Exterior view of The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre

Things to Do in Calgary

Explore the Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park & More

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Don’t just visit Calgary, experience it! That includes its fascinating attractions, exhilarating outdoor things to do, rich cultural experiences, upscale shopping at Chinook Shopping Centre and family-friendly destinations like the Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park and much, much more.  

And no hotel lets you experience the attractions and things to do in Calgary like The Glenmore Inn and Convention Centre. You’ll find our hotel to be near the best of Calgary, and our staff will be happy to make recommendations on what to see and assist with tickets, tour arrangements, transportation and just about anything else you need.

And don’t forget to visit the world famous Calgary Exhibition and Stampede.  

CF Chinook Centre

Over 250 stores, including many of your favourite names, and some unique choices you won’t find anywhere else in Calgary. With major department stores, specialty stores, CF Chinook Centre is Calgary’s premier shopping, dining & entertainment destination. (7 minutes)

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Calgary Zoo

From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo has over 1,000 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds to see a grizzly bear. (11 minutes)

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McKenzie Meadows

The bent grass greens, blue grass fairways, glistening white sand traps and shimmering waters, make McKenzie Meadows an outstanding golf experience. (12 minutes)

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Banff National Park

A visit to Canada’s first national park offers unparalleled mountain nature, beauty, waterways, adventure, and culture.  Take in the hamlet of Lake Louise or the town of Banff, both must-see destinations on any traveller’s bucket list. (1 hour 25 minutes)

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Heritage Park

Heritage Park Historical Village - Discover How the West was Once at Canada’s largest living history museum. (13 minutes)

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Calgary Stampede

From the global industrial trade and consumer shows in Calgary's largest venue, Stampede Park is an integral part of Calgary's community, culture and history. Also home to the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede each July. Come and experience The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth! 

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Calaway Park

Fabulous rides! Exhilarating entertainment! Tempting treats! Calaway Park has something for everyone! As Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park, Calaway Park has offered affordable, family-friendly fun and entertainment for over three decades. (29 minutes)

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Telus Spark Centre

TELUS Spark is a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover an interactive experience of science, technology, engineering, art and math. (11 minutes)

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Calgary Olympic Park

WinSport's Canada Olympic Park was the premiere site of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games and continues to be one of the world's leading recreation and winter sport facilities. Experience year-round activities that include public bobsleigh rides piloted by a professional, North America's fastest zip line off the 90 meter ski jump tower and 18-holes at our professionally designed mini-golf course. Also enjoy the new Skyline Luge and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. (23 minutes)

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Calgary Tower

At 1228 metres above sea level. The Calgary Tower is home to the highest 360° observation deck in the world and is your gateway to Calgary’s art, culture, entertainment and nightlife. (15 minutes)

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Scotiabank Saddledome

The Scotiabank Saddledome is Calgary’s leader for entertainment. Seating over 19,000 and over 150 events per year, it has something for everyone. It’s home to the NHL’s Calgary Flames, the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen and the NHL’S Calgary Roughnecks. It also hosts big ticket concerts, world class tournaments, ice shows, circuses, conventions and more. (14 minutes)

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