Calgary is just a 90 minute stunning car ride away from the Canadian Rockies town of Banff. As a major urban centre for the province of Alberta there are plenty of things to see and do and worthy of a visit if you have time. Also known as Cowtown for its rich history in agriculture and farming and the annual famous Calgary Stampede. Today Calgary enjoys a diverse population which is reflected throughout the city through food, art, fashion, theatre, film, festivals and cultural celebrations.
Calgary AccommodationAs the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and the major urban centre for the province of Alberta, Calgary offers a vast amount of hotel choices. Here are our recommendations for a great stay.
things to doIf you have some spare time to add before or after your Rockies adventure then Calgary is a great place to visit in Winter. Here are some great local attractions worth a look.