Drives in Alberta

Alberta is one of the perfect provinces for travelling, especially if you are looking for a pretty drive to keep you entertained. Of course, driving through the… Read more »

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25 Unique Museums You Should Visit in Alberta

Alberta is home to an astounding number of museums, ranging from tiny sites to museums based on specific items, such as tractors and carriages. As well, the province boasts some of the most unusual museums in the country, including the famous Gopher Museum and the weird Museum of Fear and Wonder.

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50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.

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Top Things to Do in Sundre

Located in the Mountain View County, approximately 90 minutes northwest of Calgary and 70 minutes northwest of Red Deer, Sundre makes for an ideal day trip destination… Read more »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness World Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »