Best things about Calgary
There are numerous reasons to go in Calgary, and if you have relocated there, then there are a lot of things to do in the city. Apart from gawking at the beautiful sceneries and the sky high Rockies, there a lot of lakes to soothe your eyes and body. But along with all the natural beauty, it has to offer, there is certain man made guilty pleasures too which will make you fall in love with the city again and again. Here are some things to do in Calgary-
The Calgary tower
Every major Canadian city has an impressive way to get a bird's eye view of all the action in the city. Calgary tower does the needful in Calgary. This tower is some 1228 meters above sea level and gives a clear 360 view of the city. The best way to find your lost way back is to get above all the city. The tower consists of two decks of observations. First deck of observation where you along with 249 people can enjoy sweeping, uninterrupted views. After your breath has been stolen completely, head to the second observation deck and enjoy a cocktail, some appetizers and the best view in town.
Prince’s Island Park
This island near Calgary Zoo is a great place to go for a walk and play around. Trails lined with cottonwood trees steal the attention of walkers and bikers alike, while regular festivals and outdoor theater beckon to culture-hounds. The park is open to everyone all days and is free to play.
Canada is home to a number of highly respected zoos. But the Calgary Zoo leads the charge in terms of successful breeding, shows a diverse variety of animals, research dollars, and educational programs. This zoo will enable you to feel closer to Africa with hippos, mountain gorillas, giraffes and anything else you can think of. This zoo hosts more than 1000 animals along with botanical gardens, butterfly conservatory, and center for conservation and research. This zoo will surely ace in entertaining your little ones if you have any.
Calgary 17th Avenue is famous for shopping. If you are a shopaholic, you must visit these streets. While Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal are generally renowned for their caliber of shopping, however, Calgary’s 17th Avenue will quench all your thirst for shopping. You will mainstream favorites like Gravity Pope, West Elm, and Frank & Oak, to cool record shops, chic knitting boutiques and glitzy jewelry shops fit for any person all across. This avenue has a wide range of bars, shops and blingy restaurants at your service.
Public art safari
Despite the tumble reputation of a cowboy, Calgary was named as the cultural capital of Canada after 2012. This designation increased the number of outdoor art installations all around the city with artists all around the country coming to experiment their unique mediums. Hold your camera right and be ready to go on a click-marathon. With this different art, you will witness in this wonderful city.