Breathe in the colorful and exotic life unfolding at the enchanting Muttart Conservatory. Each of the four iconic pyramids holds a themed garden representing a different world biome, with species that hail from Mexico to Madagascar.
Inglewood bears the distinction of being Calgary's oldest neighbourhood, having been established adjacent to Fort Calgary in 1875. The founding of the community was led by Major John Stewart, Acheson Irvine and James Macleod, including the development of 9 Ave. S.E. (formerly named Atlantic Avenue), which became the city of Calgary’s first authentic main street.
The public spaces of East Village, from the two kilometres of RiverWalk™ to urban parks and heritage buildings, are an invitation to explore every corner of our urban village. Bridges and pathways connect EV to other Calgary neighbourhoods in world-class style, the various innovative parks are places to relax in the urban rush, and the carefully-restored historic buildings are a reminder of EV's roots as Calgary's first neighbourhood.
Spend a week or more exploring the spectacular national parks in Alberta.
See the spectacular Canadian Rockies from every angle. Enjoy panoramic views of glacier-fed lakes, crashing waterfalls and snowy mountains in comfort on the Rocky Mountaineer train. Your trip will be rounded off in style with an unforgettable helicopter ride – the best way to appreciate the beauty of the Rockies.
Take a step back in time! Head-Smashed-In Historic Site and Museum commemorates the oldest buffalo jump on the Canadian prairie. In contrast you will also visit Drumheller and see the Badlands where dinosaurs used to roam.