Calgary is a cosmopolitan Alberta city with numerous skyscrapers. This city still steeped in the western culture and earned the nickname “Cowtown”. You can see Calgary festivals, mountains, parks and many more things. Here are some places that will fulfill your journey in Calgary.
The ten-day Calgary Stampede is the highlight of Calgary summer. It is also restrain the Alberta city’s reputation as a cowboy town. This well-known rodeo held in July includes pancake breakfast and all type of cowboy style entertainment. In this festival Calgary people wear brightly colored Stetsons and blue jeans.
Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey
Privately owned and luxuriously appointed “Rocky Mountaineer” runs between Calgary and Vancouver. Cutting westward on the historic Canadian Pacific line, through the soaring mountain wall. You can enjoy the view of the snow-capped. Other highlights on this mountainous include kicking horse pass, Lake Louise and Rogers pass.
Calgary Zoo and Prehistoric Park
Calgary zoo sits on St. George’s Island in the Bow River and it was founded in 1912. The zoo is a home of many threatened species and rare animals. Spring is the fun time of this zoo as people can see the newborn animals here.
With dozens of lively costumed interpreters and reconstructed historical buildings from four different times, Heritage Park in Calgary is a typical village from the pioneering period. The village is located near Glenmore Reservoir, which is popular for rowing enthusiasts, sailing and canoeing.
Prince’s Island Park
Set on an Island in the Bow River, Prince’s Island Park is a large green space in downtown Calgary. The park is adjoining to Eau Claire Market and tourists make a joint visit to these two amazing attractions. During the summer months the park offers outdoor concerts and plays and also offers biking and walking areas.Publisher: Fadiyah Sameh