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Major Attractions

Here’s our list of Calgary’s main attractions: those special places that make Calgary unique and your first stop when friends and family are visiting from out of town.

Calgary Zoo (Family Fun Calgary)
Take a Trip Around the World’s Wildlife at The Calgary Zoo

From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo takes you to see over 1,000 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla‚Äôs rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds for a grizzly bear encounter! […]

WinSport Bike Park (Family Fun Calgary)
WinSport Bike Park

WinSport has loads of great activities, winter or summer. In the summer of 2019, they built a bike park to allow riders of all levels to practice and develop their skills and abilities. The goal is to give guests the confidence and skill to progress to the downhill trails at
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Calgary Zoo Bugtopia (Family Fun Calgary)
There’s a New Playground in Town: Bugtopia at the Calgary Zoo

If you have little bug lovers in your house, and even if you don’t, you’ll definitely want to check out the new playground in the Canadian Wilds at the Calgary Zoo. It’s Bugtopia, a nature-inspired, interactive play area that’s all about Alberta bugs and it opens on June 26, 2020!
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Glacier Skywalk Jasper National Park
Glacier Skywalk: It’s OK to Look Down!

The Glacier Skywalk, located near the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre (which is one hour from Jasper or two and a half hours from Banff), gives guests a one-of-a-kind mountain experience. This marvel of engineering allows visitors to walk out on a glass-floored walkway that extends from a cliff, looking
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Bow Habitat Station's Discover Centre (Family Fun Calgary)
Bow Habitat Station & Discovery Centre

Bow Habitat Station offers a unique setting where you can learn about and explore Alberta’s natural environment. Located in the heart of Calgary in Pearce Estate Park, Bow Habitat Station is made up of a visitor’s centre, the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery, and the Pearce Estate Park Interpretive Wetland. […]

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (Family Fun Calgary)
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

The Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum houses a whole variety of Olympic-themed exhibits and paraphernalia. This is the only Canadian museum devoted to the Olympic Games in Canada and it is the largest in all of North America. […]

Spruce Meadows (Family Fun Calgary)
Spruce Meadows

A premier equestrian facility just at the edge of the city. Spruce Meadows hosts a number of show jumping tournaments throughout the year, as well as other events such as the Christmas Bazaar and the Agrium Bluegrass Festival. […]

Calgary Tower (Family Fun Calgary)
The Calgary Tower Has the Best 360 Degree View in the City!

Officially opened June 30th 1968, the ‘Tower’ has become the City of Calgary’s most famous and identifiable physical landmark. One of the first Towers of its kind, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in Calgary and is a must-see on any tourist’s itinerary. […]

Winsport's Canada Olympic Park in Calgary AB
WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park

This is an excellent year round facility where you can go biking in the summer and skiing and boarding in the winter all at very reasonable prices. […]

Calgary Zoo Membership (Family Fun Calgary)
Calgary Zoo Memberships: A Whole Year of Fun and Learning for One Low Price

The Calgary Zoo is one of the greatest attractions in Calgary, no matter your age. Kids naturally love getting a peek at all the animals, Moms with kids in tow know that it’s a wonderful outing in the fresh air, and teens might discover a passion they never before realized.
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