Just a skipping stone away from East Village, across the George C. King Bridge (formerly St. Patrick's Bridge), St. Patrick’s Island opened in 2015, offering East Village residents and all Calgarians a beautifully revitalized 31-acre backyard. Nature lovers, families and urban explorers alike can revel in the natural beauty that has been restored through mindful renewal and a biophilia master plan – a landscape design approach that nurtures the bond between people and nature.
Completed in 1936, the Administrative Building is one of the oldest government-built structures in Banff and a recognized Federal Heritage Building. Wander the grounds and admire this rustic building, built in the Tudor-Revival architectural style with rubble limestone and cedar-shingled, pitched roofs. Inside the building, exhibits tell of the building’s history.
For decades, Fort McMurray was a transportation hub. In the spring, railcars would arrive to unload their wares, which were then transferred to ships that travelled up the Athabasca River, distributing goods to remote communities as far north as the Arctic. Heritage Shipyard celebrates and preserves this essential part of the region's past with historical vessels, two train cars, a collection of artifacts and the Jack “Torchy” Peden Centre and gift shop.
7 Nights accomodation at the Sandman Hotel Calgary City Centre including return flights from London. Transfers/car hire can be added.
Your holiday twins the Calgary Stampede with stays in Banff and Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies. It includes entrance to the Stampede, all hotels - in Lake Louise staying at the Iconic Fairmont Chateau. Price correct as of 11/09/15.
Spend a week or more exploring the spectacular national parks in Alberta