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#1 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Equestrian Trails; Sports Complexes; Horseback Riding Stables
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#2 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of... more » Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955 and is one of North America’s finest and most versatile livemusic ensembles. A repertoire that is extensive and broad in scope consistently attracts acclaimed guest artists and conductors. From classical giants to rock and roll hits and family favourites, the CPO offers an average of 65 concerts per Season designed to fit all musical tastes. « less
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#3 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Historic Sites

Introduction Heritage Park Historical Village is designed to give visitors a taste of the past. Covering 127 acres of land next to Calgary's beautiful Glenmore Reservoir,  it is a... more »

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#4 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Military Museums
Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm... more » Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War ship's wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench, and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force, and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Youth 7-17 $4, Family $20, Children 6 and under are free. Free admission for veterans and Canadian Forces personnel. Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Weekends & Statutory Holidays 9:30 AM to 4 PM. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. TMM is a Canadian Forces tri-service history, heritage, art, research, and educational institution. It is composed of the following organizations: * Naval Museum of Alberta * Army Museum of Alberta * Air Force Museum of Alberta * Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Museum * Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives * The King's Own Calgary Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) Museum * The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Museum and Archives * The University of Calgary Military Museums Library and Archives. The Museum of the Regiments was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June 1990. The Queen Elizabeth II Atrium was dedicated to Her Majesty during the visit of Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh on 25 May 2005. The Military Museums was renamed “The Military Museums” (TMM) by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex during the visit of Her Royal Highness on 3 June 2006.TMM’s $18.5 million capital expansion and renovation has seen the facility grow from 52,000 sq ft to 104,000 sq ft, making it the second largest military museum in Canada. The expanded facility is now tri-service and includes the relocated Naval Museum of Alberta and the newly-created Air Force Museum of Alberta.TMM’s education programs are tied in with Alberta’s provincial education curriculum and have won both provincial and national awards of excellence. « less
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#5 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields

Stampede Park is best known as the location for the main events of the huge 10-day Calgary Exhibition and Stampede (or Calgary Stampede for short): the rodeo, chuckwagon races... more »

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#6 of 223 in Calgary
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
One of the largest urban wildernesses in the world, with over 54 miles of trails for hiking, biking and running.
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#7 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails

Calgary has a very extensive system of pathways (multi-purpose) and bikeways (bicycles only). In 2007, a local CBC radio show named Calgary pathways as one of the "Seven Wonders... more »

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#8 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Zoos; Parks; Gardens
Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a... more » Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a Prehistoric Park for dinosaur lovers. Open year round, it is never the same trip twice! Penguin Plunge opens February of 2012! « less
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#9 of 223 in Calgary
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Islands
This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing stressed-out urbanites opportunities to bike, hike and fish.
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#10 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Bodies of Water
This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers and bicyclers.
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#11 of 223 in Calgary
Category: History Museums; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Glenbow's vision is for more people to experience art and culture more often. We aim to provide visitors with a new kind of... more » Owner description: Glenbow's vision is for more people to experience art and culture more often. We aim to provide visitors with a new kind of art museum experience. Glenbow showcases world-renowned travelling and permanent exhibitions that are meaningful to many diverse groups in our community, boasts the largest art collection in Western Canada and provides access and care to our collections. Glenbow also tells the story of Southern Alberta and the West to thousands of visitors to our city each year through permanent exhibitions on our third floor. Glenbow is a member-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental arts and culture organization located in the heart of Calgary's cultural district. « less
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#12 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Theaters
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#13 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#14 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails
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#15 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#16 of 223 in Calgary
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#17 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks

Nose Hill Park is a Natural Environment park that covers  2,784 acres (11,267 hectacres) of mostly grassland, and wasn't protected until the 1980's, in the 1940's development of... more »

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#18 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Talisman Centre is a world class sport and fitness facility that inspires individuals and teams to achieve their goals and... more » Owner description: Talisman Centre is a world class sport and fitness facility that inspires individuals and teams to achieve their goals and dreams through innovation, expertise and passion.As the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, Talisman Centre enables all Calgarians at any age, at any skill level and within almost any sports activity to train for excellence, compete with champions and play hard all under one roof. « less
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#19 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Sports Complexes; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Health Clubs
Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
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#20 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Museums
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#21 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Theaters
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#22 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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#23 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Malls; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

Stephen Avenue Walk is an historic downtown pedestrian mall which is one of the few National Historic Districts within Canada. Many of the well-preserved buildings date to the... more »

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#24 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks
A recreational park offering picnic tables, tennis courts and beautiful landscape.
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#25 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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#26 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any... more » Owner description: Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies. « less
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#27 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks
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#28 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Parks
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#29 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Neighborhoods
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#30 of 223 in Calgary
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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