Calgary, AB, Canada
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Calgary, a cosmopolitan Alberta city with numerous skyscrapers, owes its rapid growth to its status as the centre of Canada’s oil industry. However, it’s still steeped in the western culture that earned it the nickname “Cowtown,” evident in the Calgary Stampede, its massive July rodeo and festival that grew out of the farming exhibitions once presented here.

What to do in Calgary?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Calgary. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring Downtown Calgary

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Calgary Tower. Enjoy the panoramic views of the city and the Rocky Mountains. Head to the Glenbow Museum, which showcases art and culture with over a million objects in its collection.

Afternoon

Visit the famous Stephen Avenue Walk, a pedestrian mall known for its historic buildings, fashion, and dining. Stop by the CORE Shopping Centre for a bit of retail therapy.

Evening

Head to Prince's Island Park, a beautiful green space in the heart of the city. Enjoy a leisurely stroll and end your day with a delicious meal at one of the nearby restaurants.


Day 2: A Day of Adventure and Nature

Morning

Visit the Calgary Zoo, home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world. Next, head to the TELUS Spark, a science museum with interactive exhibits, multimedia presentations, and educational demonstrations.

Afternoon

Explore Fish Creek Provincial Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America. Enjoy hiking, bird watching, or a picnic amidst nature.

Evening

Visit the Eau Claire Market, a vibrant shopping centre with unique stores, food options, and a cinema. End your day with a movie or simply enjoy the lively atmosphere.


Day 3: Exploring the Surroundings of Calgary

Full Day

Take a day trip to Banff National Park, just a short drive from Calgary. Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery, take a dip in the hot springs, or explore the charming town of Banff. Don't miss the chance to take a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain for breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies.


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