Named the most livable city in North America by The Economist, Calgary is a city rich with beautiful landscapes and urban vibrancy, offering dynamic experiences that allow visitors endless opportunities outside your conference itinerary.
After arriving at one of the world’s most welcoming airports, downtown Calgary is a quick 20-minute drive. Easy to navigate, Calgary’s transportation network includes public transit (light rail transit and buses), taxis, car sharing, and car rentals, with over 850 kms of walking and bike paths that connect the city – the most extensive urban pathway system in North America!
A true four-season destination, Calgarians enjoy the great outdoors with activities from river rafting through the downtown in the summer to snowboarding in the city at Winsport Canada, the location of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
With a vibrant culture, Calgary boasts over 700 festivals each year, including the world famous Calgary Stampede. World-class attractions and sporting amenities, including Spruce Meadows, The Calgary Tower, Calgary Zoo, WinSport Canada Olympic Park, National Sports Hall of Fame, TELUS Spark Science Centre and Studio Bell, the National Music Centre, are just a few of the must-sees to add to your stay in Calgary.
Finally, a visit to Calgary isn’t complete without a trip to the spectacular Rocky Mountains, just an hour’s drive from the city, bursting with picturesque hikes and charming mountain towns.
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