Review of Calgary
Flights to Calgary take you to a cosmopolitan metropolis with its heart in Canada's old Wild West. A Calgary holiday can include hiking or skiing in mountainous Banff and Jasper National Parks.
Things to do
The Glenbow Museum tells the story of Calgary's frontier heritage, while a stroll along the Bow River opens up views of the skyscrapers in downtown Calgary. Travel outside the city to explore the rugged wilderness in Banff National Park.
Downtown Calgary and Kensington are home to art galleries and boutiques, while 17th Avenue is dotted with quirky clothes shops. Before homeward flights from Calgary, visitors can pick up Western wear from Riley & McCormick.
Perfectly grilled, tender Alberta beef is a treat after your flight to Calgary. The best Calgary restaurants are concentrated in the downtown core, in Chinatown, Kensington, and along 17th Avenue.
Calgary's main concentration of bars and nightclubs is along Stephen Ave Mall and south of downtown. Visit a Western-style bar for an authentic taste of Calgary. Tickets to watch ice hockey at the Pengrowth Saddledome are available in winter.
When to go
KLM has frequent flights to Calgary. Choose the date of your Calgary ticket to catch world-renowned events like the Calgary Stampede or for Calgary skiing holidays in nearby Banff National Park.