As the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada, Calgary is situated in the south of the province. It is the largest Canadian city west of Toronto and east of Vancouver. Every year tourists flock to Calgary because of the many unique services, festival, attractions and events. The following is a list of the top destinations in Calgary:
Sant Spa: As Canada’s first medical spa and now leading spa, Sant Spa offers visitors safe, proven, and effective spa treatments by experienced professionals that are in accordance with the Quality Assurance Standards of Leading Spas of Canada and the Global Best Practices of the International Spa Association. At Sant Spa, the professionals offer full body and facial rejuvenation using non-invasive medical aesthetics and enhancing spa treatments to help people feel and look healthy. Spa services include such services as: therapeutic massage, facials, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, teeth whitening, and more.
Glenbow Museum: As the largest museum in Western Canada, Glenbow Museum displays a variety of exhibits, from traditions of piercing and tattooing traditions, to life in certain tribes in Western Africa, to Canada’s heritage.
Calgary Stampede: Stampede Park is famous for such events as the 10-day Calgary Stampede which features the rodeo, chuckwagon races, agricultural fair and exhibitions, midway, trade fair, art exhibit and sale, Indian Village, and much more. The Calgary Stampede is called “the greatest outdoor show on earth”.
The Calgary Zoo: Visitors at the Calgary Zoo will get to see more than 1,000 animals from all over the world, including Kamala, the famous painting elephant as well as a Prehistoric Dinosaur Park and the Botanical Garden.
The Military Museums: The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada’s navy, army, and air force, as well as educating the public about Canada’s military. When you visit the Military Museums, you will learn about the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. You will also learn about 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.
Calgary Spaceport: At the Calgary Spaceport, you will experience the science and most recent developments in high technology communication, aviation, and space exploration. SpacePort features an aluminum prototype of NASA’s space shuttle orbiter, interactive displays from the Canadian Space Agency, a moon rock exhibit, flight and motion simulators, and more interactive space and aviation adventures.
Canada Olympic Park: Canada Olympic Park (COP) is the crown jewel of the XV Olympic Winter Games and Calgary’s premiere year-round sport and tourist attraction. Canada Olympic Park (COP) was a major venue in the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. Take a guided bus tour to learn about Canada’s Olympic heritage. You can also attend the Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum to view Olympic films. There is an interactive Olympic Challenge Gallery where you can test your speed, strength, endurance, and accuracy.
Every year tourists flock to Calgary and make wonderful and long lasting memories. Calgary offers visitors a wide range of attractions and activities for everyone to enjoy.
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September 22 2011 01:20 am | Destinations