Calgary is the largest city in Alberta in Canada. It is a very vibrant and exciting city with lots to do and explore and so it is a wonderful city to visit. Situated between the foothills of the Canadian Rockies and the Canadian Prairies Calgary is a very beautiful place and you can have great views of the mountains from the city. There are also two rivers that flow through the city and in spring it is very green. Having a continental climate means that temperature can fluctuate massively and you might experience +30 degrees in mid summer or as low as -30 degrees in mid winter.
The city is home to a number of theatre companies and ballet companies and has a vibrant arts and cultural scene. The Calgary International Film Festival is held every year and is a particularly exciting time to visit if you are into your films. A number of marching bands are also present in the city and if you are lucky you might experience them marching through the streets.
In downtown Calgary you can find a mix of good restaurants and bars. There are also several shopping centres, including the Core Shopping Centre and Eau Claire Market. For other things to do, there is the Telus Spark, which is a massive science museum which is great for all ages. There is also Calgary Zoo which is always good to visit and the Calgary Tower, which is the tallest structure in the city and you get great views from the top. The popular 17 Avenue is well known for its bars, clubs, restaurants and other eateries and is a popular place for people to go to after dark. Other areas of interest might include Chinatown and the west end. On the West Side you can find the Heritage Park Historical Village which allows you to experience life as it was before 1914 in Alberta. There are steam trains and paddle steamers. The Olympic Park and Spruce Meadows, an equestrian centre, are other popular venues of interest for tourists. There is a strong sporting scene in the city, particularly due to its history with the Olympic Park.
So, as you can see there is a diverse amount of things to do in Calgary and it is well worth a visit. In fact, there are so many things to do that it is probably best to make a plan before you set out so you have an idea of what it is that you really want to do.
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