Welcome to Calgary, Canada’s hidden gem at the heart of Alberta.

It’s a city where modern skyscrapers cast shadows on centuries of history, where the majestic Rockies embrace an urban playground, and where cultural diversity meets natural wonder.

Best Things to Do in Downtown Calgary

Here are a few attractions worth exploring in this Canadian city in half a day to a day trip.

Start with Coffee at the Simmons Building

It’s a culinary hub which houses the Charbar restaurant, Sidewalk Citizen Bakery, and Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters.

Enjoy Art Installations in the East Village

Murals, sculptures, and digital art by international and local artists give life to our streets and public spaces. Look out for them as you walk around, there are plenty along the riverfront and underpasses, walls, plazas, and islands.

Bike or Walk Along Bow River Pathway

The Bow River Pathway in Calgary is a scenic and extensive network of pedestrian and cycling pathways that run alongside the Bow River.

Explore St Patrick’s Island

It’s 31 acres of mostly natural landscapes which include forests, wetlands, and green spaces with plenty of hiking trails and biking trails and skiing in the winter.

Enjoy Prince’s Island

The park boasts lush green spaces, mature trees, flowering gardens, and meandering pathways that offer a peaceful and natural escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.

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