If you’re looking for where the city meets nature, look no further than Calgary. We made Calgary and Banff to discover this area and totally loved it. The city itself is bursting with creativity and cool places to eat, drink, and see. And just under an hour and a half away, you’ll find the Rocky Mountains where there’s adventure on the slopes, in the forests, and on the glassy turquoise waters.
Calgary offers a wealth of outdoor activities and stunning scenery, as well as numerous parks and green spaces in the city.
Two rivers running through the city, gives plenty of opportunities for the visitors in Calgary to enjoy nature. The city offers beautiful walks along the river banks and numerous green spaces, such as the Olympic Park, Edworthy Park, Elliston Park, Nose Hill Park, the Weaselhead Flats, and many more. Additionally, there are also quite a few golf courses in the city itself.
Nested along the Elbow and Bow Rivers and established at the edge of the wide and open prairie, the city is also only an hour’s drive away from the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Visitors in Calgary can enjoy various outdoor activities, from skiing in winter to hiking in summer.