Calgary is in the province of Alberta, Canada. It is well-known as a financial leader in the country and it was the first city in Canada to host the Olympic Games in 1988. This beautiful city in Canada is a good choice for tourists who love to golf, visit the sights, or just stroll around and pick your own fun – there is always things to do in Calgary.
Animal lovers will enjoy going to the Calgary Zoo, which is run by the Zoological Society. About 800 animals live there, including 120 different species of fish, animals and insects. It can be visited every day of the year except Christmas Day.
Do you love to golf? There are eight municipal golf courses to choose from in Calgary, and they range from ones good for beginners to those great for more experienced golfers.
If you love comics and pop culture, then plan your Canadian holiday at the end of April to attend the annual Calgary Expo. It features special appearances from TV, cartoons, books, anime, and more and attracts more than 60,000 fans.
Calgary has a prairie-steppe type climate with cold, but sunny winters and rain that falls in the summertime.
If your tastes run more to opera, you have a choice of coming between May and September to see the Calgary Opera. They are a company that performs inside the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium several times during that timeframe.
Get to Calgary in June if you love to run, as the Calgary marathon is on 1 June. This is the longest running marathon in the country, as it started back in 1963. There are also a half marathon and a 5 and 10K run for those who want to do a shorter race.
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