Calgary, a city full of action

Calgary, a city full of action

This Canadian city is known and will be remembered as the city that hosted the Olympic Winter Games 1988, however the city has, today, many places of interest for tourists looking for sightseeing, but also a bit of action for everyone.

Obviously you have to visit the Olympic Park, not only for its historical significance, but also because we can release adrenaline into the mountain bike park, throw on a zip line, play hockey etc.. The park is located on the outskirts of the city, therefore, it is best to head to a Calgary car rental site to move around the city freely and your air. The park is located near the western edge of the city along Highway 1. It is interesting to see the Walk of Fame as testimony Olympic games Calgary and elite athletes. If you dare, you can go for a walk 60 seconds in bobsleigh, with a professional driver in an Olympic course at 120 miles per hour. Obviously this is not for everyone.

Puppet Theatre and the Calgary Corn Maze.

One of the most fun things you can do in Calgary, especially if traveling with family, to enjoy a puppet show. It is a classic in the city. In addition to his shows, theater, organize workshops for children that are a marvel of creativity and fun.
The Calgary Corn Maze is since then a different attraction, which has become very popular in recent times. This is a pumpkin patch and zoo combined. All built in the shape of a maze, so that one has to find his own way back, among other attractions. This fun leisure center is open between July and October.

Eau Claire Market

The Eau Claire market itself is synonymous with the city itself. The market is in constant turmoil always mobbed by the locals and curious tourists. Located across the street from Calgary, the market is an amalgam of colors. They sell mainly food, spices and handicrafts. There are numerous restaurants in the market, where to pause and eat quietly. The market is a good way to really introduce you to the authentic atmosphere of the city.

Fort Calgary Historic Park

In this historic park, all the buildings are of 1915 or earlier, the opposite of the modern Calgary. It is a very curious contrast is striking. The park covers 10 hectares that make up a recreated city to explore, with a school, a safe, a mill, church, and more. Also, you can ride the steam train, catch a tram etc.

Fish Creek Provincial Park

In southwest Calgary is this huge park is a wildlife reserve hidden within the city limits. It has many trails that intersect to form a maze that will delight for walkers, cyclists and the many animals that inhabit the park.
In closing, you must climb to the top of the Calgary Tower at 160 meters above the ground, and take in the spectacular views of the city and extending to the Canadian Rockies. The perfect end to your visit to Calgary.