Things to do in Calgary and Canmore

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Canmore Nordic Centre (Canmore)


This Provincial Park was developed for the 1988 Olympics. It features spectacularly groomed cross-country ski trails ranging from quiet forest routes to challenging, world-class biathlon trails. Night skiing is along a 6.5 km illuminated track.

In summer, their single track mountain biking trails for rookies or experts make Canmore one of the top centres in North America. The 70 kilometres (38 miles) of mapped trails give cyclists and hikers a chance to view wildlife such as deer, bears and cougars, as well as some astounding scenery. Aside from biking, visitors looking for fun things to do near Banff, AB can participate in an 18-hole disc golf course or four orienteering courses.

Lake Minnewanka Boat Tours (Canmore)


Lake Minnewanka, the largest lake in Banff National Park and one of the most picturesque, is also the only lake that allows powerboats. Guides in three glass-enclosed tour boats entertain their visitors as they interpret the area's history, geology, flora and fauna. The company also offers charter fishing and boat rentals for those inquiring about fun things to do near Banff AB.

Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours (Canmore)


Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours are considered one of the top ten winter activities in Canada. A relationship based on respect, acceptance and family values exists between dogs and handlers. The company's attitudes, experience, and expertise in their touring, racing, and conservation endeavours make their sled dog tours unique for all.

Howling Dog Tours (Canmore)


Howling Dog Tours operating out of Canmore, promises romantic, thrill seeking adventures in a tranquil setting. Summer Kennel Tours allow you to interact with 190 Alaskan, Siberian and Seppala Huskies, as well as meet Iditarod and Yukon Quest race veteran dogs. When trying to enjoy fun things to do near Banff AB, watch up to twelve dogs run on the largest North American Dog Treadmill….forty feet long, and humanely designed to protect the dogs.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen Expeditions (Canmore)


Mad Dogs & Englishmen Expeditions besides offering summer and winter kennel tours, provides Ski-Joring clinics that combine dog sledding with skiing. Their packages range from two hour to multi-day trips, and give you the options of relaxing in the warmth of your sled, or becoming a real musher on the back.

Stewart Creek Golf Course (Canmore)


Showcasing stunning views of the Three Sisters, Cascade, Pigeon and Ha Ling Mountains, this Gary Browning–designed mountain course is consistently rated among the best golf courses in North America.

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Silvertip Golf Course (Canmore)


Nestled among 600 acres of untouched peaks, grasslands and valleys, this Les Furber-designed course offers a breathtaking round of golf and a beautiful patio for post round relaxation.

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Rockies Heli Canada (Canmore)


Rockies Heli Canada has two unique locations to serve you and provide you with the perfect heli adventure. The Canmore & Banff Base is located 30 minutes from downtown Calgary and just 15 minutes from Canmore, and offers convenience as well as some of the most beautiful views of the Canadian rocky mountains. The Jasper & Lake Louise Base is located deep in the mountains, 25 minutes from the famous Columbia Ice Fields, and offers a rustic, raw and adventurous view of the mountains.

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Calgary Zoo (Calgary)


The Calgary Zoo is the second largest zoo in Canada with more than 1000 animals from all over the world. Explore strange and wonderful creatures in exotic habitats from Africa to the Arctic. Stroll through butterfly gardens and tropical foliage. And step back to the land before time in Prehistoric Park. No visit to Calgary is complete without a visit to its world-class Zoo.

The Calgary Tower (Calgary)


Home to the world's highest elevation observation deck, the Calgary Tower provides great sightseeing, entertainment, and dining for visitors and locals alike! Great vistas of Calgary's downtown, as well as great views of the nearby Rocky Mountains. For the truly daring, a walk on the glass-bottom floor will really give you a unique view of the city!

Calgary Stampede (Calgary)


Every July, the world-famous Calgary Stampede draws millions of visitors looking to enjoy a unique rodeo and festival experience. Often called "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the event has been held since 1912 and features the world's largest rodeo, dozens of stage shows and concerts, a parade, and much more. The festivities extend outside the fairgrounds too: for the ten days of the festival the whole city comes alive in celebration. It is truly a one of a kind experience.

Telus SPARK (Calgary)


The Telus SPARK is Canada's newest science centre, with over a decade of planning and construction now complete. Brand new exhibits, temporary and travelling installations, and a domed theatre provide fun for visitors of all ages.

Canada Olympic Park / Winsport Canada (Calgary)


The spirit of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games is still very alive in Calgary, AB. Come check out Canada Olympic Park, just outside of downtown Calgary, with skiing and snowboarding, bobsled rides, summer camps, mountain biking, hockey, ziplining and more! There's an activity or adventure awaiting you year-round at Canada Olympic Park!

Calway Park (Calgary)


Come experience Western Canada's largest outdoor family amusement park! With over 32 rides, lots of attractions, entertainment, and food services - it's sure to be a blast for the whole family. Admission to the park includes unlimited rides and access to all the attractions and shows.

Heritage Park (Calgary)


Experience "How the West was Once", at Calgary's Heritage Park. Ride a steam train, visit a historic village, and meet pioneers as you journey back to Western Canada's colourful and vibrant history. Heritage Park also offers great seasonal events, as well as unique wedding and event space, too!

Glenbow Museum (Calgary)


Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artefacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada.

Cross Iron Mills Shopping Centre (Calgary)


Browse over 100 outlets and 200 stores.

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Stoneridge Mountain Resort

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30 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E9

Falcon Crest Lodge

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190 Kananaskis Way Canmore, AB T1W 3K5

Copperstone Resort

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250 2nd Avenue, Dead Man's Flats, AB T1W 2W4

Blackstone Mountain Lodge

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170 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta, Canada T1W 0A8

Hotel Clique Calgary Airport

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24 Aero Crescent., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7Y5 Canada

Applause Hotel Calgary Airport

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20 Aero Crescent NE, Calgary Alberta T2E 7Y5 Canada

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